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Our rentals in Dana Point, California, have luxurious amenities, beautiful decor and spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. They also provide an easy way to escape the daily grind and immerse in SoCal's lifestyle.
Dana Point is a water lover's destination with more than 340 days of sunshine a year. The city has one of the only harbors along the Orange County coast. Dana Point Harbor houses more than 2,500 boats and features yacht clubs, shops, restaurants, and beach for swimming. Other popular activities at the harbor include whale-watching, fishing, kayaking, cruises and sailing. For an unforgettable experience, sail to Catalina Island. This hot spot offers a bustling destination with beaches, golf, horseback riding and hiking.
Our rentals in Dana Point sit near other pristine beaches in California. Enjoy lounging on Salt Creek Beach or Doheny State Beach. Then try some recreational activities, such as biking, hiking, stand-up paddling, swimming and surfing. Plenty of local companies host lessons and tours, so everyone can learn in a safe environment.
When not playing outside, browse the area's shopping scene. With a focus on local goods, Dana Point has a selection of boutiques and galleries, so visitors support area businesses. Shop for beachwear, clothing, home decor, jewelry, fresh food and quirky souvenirs. While out, stop by Ocean Institute to learn about marine life and buy ocean-themed items from the gift shop. On Saturdays, shop locally sourced baked goods, produce, home goods and more at Dana Point Farmers Market.
Dana Point also has a raved-about food scene that has been featured in Food and Wine magazine. Chef-led restaurants that overlook the ocean offer an upscale ambiance perfect for special occasions and date-nights. Then there's handcrafted burgers, seafood and steak, Italian, farm-to-table, sushi, and other international favorites. At night, watch the sunset while dining at area breweries, bars, pubs and hangouts. While planning a trip, schedule some time to attend a local festival that celebrates art, food, wine and coastal living.
Those who stay in Dana Point are within driving distance to southern California’s best attractions. Guests will find Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Huntington Beach and Angel Stadium of Anaheim less than an hour's drive north. Head south – for less than two hours – and end up in San Diego. This destination houses a zoo, USS Midway Museum, and a thriving arts and culture scene.
After exploring, relax in your beachfront house or condominium. No matter which you choose, our Dana Point rentals include home-like amenities with fully equipped kitchens, spacious bedrooms, cable TV or streaming services, free WiFi, and laundry appliances. Many also have community or private pools and hot tubs, so guests can relax. Our guests may also stay near golf resorts, spas, remote beaches and in gated communities.
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Our Hollywood vacation rentals give you access to star-studded attractions, high-end shopping, diverse dining and sites only found in California. iTrip Vacations Hollywood manages vacation rentals in Los Angeles County, including Burbank, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz, Silver Lake and West Hollywood.
Guests who book our Hollywood vacation rentals will find plenty to do. Start your trip at the most iconic landmark in Los Angeles, the Hollywood sign in Griffith Park. While the sign is restricted to the public, visitors can go horseback riding through the park to the top of Mount Hollywood. Hiking is also popular, with top sites such as Runyan Canyon, Beachwood Canyon, Verdugo Mountains and Malibu Mountains nearby. For a more laid-back activity, enjoy a scenic drive along famous Mulholland Drive.
The Hollywood area also provides other outdoor recreation options. For an in-depth look into the universe, visit Griffith Observatory where guests peer through telescopes. All ages love to go wild at Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, which houses more than 1,400 animals. Additionally, those who want a beach day can drive only 45 minutes to nearby Santa Monica and Malibu. To take the ultimate Hollywood tour, hop on a celebrity bus home tour to drive by former homes – from Marilyn Monroe and Leonardo DiCaprio to Katy Perry and Justin Bieber.
Plan to spend a couple days at Universal Studios Hollywood, a film studio with amusement parks including Wizarding World of Harry Potter. After some thrills, tour other famous movie studios and TV shows in Hollywood. The city features big names such as Warner Bros. Studios, Paramount Studios, The Ellen Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live.
For art and culture, museums near our Hollywood vacation rentals include Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Getty, Museum of Contemporary Art, Natural History Museum, La Brea Tar Pits, The Broad and California Science Center.
Hollywood and Highland serves as a top destination for shopping, sites and food. Stroll the Hollywood Walk of Fame, shop designer brands, then select from dozens of restaurants. All ages love searching for hand and footprints of famous stars at Chinese Theater, which also plays the latest releases. See where celebrities gather for the coveted Oscar Awards at Dolby Theatre. Other family-friendly attractions include Guinness World of Records Museum, Hollywood Museum, Hollywood Wax Museum, and Ripley's Believe It or Not. Our guests also enjoy watching their favorite performers at Hollywood Bowl, which hosts lively concerts under the stars.
West Hollywood sits 10 minutes from Hollywood and also offers exciting things to do. In West Hollywood, stroll Sunset Strip and Melrose Avenue – top spots for people-watching, indulging in culinary delights and celebrity sightings. For some pampering, fashion and entertainment, head to Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. This three-block area features high-end designers, fine dining and upscale beauty treatments.
In addition, the Los Angeles area hosts some of the largest Hollywood events and sports competitions in the country. In fall and winter, get ready for college football's Rose Bowl, Emmy Awards, the Golden Globes, Grammy Awards, Academy Awards, Halloween Parade and L.A. Auto Show. Spring and summer bring L.A. Film Festival, Restaurant Week, the County Fair and Anime Expo.
Sports fan have plenty of reason to cheer, too. Our Hollywood vacation rentals offer easy access to Dodger Stadium (MLB), Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers (NBA), Los Angeles Kings (NHL), the Rams and Chargers (NFL), as well as other favorites in soccer, women's football, college football and basketball, baseball, and racing.
While vacationing in Hollywood and Los Angeles, our guests also have access to diverse flavors from around the world. The city's eclectic population comes alive through a world-renown food scene that showcases local and international cuisine. Find everything from American and Asian to French, Latin, Persian and Russian to pizza and pubs.
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La Quinta vacation rentals are located in California's beautiful Coachella Valley and feature majestic mountain views. The city has more than 300 days of sunshine per year with little rainfall. This dry climate paired with natural attractions makes it easy to enjoy the great outdoors with friends and family.
Our La Quinta rental homes offer easy access to more than 12 golf courses and PGA West, a 2,200-acre resort with six courses designed by golf legends. Players may select from public and private options, such as SilverRock Resort, La Quinta Resort and Palm Royale Country Club. The area also hosts annual tournaments and PGA Tour events where golf greats compete.
For hikers and bikers, explore miles of rolling desert and well-marked bike lanes. Active types will find mountain biking opportunities including steep climbs and descents, single-track rides along canyon ridges, and heart-pumping rides through desert sand and lose rock. For something less intense, visit Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains, Lake Cahuilla, and Fred Wolff Nature Preserve. Hikers will find miles of trails that wind through the desert mountains and range in difficulty.
The area also offers some of the best boutique shopping in Coachella Valley. Old Town La Quinta sits at the foot of Santa Rosa Mountains and offers dining, shopping, and spa and salon services. Retailers sell everything from clothing and accessories to locally made food and art. Then sample fresh flavors created by regional chefs, or sip a favorite beverage while admiring the view. On Sundays from October through April, browse La Quinta Farmers Market, which showcases hundreds of vendors from all over California.
Looking for live entertainment? Check out La Quinta's nightlife scene. Sit outside under the stars and listen to local bands. Beer lovers should stop by La Quinta Brewing Company. Or see who's playing at Big Rock Pub and Fantasy Springs Casino Resort in nearby Indigo, California. In addition, festival-goers love La Quinta, as it hosts art festivals, Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, fashion shows, food fests, and wellness events.
Our La Quinta vacation rentals offer a safe place to relax and unwind. Many homes feature desert mountain views, private pools, large outdoor spaces, and professional landscaping. Those who stay in PGA West vacation homes also have direct access to courses and picturesque views. In addition, rentals range in size – including up to five- and six-bedroom homes perfect for families and groups. Those traveling in smaller groups or solo will find a selection of villas and condos in La Quinta Cove, Indian Palms and throughout Coachella Valley. There are plenty of pet-friendly rental homes in La Quinta, too.
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Vacation in Laguna Beach and experience coastal beauty and exciting attractions. iTrip Vacations Laguna Beach offers vacation rentals in Laguna Beach, Dana Point and San Clemente, California.
A tropical landscape, stunning beaches and beautiful weather make this section of California's coastline a perfect destination that leaves guests refreshed, relaxed and wanting more fun. Situated between Los Angeles and San Diego, try some of the best recreational activities and mainland attractions found on the West Coast. Laguna Beach offers the best of both worlds.
With over 340 days of sunshine annually, world-class beaches and things to do, our rentals provide access to both small-town and big-city attractions. Start by spending time at the beach. Crystal Cove State Park, Heisler Park and Crescent Bay Point Park offer spacious beaches, trails, and lots of photo ops. While many visitors will see wildlife at these outdoor spaces, those who want a closer look should tour Pacific Marine Mammal Center. This rehabilitation facility cares for local marine mammals such as sea lions and seals.
For more outdoor fun, visit tide pools, kayak among dolphins, golf in the canyon, and enjoy world-class spas and shopping. Dana Point Harbor has all types of water activities, including whale-watching, fishing and sailing. San Clemente attracts professional and amateur surfers who enjoy sporting events and competitions. Then take a day-trip to Catalina Island, a top place for golf, horseback riding and shopping. Visitors also enjoy riding Laguna Beach Trolley, which offers free transportation on weekends. At the end of the day, catch a sunset from your balcony.
Love art? Laguna Beach also hosts world-famous events such as Pageant of the Masters, Sawdust Festival and Art-a-Fair outdoor festivals. Laguna Art Museum provides the opportunity to browse fine art only created by California artists. More local artists are featured in galleries and during monthly art walks. Other celebrations showcase music, dance, painting, skim-boarding and holidays.
And don't forget the shopping and dining. This city has ranked among the top shopping destinations for its 100-plus independently owned boutiques. When it's time to eat, select from some of the best restaurants in southern California. Travelers will find oceanfront hangouts, dog-friendly patios, breweries, wineries, family restaurants and casual dives. There are several nightlife options, too.
Our Laguna Beach and Dana Point rentals serve as a place to relax and explore all the Pacific Coast offers without having to stay in busy areas. Nearby, find Disneyland, SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo, Knott's Berry Farm and Universal Studios. Downtown Los Angeles is less than an hour's drive, and offers studio tours, upscale shopping and possible celebrity sightings.
iTrip Vacations Laguna Beach manages different rental options – from beachfront homes to oceanfront condos – most with pristine water views. Couples, solo and business travelers enjoy luxury cottages and condos located in gated communities. Families and larger groups can rent spacious houses with private pools, patios, hot tubs and beach access.
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Plan a Malibu vacation and escape to one of the most famous destinations in southern California. iTrip Vacations Malibu manages short-term rentals in Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Brentwood, Marina Del Ray and Pacific Palisades.
Measuring 30 miles along the Pacific Ocean, Malibu features sandy shores and places to explore. Even Hollywood celebrities and top athletes flock to Malibu, as many own properties along its shores. The city's beaches are world-renown for providing the perfect playground. Popular things to do include boat tours, snorkeling, hiking, watching sunsets, surfing and seeing marine life. One top attraction is Malibu Pier, home to charters, a museum, fishing, whale-watching, restaurants and shopping. To admire upscale homes and enjoy high-end shopping, drive to nearby Brentwood located near UCLA and Westwood.
Known as a more remote spot, Zuma Beach offers coastal vibes and sunset views. A top spot for families is Westward Beach, considered a secret among locals and located in proximity to Zuma Beach. In addition, surfers find their place at Surfrider Beach, famous for waves and named the first World Surfing Reserve.
Or stay in Marina Del Ray, a coastal community perfect for sailing and cycling. To enjoy luxury without the crowds, Pacific Palisades offers mountain and ocean views, a vibrant village, and biking paths. Other hot spots located near our Malibu vacation rentals include Point Dume State Beach and Preserve, Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach, Malibu Lagoon State Beach, and Point Mugu State Park.
After some much-needed beach time, explore Malibu's dining and shopping scenes. The area features dozens of restaurants, many with waterfront views and diverse menus. Visitors can also spend a full day shopping. One must-see stop is Malibu Country Mart, packed full of boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and an outdoor playground for kids. The city also has more than 75 retail stores, selling everything from apparel and clothing to beach gear and jewelry.
In addition to dining and shopping, the Malibu area has more than a dozen wineries, many of which offer tastings and tours. Sample some of SoCal's most delicious flavors and see the area in a new way. Popular options include Malibu Wine Trail Tour, Malibu Wine Safaris, Malibu Discovery and Malibu Wines.
Guests who book a Malibu vacation rental also enjoy easy access to Santa Monica and its attractions, events and restaurants. Located less than 10 miles from Los Angeles Airport and a 15-minute drive from Malibu, Santa Monica ranks as a great day-trip option.
Enjoy the city's lively atmosphere and stylish culture. Find top attractions – such as Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Beach, Third Street Promenade in downtown and Pacific Park. The city also provides hikers and nature lovers with opportunities to bike, walk, run, and meet locals. While visiting, don’t miss the world-famous Strand, a walking and biking path that runs along the shore between Santa Monica in the north, 22 miles down to Redondo Beach in the south. Then head to Venice. This city is home to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, which is considered “the coolest block in America”. Get ready to experience its sophisticated laid-back vibe and mile-long strip of fashion, art, and food near Venice Beach.
Santa Monica also offers a vibrant arts and culture scene. Throughout the city, visitors find art centers, galleries, museums, public murals, theaters and live entertainment. Signature summer events include Main Street Summer Solstice and Twilight Concert Series, while fall and winter bring food festivals and holiday events.
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Book a Newport Beach vacation rental, and experience luxury living paired with a laid-back coastal vibe. iTrip Vacations has vacation rentals in Newport Beach, Balboa Island and Corona Del Mar.
Newport Beach is a coastal fantasyland where leisure and style come together. Situated on the Pacific Ocean in Orange County – between Los Angeles and San Diego – this California vacation destination welcomes visitors to enjoy the water, activities, culture, food and much more.
Kick off your Newport Beach vacation and explore the great outdoors. Spend the day at one of the area's beaches, including Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar State Beach and Little Corona Beach. These spots provide guests opportunities for boating, whale-watching, fishing, surfing, swimming, soaking up the sun and more. Or watch a sunset with loved ones at Inspiration Point, one of the top spots for hiking, ocean views and relaxing. The area also houses The Wedge, a popular place for surfing and huge waves.
Located in the Newport Beach Harbor, guests will find the Balboa peninsula, a top attraction full of fun, locals, shopping and things to do. For example, hang out on the Balboa Pier, play all day at Balboa Beach, shop boutiques, and try fresh foods at one of the local restaurants. In addition, visitors will also have a blast at the Balboa Fun Zone, one of southern California's oldest amusement parks and top attractions. At the park, your family can ride the waterfront Ferris Wheel, play arcade games, tour a museum, rent bikes and book harbor cruises.
Newport Beach also serves as a central location to many attractions that make southern California a premier vacation destination. From Newport Beach, there are several day trip ideas, attractions, kids' activities, hidden gems and adventures to make your beach vacation memorable. Your family will have easy access to Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Laguna Beach Art Festival, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and others. Newport Beach is also convenient to the Anaheim Convention Center by car.
Pasadena and the Rose Bowl is about 50 miles to the north of Newport Beach and is easily reachable within an hour by car.
While vacationing in Newport Beach, enjoy the natural and arts attractions that celebrate the area's history and culture. One must-see is the Orange County Museum of Art, home to 3,000-plus pieces and exhibits for the whole family. The Environmental Nature Center houses 3.5 acres of walking trails, wildlife habitats and plants, educating visitors about the area and natural preservation. Other attractions include the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center and Sherman Library and Gardens.
The area also features dozens of restaurants, shopping and family-friendly events. Top restaurants in Newport Beach range from inexpensive to chic, featuring fresh seafood, Italian favorites, American classics and chef-inspired creations. Due to the city's location, visitors have plenty of waterfront dining options, perfect for spending time with loved ones and watching the waves roll along the shore. Wine aficionados should schedule a tasting at the Orange Coast Winery, owned by award-winning wine-making locals.
Your Newport Beach vacation rental is also located near one of the top shopping destinations in the area. Fashion Island, an upscale open-air lifestyle center, houses hundreds of stores and restaurants including Neiman Marcus, Whole Foods and Macy's. Don't forget to browse boutiques and souvenir shop in nearby Corona Del Mar, Newport Coast, Balboa Island, Balboa Village, and Mariner's Mile.
In addition to the year-round activities and things to do in Newport Beach, the city also hosts several festivals and events that bring the community together. Signature events include: Orange County Restaurant Week, the Newport Wine Festival, an annual Lobsterfest, the Tomato and Pepper Tasting, and the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, the longest running of its kind in the U.S.
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Our Palm Desert vacation rentals are located in heart of Coachella Valley. This thriving region in California is recognized around the world where mountains, deserts and oasis meet to offer luxury living. iTrip Vacations Palm Desert manages short-term rentals in Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and El Paseo.
Palm Desert features a warm, dry climate that averages 360 days of sunshine annually. Its climate and natural landscapes provide the perfect place to enjoy outdoor recreation – whether at area attractions or near our vacation homes. Plus, many of our rentals are located in beautiful golf-course communities. Players will find dozens of options, and guests are welcome to watch PGA and tennis greats compete.
Those who don't play golf have action-packed and family-friendly attractions. Start by exploring The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. For something more remote, hike trails at Coachella Valley Preserve, Santa Rosa Mountains, San Jacinto Mountains and Palms to Pines Scenic Byway. For a bird's-eye-view, take a hot air balloon ride or enjoy mountain-top dining with breathtaking views on the Palm Springs Tramway.
The Palm Desert region also offers opportunities to enjoy arts and culture. Palm Springs Art Museum, CODA Gallery and McCallum Theater for Performing Arts welcome guests year-round. History buffs enjoy browsing exhibits at Museum of Ancient Wonders, area parks, memorial sites, and scenic gardens that showcase seasonal plants and flowers.
Fashion is also big in Palm Desert. Shoppers have access to both famed boutiques and outdoor shopping experiences at El Paseo, The River, and Westfield Mall. The area also hosts Fashion Week El Paseo, a week-long event that serves as the West Coast's largest consumer fashion show. At the event, meet celebrities, enjoy cocktails and shop new trends. For some rest and relaxation, get rejuvenated at one of the many spas and salons available.
Palm Springs and surrounding communities host annual events and offer night owls local hangouts. Coachella and Stagecoach draw music fans from around the world. Other signature events in Palm Desert include film festivals, horse shows, art festivals, Tour de Palm Springs, food and wine fests, parades and parties. If this isn't enough local buzz, check out the bars, clubs, casinos and breweries.
Our Palm Desert vacation properties welcome all ages – from families with small children to retirees, couples, friends and solo travelers. Our local managers oversee a collection of Palm Desert houses and villas ranging from two bedrooms to five bedrooms. Many homes also have large private patios, private pools, spacious living areas, full kitchens and stunning desert views.
Many visitors choose to stay in Rancho Mirage, a community that has even attracted past U.S. Presidents. Families with children love more than 80 exhibits at Children's Museum of the Desert. Then gaze the sky at Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory. Other attractions include historic Sunnylands, Rancho Mirage Amphitheater and Agua Caliente Resort Casino.
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Vacation in San Diego and visit one of the best cities in California! iTrip Vacations San Diego North offers rental homes in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, all located north of San Diego's thriving metro.
Ranked among the best climates in the world, San Diego is characterized by warm summers, mild winters and low annual rainfall. Its sunny weather paired with 70 miles of gorgeous beaches and attractions provide the perfect ingredients for memorable family vacations.
For outside fun, enjoy golfing, swimming, fishing, boating, snorkeling, sailing, surfing, kayaking, biking, hiking, hang-gliding and whale-watching. Popular beaches include La Jolla Cove, Coronado Beach, Mission Beach and Pacific Beach. Guests who need fewer crowds and a more remote hang out, should head to Torry Pines State Natural Reserve and the Children's Pool where seals gather and play.
San Diego also ranks among the best destinations for families, according to TripAdvisor. Kids love the variety of attractions including Sea World, Belmont Park, San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, Birch Aquarium, and Legoland. Don't miss MLB's San Diego Padres at Petco Park, one of the top stadiums in the world. Families also enjoy San Diego’s thriving downtown, shopping and museums.
For a sample of everything, schedule a San Diego trolley tour. The tour begins at Old Town Market and allows visitors to explore the harbor where they find museums, cruises and whale-watching excursions. Seaport Village serves as another destination that offers cobblestone pathways that lead visitors to shops, an antique carousel, street performers, face-painters, musicians and other entertainers. Moving a little further south, find Gaslamp Quarter. This 16-block area has more than 70 restaurants along with shopping at Horton Plaza. Additionally, ferries depart several times a day to nearby Coronado Island.
Balboa Park – among the largest urban cultural parks in the U.S. – is home to 15 museums, numerous art galleries, gardens and the Tony Award-winning Old Globe Theatre. Take a day to explore antique shops and a Saturday farmers market. Then learn and play at Fleet Science Center, San Diego Air and Space Museum, the National History Museum (theNAT), and Comic-Con Museum. The park also hosts live performances such as dance, a puppet theater, youth ballet and symphony, and events at Spreckles Organ Pavilion.
San Diego also hosts annual events that celebrate culture, colorful neighborhoods, military history and California style. Sample new food and meet locals during food and wine fests, restaurant week, San Diego County Fair, and Beer Week. Kids love visiting in October when they receive free admission to the city's top attractions. Or get ready for some action during Del Mar racing season, July Fourth and San Diego's famous Comic-Con International in July.
iTrip offers a variety of San Diego vacation rentals, including cottages, condos and beach houses. Many guests enjoy staying in Marina Del Mar rental homes, a resort community in Oceanside with harbor and ocean views. Whether for business or leisure, studios and one- and two-bedroom rentals are fully equipped with everything guests needs for a relaxing stay. Families and groups may book larger homes and penthouses with lots of space and privacy. No matter where visitors stay, they receive five-star service complete with luxurious amenities, scenic views and comfort.
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Our San Jose vacation rentals place guests in the center of innovation and culture. The area – known as the capital of Silicon Valley – provides opportunities for outdoor recreation, architecture, historical sites and entertainment. iTrip Vacations San Jose manages rentals in Cupertino, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Gatos.
San Jose sits south of San Francisco and ranks the third largest city in California. Its location enables guests to explore the great outdoors by biking, hiking, playing golf, admiring gardens, and creating adventures at state and local parks. Top outdoor attractions in San Jose include Municipal Rose Garden, Happy Hollow Park and Zoo, Alum Rock Park, Raging Waters water park, and Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve.
One of the best ways to see the area is by taking a city tour. These activities are led by local guides and feature San Jose's history and diversity. For example, Winchester Mystery House and its haunting reputation draw thousands each year. Then learn about Basilica of St. Joseph, Sikh Gurdwara, Japantown and San Jose City Hall. While touring, add Santana Row to the must-see list. This spot serves as world-class destination for dining, shopping and events.
Those who book a San Jose vacation rental also have access to museums and interactive attractions. Families enjoy Children's Discovery Museum and The Tech Interactive, which offer ways for guests to learn and play. For a glimpse into art and history, visit Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose Museum of Art, Computer History Museum, and Japanese American Museum of San Jose.
When not indulging in San Jose's culture, gear up for sports. The area hosts action-packed excitement in baseball, hockey, soccer, and football in venues such as SAP Center and Levi's Stadium. And don't forget collegiate athletics with San Jose State University, Santa Clara University and Stanford University, to name a few. For more events, head to San Jose McEnery Convention Center, which hosts hundreds of auto shows, comic cons, tech conferences and trade shows.
In addition, San Jose has a raved-about entertainment and nightlife scene. From intimate venues welcoming up-and-comers to arenas and theatrical shows, there's plenty of live performance options. San Jose Center for the Performing Arts hosts Broadway shows and major productions. Other must-see venues include San Jose Civic Center, California Theatre, San Jose Improv, Mountain Winery and Shoreline Amphitheater. The city also has bistros, nightclubs, comedy clubs, jazz clubs and relaxing lounges.
One of the Bay Area's best-kept secrets, the San Jose food scene features breweries, wine bars and award-winning restaurants. Foodies will find a global selection with options ranging from American traditional and Greek to Ethiopian, Mexican, Italian and Asian. San Pedro Square Market in downtown San Jose has nearly 20 locally owned food vendors. Or stroll picturesque streets and select from dozens of other options. For some of the best beer in the area, head to Heritage Brewing, Strike Brewing Company and Hapa's Brewing Company. Visitors also enjoy touring over 35 area vineyards and wineries located in San Jose, Santa Cruz Mountains and Santa Clara Valley.
Our San Jose vacation rentals also provide guests with scenic day-trip ideas. San Francisco is located about an hour north, and Santa Cruz is less than an hour's drive southwest. Other nearby destinations include Oakland, Berkeley and Monterey – all home to exciting attractions and things to do.
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