Don't waste time hemming and hawing about what to do next. Santana Row Shopping Center is waiting.
It is in San Jose. If you're unfamiliar with the name, it is 90 miles (145 kilometers) outside of the state capital, Sacramento.
The 7 accommodations that are within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Santana Row Shopping Center are terrific for those who don't have as much time as they would like. Just 0.07 miles (0.11 kilometers) away, you will be able to spend your nights at the Hotel Valencia Santana Row. A couple of other places are the TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Jose Cupertino, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, and the Larkspur Landing Campbell - An All-Suite Hotel, 2 miles (3 kilometers) away.
You won't have to scrimp and save when you stay at a modest hotel. There is a handful in the vicinity. The Inn at Saratoga and the Best Western Inn Santa Clara are worth considering.
If you feel like indulging in the finer things, there are a handful of high-end hotels just a short drive away. To avoid disappointment, it's always a good idea to reserve a room prior to arrival. Try the Hotel De Anza and The Fairmont San Jose.
Within a short walk of Santana Row Shopping Center, Starbucks is a great spot to immerse yourself in the region's cafe scene. If it's a nice dinner you're looking for, try Pluto's Fresh Food, a nearby eatery that's loved by locals and wanderers alike. If you don't wish to fall into bed and sleep too early, you can sip a refreshing glass of wine or beer at Roots And Rye, another quick walk away.