Motorhome, Camper and RV Rentals San Jose, CA

San Jose, California

San Jose is the third-largest city in the state of California and the tenth-largest city in the United States. Often referred to as the “Capital of Silicon Valley”, San Jose is the largest city in Northern California and is now considered a global city due to its position in the areas booming technology industry. San Jose is a fantastic city to visit and is home to many popular tourist attractions. You can visit the famous San Jose Flea Market and shop for rare finds, explore the beautiful San Jose Rose Garden, or stop by the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay to see a vast array of wildlife. You can check out RV rental San Jose reviews on RVshare and see how much people love it here!
We have compiled a small list of things to do and see while here, and also places to park your RV when you’re not exploring the city. While these are just suggestions, we truly think you’ll love these places and activities in your RV rental San Jose CA!

Popular Tourist Attractions in an RV Rental San Jose California

The San Jose Museum of Art

Located next to the Circle of Palms and Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park, the San Jose Museum of Art houses a large permanent collection emphasizing West Coast artists of the 20th and 21st century. The museum has existed since 1969 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The museums collection includes works from artists such as Fredrick Spratt, Robert Arneson, Milton Avery, Joan Brown, Jim Campbell, Jay DeFeo, Nathan Oliveira, and many more fantastic artists. The museum is always bringing in new exhibits and collections to keep things fresh and exciting, so check it out in your luxury RV rental San Jose CA!

California’s Great America

California’s Great America is an amusement park in Santa Clara, just 15 minutes outside of San Jose. It is one of the four major amusement parks that operate around the San Francisco Bay Area and is the only amusement park in northern California that has a water park. The park is filled with roller coasters and rides that are appropriate for all ages. Whether you like the extreme rides or the more relaxed and slow rides, the park will provide you with something you’ll enjoy. There are also plenty of activities for the children to enjoy while here. Planet Snoopy and KidZville will give the youngster memories of a lifetime. This park will be a favorite stop on your trip when you RV rent San Jose CA.

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo is a small 16-acre zoo and amusement park in San Jose that is dedicated to “affordable, sustainable, conservation-centered outdoor adventure for families with children.” The park has a puppet theater, a full animal hospital, rides and structures for toddlers and children, and a carousel and roller coaster. The zoo is home to over 140 animals such as, black and white ruffed lemur, muntjac deers, meerkats, wallabies, capybaras, and many others. This is a near perfect family location in San Jose. It is informative, educational, and entertaining, while not being too big and overwhelming. Make sure to stop by in your motorhome rental San Jose CA.

Campgrounds and State/National Parks

Coyote Valley RV Resort

Located in Morgan Hill, which is about a half hour outside of San Jose, Coyote Valley RV resort is recognized and top rated by every RV membership organization in the world. The resort is complete with 127 deluxe sites that will accommodate most RV’s. Amenities include free wifi & satellite TV, clubhouse & entertainment center, large pool & spa, concierge service, dog walking, pet park, outdoor games, and much much more. You will see and feel the difference here, it is a place that lives up to the term ‘resort”. Plus you will be able to enjoy San Jose whenever you wish. Coyote Valley is the perfect campground for your trailer rental San Jose CA!

Santa Cruz Ranch RV Resort

Located in Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz Ranch RV Resort is about 40 minutes outside of San Jose and allows you to stay close to the city while having a great place to keep your RV at night. There are 108 RV sites, 38 of which are full hookup. Amenities include a heated pool, spa, horseshoes, rec hall, cable service, laundry, showers and restrooms, and wifi. Santa Cruz Ranch RV Resort is not only close to San Jose, but it is also close to the attractions of Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley. We think you’ll love this resort in your campervan rental San Jose CA!

Uvas Pines RV Park

This park is also located in Morgan Hill as well and provides easy access to San Jose. The park has extra wide paved and level spaces for drive thru and back-ins able to handle almost any size motorhome or RV. There are 40 RV sites, 10 are full hookups. Amenities include wifi, restrooms & showers, nature trails, self-service RV wash, laundry, restrooms, mail service, and more. You will be able to relax here while being close to San Fran, Palo Alto, Monterey, Carmel, Pebble Beach and Santa Cruz as well as San Jose. Uvas Pines RV Park gets our full approval.



San Jose is known for its vast array of delicious cuisine and huge variety of restaurants. You will not have trouble finding an amazing place for you and your fellow travelers to eat at and get a true San Jose experience. Restaurants such as Kyoto Palace Japanese Steakhouse, Chacho’s Authentic Mexican Restaurant, Los Gatos Brewing Company at San Pedro Square, Restaurant Sent Sovi, and many many more. The variety of cuisine with influences from all around the world will allow you to explore you tastes, while still feeling safe knowing the food will be incredible.


San Jose and the Bay Area play host to some of the biggest names in music annually. Just in the last year the area has seen Jay-Z, the Zac Brown Band, Drake, John Legend, Ben Harper, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, and many more. Being the 3rd largest city in California, San Jose is an entertainment hub for musicians. Almost any U.S. tour will make a stop in San Jose or the Bay Area. There will almost surely be a show you’d like to catch while you are here. Just look at local event schedule and book your tickets!
Hopefully this will help you get started in San Jose, or has convince you to come here! Your trip won’t go to waste with your RV rental with RVshare in San Jose!
Safe travels from everyone at RVshare in your RV rental San Jose California!