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Gilroy is known for its outlets.  At '''Gilroy Premium Outlets''', [http://www.premiumoutlets.com/gilroy] their 145 outlet stores draw people from near and far.  Located at 681 Leavesly Rd., Gilroy, CA 95020.  If you're in the mood for shopping, the outlets are easy to see just off 101.
 
Gilroy is known for its outlets.  At '''Gilroy Premium Outlets''', [http://www.premiumoutlets.com/gilroy] their 145 outlet stores draw people from near and far.  Located at 681 Leavesly Rd., Gilroy, CA 95020.  If you're in the mood for shopping, the outlets are easy to see just off 101.
  
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Revision as of 04:37, 12 December 2008

Gilroy is in the southern part of Santa Clara County south of San Jose in California. It is in the South Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Gilroy is located about 35 miles south of San Jose International Airport. It is also known as the "Garlic Capital of the World."

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  • July -- Gilroy Garlic Festival, [1]. The country's largest festival devoted to everything garlic. Garlic plushies, garlic ice cream, garlic weavings, garlic wine, garlic-till-you're-sick. The last full weekend of July.
  • Gilroy Gardens, 3050 Hecker Pass Hwy, +1 408 840-7100, [2]. Open from mid-spring to mid-fall. A theme park whose theme is plants, agriculture, and local history. Best for people interested in gardens, and for families with younger children. Like Legoland, the rides here do not cater to teenagers or older.
  • Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park [3] is an interesting little park where the Ohlone people lived for several thousand years. It's not a destination by itself, but if you're in the area ...
  • Visit some local wineries.

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Gilroy is known for its outlets. At Gilroy Premium Outlets, [4] their 145 outlet stores draw people from near and far. Located at 681 Leavesly Rd., Gilroy, CA 95020. If you're in the mood for shopping, the outlets are easy to see just off 101.

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  • Motel 6, 6110 Monterey Highway, +1 408 842-6061 (fax: +1 408 842-6020), [5].
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 6070 Monterey Street, +1 408 840-7000 (fax: +1 408 840-7022), [6].

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