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Showing You the Way to San Jose

By: Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Posted: March 26, 2009, from the April 2009 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.
state of California

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  • Two additional airports—San Francisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK)—are just 35 miles from San Jose.


  • More than 150 restaurants are located within just 10 blocks of the convention center.


  • You can access San Jose via three interstate highways—I-280, I-880 or I-680; hop on the area expressways; jump aboard Caltrain, a commuter rail between San Francisco and Gilroy; or even take Amtrak.


  • Multiple major cities are just miles away: Santa Cruz, 30 miles; Oakland, 40 miles; San Francisco, 50 miles; Monterey and Carmel, 70 miles; Napa Valley, 80 miles; and Sacramento, 120 miles. Not to mention Yosemite National Park, which is just 175 miles away. Bring your family and plan your summer vacation around the show.
  • City streets

    The sun pretty much always shines in San Jose—300 days a year on average, actually—and come show time, the average temperature is around 70 degrees. A few more facts to take note of regarding this beautiful city include:

    • It is one of the top three safest big cities in America, according to the San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau.