Showing You the Way to San Jose
By: Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Posted: March 26, 2009, from the April 2009 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.
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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.
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.