San Jose Itinerary 5 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 5 days in San Jose with this travel itinerary for a memorable experience!

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5 Days in San Jose - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - San Jose is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in San Jose when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for San Jose tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in San Jose ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in San Jose. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of San Jose. You can visit popular places in San Jose, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in San Jose?

The budget cost of 5 days in San Jose is USD 775. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for San Jose 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in San Jose are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in San Jose in 5 days?

Cathedral Basilica Of St. Joseph, Winchester Mystery House, The Peralta Adobe, Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum must be a part of your San Jose itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss The Tech Museum Of Innovation, Children's Discovery Museum Of San Jose, Guadalupe River Park And Gardens. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of San Jose, you can add California Theatre and Happy Hollow Park And Zoo to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

San Jose travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of San Jose like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of San Jose.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around San Jose in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore San Jose on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in San Jose

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in San Jose. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in San Jose for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in San Jose, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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