Top things to see and do in San Jose
A trendy city with unlimited options for entertainment, San Jose welcomes you
The Happy Hollow Park and Zoo is bound to please the kids. — Don DeBold photo
In San Jose you will never tire of seeing the sights. Parks and museums abound, and there is virtually no end to the live entertainment that you can find here on a nightly basis. Here are some of the best places to take your family while RVing in San Jose.
1) Attention jazz cats
For a musical treat, keep tabs on San Jose Jazz—a well-established organization that puts on regular performances throughout the year. Especially popular are the two largest festivals, Summer Fest and Winter Fest, which bring top jazz performers out to play, along with new up-and-coming artists.
2) Head to Happy Hollow
No matter what your age, you are bound to get a kick out of Happy Hollow Park and Zoo. This multifaceted amusement park incorporates rides, massive playground apparatuses, events and beautiful zoo animals.
3) Discover Egyptology
The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum and Planetarium provides a memorable learning experience. The facility boasts one of the continent's largest collections of ancient Egyptian items on display, and a cornucopia of information about the fascinating days of pharaohs and mummies.
4) Lounge at the park
Visit Guadalupe River Park Conservancy to stroll along serene trails, ride your bike or admire the lush gardens that are lovingly maintained by dedicated volunteers. There are picnic and barbecue areas available for public use, and fishing in the Guadalupe River is allowed during specified months, provided that certain restrictions are adhered to (for more information about fishing regulations, call 408-793-5510.)
5) Get a bit technical
The Tech Museum gives visitors a peek into the world of science and technology. Check out an IMAX theatre presentation, peruse exhibits and galleries or take part in one of the educational programs on offer.
Key San Jose contacts
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A jewel in the eastern Coachella Valley
Indian Waters RV Resort is a seasonal 274-FHU site RV resort in Indio, in the heart of the Palm Springs area that includes Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, and Cathedral City; only five minutes from I-10 (Jackson Street exit), east of Palm Springs. In 2011, new ownership totally renovated the beautiful Property, adding a second pool, lighted pickleball courts, a natural putting green, 50 amp service to all sites, city sewer service to all sites, resurfacing of roads and sites, enhanced Wi-Fi, and a complete “makeover “ for the large clubhouse that now includes a new fitness room, billiard room, office area, dining area and lounge/computer center. Today, Indian Waters RV Resort with its desirable location and numerous amenities, is one of the best, affordable, five star, state-of-the-art RV resorts in the wonderful Palm Springs/Coachella Valley area that now welcomes RVers seeking the perfect long term destination.Indian Waters RV Resortwww.indianwatersrvresort.com
Palm Springs, CA
Featuring amazing RV lots with amenities second-to-none
Outdoor Resort Palm Springs is a wonderful area for snowbirds to make their winter home. This attractive 137-acre country club resort is designed with the needs of adult RVers in mind. There are activities galore and 1,213 individually owned fee simple lots. Outdoor enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that there are seven lakes in the vicinity, as well as glorious mountain views. The atmosphere at the resort is friendly, and there is a sense of camaraderie among RVers who visit or reside there. The amenities include 24-hour security, eight swimming pools and spas, a fitness centre, two club houses, on-site salon, cafe and RV parts store, as well as many other entertainment and convenience options.Outdoor Resort Palm Springswww.outdoorresortpalmsprings.com
Where Snowbirds Have More Fun!
Situated in the peaceful, scenic Southern California desert, the Fountain of Youth Spa (FOY) offers a full array of amenities and activities with uncommonly friendly service. One visit and you'll see why FOY earned a Platinum award for favourite snowbirding RV park. Facilities include 835 fhu sites with, 50-amp electric service, two large pool areas with swimming pools, a rejuvenating artesian mineral water hot spa and three other hot spas, including an over-sized waterfall spa. Snowbirds can also discover the area's superlative attractions, such as Salton Sea State Park and Joshua Tree National Forest, or venture into Mexico or the Palm Springs Desert Empire. SPECIAL RVWEST OFFER: Your fourth night is free with three paid nights!Fountain Of Youth Spa RV Resortwww.foyspa.com
Palm Springs, CA
Ascend to an alpine wonderland
Think of the desert and pictures of swimming pools and golf courses come to mind. But adventure? For that you can take the 10-minute, 2.5-mile ride on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. In the winter, the top of the Tramway is transformed into a pristine snow-covered playground. Visitors can try their hand at cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. During the summer months, when it is well into the 100s in the desert, the mountains offer more than 54 miles of hiking trails, camping and guided nature walks as a pleasant alternative to chilling out. At the Mountain Station enjoy viewpoints, a cocktail lounge, gift shop and the Natural History Museum.Palm Springs Aerial Tramwaywww.pstramway.com
CA, OR, WA
Exceptional hospitality and top quality RV resorts
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