NEARBY DESTINATIONS

SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco—the fabled “City by the Bay” where Tony Bennett left his heart, Otis Redding sat at the dock of the Bay and the Mamas and the Papas wore flowers in their hair—is just a short drive north of the Peninsula and Silicon Valley. MORE...


SANTA CRUZ

Combining the best of many worlds, Santa Cruz offers small town charm and close access to superb outdoor recreation, all just half an hour from San Jose.  MORE...


CAPITOLA-BY-THE-SEA

A delightful hybrid of old and new, Capitola is one of California’s most charming beach towns. MORE...


HALF MOON BAY

Just minutes “over the hill” from mid-Peninsula cities, the small town of Half Moon Bay provides a welcome respite from Silicon Valley's busy lifestyle. MORE...


THE MONTEREY PENINSULA

The Monterey Peninsula meets the Pacific Ocean in a jagged coastline sprayed with sea mist, bursting with colored flowers and backed by rugged mountains. MORE...


GILROY

Known as the “Garlic Capital of the World,” this town just 30 miles south of San Jose has plenty to offer all year long. MORE...