Explore Top Attractions near the San Jose Airport
Discover plenty of things to do in and around San Jose when you make your home base at the Country Inn & Suites near the SJC airport. You can walk to Casino M8trix to play the gaming tables or stroll the streets of Japantown, one of the last three authentic Japantowns in the U.S. You can also hop on the light rail train to access other great attractions like the Children's Discovery Museum, The Tech Museum of Innovation or Santana Row, home to shops, restaurants and spas. San Francisco 49er fans appreciate being just minutes from Levi's Stadium, and San Jose Earthquake fans are less than three miles from the soccer action at Avaya Stadium.
Convention Centers and Stadiums:
- Avaya Stadium (2.3 miles)
Cheer on the San Jose Earthquakes at this state-of-the-art soccer stadium, which offers an app that allows you to buy tickets and order concessions.
Phone: +1 (408) 556-7700
- San Jose McEnery Convention Center (3 miles)
With nearly 500,000 square feet of floor space, the San Jose McEnery Convention Center buzzes with year-round entertainment from auto shows and tech conferences to trade shows and conventions like FanimeCon.
Phone: +1 (408) 295-9600
- SAP Center (3 miles)
When the NHL’s San Jose Sharks aren't shooting for goals, this indoor arena, nicknamed the “Shark Tank,” hosts wrestling matches, figure skating competitions and concerts by top names in entertainment.
Phone: +1 (408) 287-7070
- Levi’s Stadium (6.2 miles)
Take your seat at this 68,000-capacity venue to watch the NFL's San Francisco 49ers head for the end zone.
Phone: +1 (408) 579-4449
- Casino M8trix (1.2 miles)
Feeling lucky? Visit this world-class venue with 49 gaming tables, including poker, blackjack and pai gow. The casino also offers specialty restaurants and bars as well as live entertainment.
Phone: +1 (408) 244-3333
- California’s Great America (6 miles)
Face your fears at this amusement park with thrill rides and roller coasters, including the famous Gold Striker. You can also meet your favorite Peanuts characters at Planet Snoopy and cool off in the lazy river at Boomerang Bay.
Phone: +1 (408) 988-1776
- Winchester Mystery House (6 miles)
A visit to this attraction will send chills up and down your spine and leave you baffled as well. The 160-room mansion built by widow Sarah Winchester features a number of architectural oddities, including a staircase that descends seven stairs and then rises 11.
Phone: +1 (408) 247-2101
- Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards (16.7 miles)
Tour the facility, sip vintage wines or take a horseback ride through the scenic Saratoga foothills at this beautiful vineyard.
Phone: +1 (877) 923-4616 or +1 (408) 867-7116
- Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (30 miles)
For an exciting family-focused activity, make a day of it at this seaside amusement park, known for its iconic, red-and-white Giant Dipper roller coaster. The park also offers thrill rides, family rides, arcades, mini-golf and rides on a historic 1911 carousel.
Phone: +1 (831) 423-5590
- San Francisco (45 miles)
You're not far from San Francisco, where you can experience the city's steep hills, unique architecture, cable cars, parks and pedestrian-friendly streets.
- Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose (4 miles)
Learning can be fun at this premier children’s museum that combines art, science and theater for an entertaining experience for kids of all ages.
Phone: +1 (408) 298-5437
- The Tech Museum of Innovation (4.3 miles)
Visitors of all ages will enjoy this hands-on museum, dedicated to advancements in technology. Build a robot, explore a virtual world, or catch an IMAX presentation.
Phone: +1 (408) 294-8324
- Japantown San Jose (1 mile)
Explore one of the oldest remaining Japantowns in the U.S. Within walking distance of the hotel, this picturesque neighborhood features Japanese restaurants, authentic markets, specialty shops and a thriving arts community.
- The San Jose Flea Market (2.2 miles)
From fresh vegetables to formal wear, this historic market features up to 2,000 vendors selling a variety of goods and services.
Phone: +1 (408) 453-1110
- Westfield Valley Fair (3.8 miles)
Head into the heart of Silicon Valley to visit this upscale indoor shopping mall, one of the largest malls in northern California.
Phone: +1 (408) 248-4450
- Santana Row (4.3 miles)
Slip into a comfortable pair of shoes and check out Silicon Valley's premier outdoor entertainment destination, Santana Row. It’s home to more than 50 shops, 30 restaurants, several spas and salons, and a movie theater.
- San Jose State University (3 miles)
In town to visit a student or tour San Jose State University’s campus? Our hotel is less than five minutes away from this impressive university, which spans 154 acres and enrolls more than 30,000 students. The campus also boasts an eight-story library named after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Phone: +1 (408) 924-1000
- Santa Clara University (3.4 miles)
Home to the Santa Clara Broncos, this private Jesuit university is California's oldest operating institution of higher learning. If you’re in San Jose during the academic year, take a tour of the expansive de Saisset museum.
Phone: +1 (408) 554-4000
- Schneider Electric