Blog - Hotel Rose Garden

October 15, 2018

Attend the Harvest Festival in San Jose

San Jose, California is a charming city in southern California that known for containing some of the most high-tech companies in the country. In addition to this, this city also contains a number of historical landmarks that preserve the history of early colonialists who inhabited the area in its early development. It goes without saying that there are a number of attractions within San Jose that would make ideal locations to tour for those vacationing in the area. ...

July 15, 2018

Mind, Body, and Soul

San Jose, California, the original state capital, is a bustling city and technological hub located in the heart of the Silicon Valley. A short drive from towering forests, hiking trails and gorgeous sandy beaches, and centered within tech companies, museums, amusement parks, and concert venues, San Jose offers something fun for everyone. This city is bursting with diversity and opportunity which makes it the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers. During ...

June 15, 2018

Visit the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose

San Jose is a city filled with a rich amount of cultural and technological history. It is one of the best cities to explore to learn about the advancement of technology, but also other societies; it is even home to the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts in western North America. The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum is where this collection is located, making it one of the best museums to visit to learn more about ancient Egyptian societies. An experience like this ...

May 15, 2018

Explore the Mission Peak

The Mission Peak Regional Preserve is a gorgeous park which shares a great deal of symbolic importance to the City of Fremont. This park is home to several mountains, such as Mount Allison and Monument Peak. The Mission Peak is even featured in the logo of the City of Fremont, making it an exceptional place to visit while in the area.

About the Mission Peak

The Mission Peak became an icon to the Fremont area during the year of 1797, after Mission San Jose was ...

March 15, 2018

Explore the Portuguese Historical Museum

Opened in 1997, the Portuguese Historical Museum is one of the most well-known attractions within San Jose. The museum originally opened only a few days before Portugal Day and is a replica of the first Holy Chapel built in San José in 1915. This chapel was better known as an império. The Portuguese Historical Museum expands across approximately 3,200 square feet in total. The museum exhibits displays which explain the significance of the origins of th...

February 15, 2018

The Children’s Discovery Museum

The Children’s Discovery Museum situated at 180, Woz Way is one of the major attractions in San Jose. It may not be as popular for some as the rose garden or the Egyptian museum, the zoo or the tech museum but if you have kids traveling with you, then this can be a wonderful family excursion. San Jose has no shortage of family-friendly attractions and activities for kids, but the children’s museum offers a distinctly captivating experience. It should be on your list of things to d...

January 15, 2018

San Jose Attractions: Willow Glen Neighborhood

The neighborhood of Willow Glen in downtown San Jose used to be pegged as a hidden gem by some locals but has been less of a secret for years now. However, it is indeed a true local treasure of San Jose. Willow Glen is a distinct neighborhood with tree-lined streets, ideal for a stroll and window-shopping. There are specialty shops and the place stands out for its diverse architecture. Willow Glen is well known for its shopping and dining scene and family-oriented atmosphere.

December 15, 2017

Visit Happy Hollow Park and Zoo

About Happy Hollow Park and Zoo

Built in the early 60s, Happy Hollow Park and Zoo have been up and running for over four decades and since then has gone through many renovations as they continue to offer fun attractions, rides, and activities through the years that grab the attention of visitors. The park features a variety of activities, such as mini golf, a merry-go-round, a family roller coaster, and much more. The zoo portion of the park includes many exotic ani...

November 15, 2017

The San Pedro Square Market, San Jose, CA

San Pedro Square Market in Downtown San Jose’s open public market– a place for foodies, history seekers, coffee lovers, social media followers, and of course wine lovers. San Pedro Square Market is a lively public market which is comprised of some 20 unique shop owners that sell a variety of goods and services from home goods to tapas. The Market is San Jose’s main retail center and worth paying a visit if you are staying at Hotel Rose Garden. This Market is one of the most ...

October 15, 2017

Must See Attraction: The Heritage Rose Garden

The Heritage Rose Garden is located at 438 Coleman Avenue in San Jose and is a must-see attraction. One of the highlights of downtown San Jose, the Rose Garden has no admission fee. It is a nice little paradise right in the middle of the busy and densely populated cityscape. San Jose Rose Garden has around three thousand five hundred plants including almost three thousand different varieties of roses. Most of these roses are rare and cannot be found anywhere else. Rose Garden is the fruit of ...