Clarion Inn Silicon Valley
3200 Monterey Rd.
San Jose, CA 95111
Phone: (408) 972-2200
Fax: (408) 972-2632
3200 Monterey Rd., San Jose, CA, US, 95111
- Phone: (408) 972-2200
- Fax: (408) 972-2632
Paintball is a sport in which a military attack is simulated. However, instead of bullets, air guns are used to shower colorful paint on each other, thus injecting an element of fun into the game. Whether you're a beginner or a certified paintball assassin, Santa Clara Paintball is fun for everyone. While it is mainly a family oriented venue, it also plays host to corporate team building functions as well. This is a great place to hold a birthday party that everyone will remember. When it comes to paintball in the Bay Area, it doesn't get much better than Santa Clara Paintball.
Home of the San Jose Giants, San Jose Municipal Stadium packs in all the fun of a big league game sans the big league prices. Get a ticket to a game here and bear witness to the future of Major League Baseball. The seating arrangement is close to the action on the field, much like its big league counterpart in San Francisco. All in all, this is the perfect venue for catching a game and spending some quality time together with friends and family. The stadium boasts of a total seating capacity of around 4200 persons.
For ice skating or ice hockey, think Sharks Ice at San Jose. If you like having fun at "cool" places, then this is just for you. Every ice-related sporting activity is featured here, as well as ice skating lessons for those looking to learn. Break out your best Wayne Gretzky or Nancy Kerrigan impression as you glide gracefully along the ice. Sharks Ice is also available on rent for private parties.
Home of the San Jose Earthquakes and San Jose State University's football team, the stadium holds over 30,000 people. Over the years, the facility has hosted many international sporting events and concerts. What began in 1933 as a 4000 seat venue has constantly been upgraded and expanded into a modern venue for enjoying sporting events of all kinds as well as concerts, yet it still retains the charm of days gone by. It is quite frequently used for the university's cultural events and programs. Note: Credit card acceptance varies by event.
This wonderful facility is a great place to take advantage of the generally sunny weather with which San Jose is blessed. It contains the Japanese Friendship Garden, Happy Hollow Park and Zoo, the San Jose Historical Museum, a huge amount of picnic tables, an amphitheater and other venues. This is a fantastic spot for wedding receptions, barbecues, family camping or other group functions. It is a diverse place, one that is great for a family day out. Admission to the park is free.
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo is located in East San Jose's Kelley Park, near the Japanese Friendship Garden. Happy Hollow is a perfect place to take the kids for a day out as it includes a zoo with all kinds of animals like jaguars, capybaras and monkeys. Happy Hollow is not just a zoo; it also features a park with rides like a carousel and a roller coaster, a petting zoo, shopping, and play structures. Happy Hollow also has a puppet theater, an animal hospital, and offers classes, programs and summer camps for kids.
Almaden Lake Park is where San Jose residents come to bike, hike, fish and relax their days away. Located over 65 acres, the lake is expansive enough for an endless amount of personal space, ensuring plenty of space to accommodate a wide range of activities. The park has bocce ball courts, volleyball nets and even horseshoe facilities. For those that want to be closer to the water, fishing and pedal boating are allowed. There is a concession stand open on a seasonal basis that features light snacks and refreshing beverages. For a scenic, tranquil setting and plenty of activity options, it doesn't get much better than a day at Almaden Lake Park.
This urban farm covers an impressive 47 acres (19.02 hectares). It has school tours, orchards, a barnyard, picnic areas and places to fly kites. It is a great place to bring kids, especially if they like animals as there are numerous breeds of rabbits, chickens, geese and ducks for them to befriend. The property was originally given to the city of San Jose with the intent that it be used as an agricultural learning center, and in this respect, it succeeds admirably. Admission is free.
Downtown Ice offers plenty of ice skating excitement for the whole family. It's a great way to celebrate the season in Downtown San Jose. You'll agree that ice and and palm trees never complemented each other so magically. See website for complete opening and closing times. Admission: Adults USD15; Children (12 & under) USD13.
The 68,000-square foot (6317.40-square meter) Lake Cunningham Regional Skatepark boasts of many features including one of the tallest vert walls, as well as one of the largest cradles and full pipes in the world. It is also one of the biggest parks in California for BMX racing and skateboarding. It provides rentals of biking and skateboarding equipment and conducts private as well as group lessons for beginners, amateurs and experts, irrespective of age. This park also offers camping facilities and packages for celebrating birthdays. In between sports activities, stroll to the nearby Cunningham Lake for a few moments of tranquility.
Crawling for three miles alongside the Guadalupe River and harnessing Highway 87, this unique natural environment contains a rose garden, jogging trails, several species of birds and lots of picnic tables. Nestled in a particularly scenic spot in the South Bay, it is a great place for a day's outing or a slow leisurely walk. Improvements are ongoing and when it is finally completed, it will be a spectacular place for everyone in the family.
Exclusively for people 55 years old and above, Villages Golf and Country Club offers facilities and residences for seniors. You can enjoy a round of golf, play tennis, swim, or simply hang out at the clubhouse. The catering department whips up succulent dishes, which can be relished indoors. Villages is also known to be a great place for hosting wedding receptions and banquets.