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'''Gilroy''' is near [[Monterey Bay]], [[California]].  It is in the [[South Bay (Bay Area)|South Bay]] region of the San Francisco [[Bay Area (California) | Bay Area]].
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'''Gilroy''' is in the southern part of [[Santa Clara County]] south of [[San Jose (California)|San Jose]] in [[California]].  It is in the [[South Bay (Bay Area)|South Bay]] region of the San Francisco [[Bay Area (California) | Bay Area]].
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==Get in==  
 
==Get in==  
;By air :Gilroy is located about 35 miles south of [[San Jose (California)|San Jose]] International Airport.
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===By air===
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Gilroy is located about 35 miles south of [[San Jose (California)|San Jose]] International Airport. It is also known as the "Garlic Capital of the World."
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==Get around==  
 
==Get around==  
 
==See==  
 
==See==  
 
==Do==  
 
==Do==  
* July -- '''Gilroy Garlic Festival'''.  The country's largest festival devoted to everything garlic.  Garlic plushies, garlic ice cream, and garlic weavings.  The last full weekend of July.  http://www.gilroygarlicfestival.com/  
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* July -- '''Gilroy Garlic Festival''', [http://www.gilroygarlicfestival.com].  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.
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==Eat==  
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* '''Gilroy Gardens''', 3050 Hecker Pass Hwy, ''+1 408'' 840-7100, [http://www.gilroygardens.org].  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.
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* '''Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park''' [http://www.sccgov.org/portal/site/parks/parksarticle?path=%252Fv7%252FParks%2520and%2520Recreation%252C%2520Department%2520of%2520%2528DEP%2529&contentId=30147d256b784010VgnVCMP2200049dc4a92____&cpsextcurrchannel=1] 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 ...
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* Visit some local wineries.
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==Buy==
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Gilroy is known for its outletsAt '''Gilroy Premium Outlets''', [http://www.premiumoutlets.com/gilroy] their 145 outlet stores draw people from near and far.  Located at 681 Leavesley 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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==Eat==
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*<eat name="Black Bear Diner" alt="" address="393 Leavesley Road" directions="West of 101 Exit, next to Forest Park Inn" phone="408-842-9901" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">American comfort food, bear-shaped paraphenalia</eat>
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*<eat name="Joe's Italian Restaurant" alt="" address="168 W. 10th Street" directions="" phone="408-842-1446" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Sicilian style....sadly as of April 2011 they seem to be closed :(</eat>
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*<eat name="Mama Mia's" alt="" address=" 1360 1st St # B" directions="" phone="408-847-8808" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Tuscan style.</eat>
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*<eat name="Claddagh" alt="" address="1300 S. 1st Street" directions="West end of 1st, just before it heads into the hills" phone="408-848-5050" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Irish pub & restaurant. Soccer on the telly when available.</eat>
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*<eat name="The Longhouse" alt="" address="8195 Monterey Highway" directions="" phone="408-842-7664" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">American food. Friendly waitstaff.</eat>
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*<eat name="Pho Ho An II" alt="" address="890 Renz Lane #152" directions="Next to the Best Buy" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Vietnamese. Note, there's an ATM on site but they don't take debit or credit cards.</eat>
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*<eat name="Scotty's Restaurant at Gilroy Bowl" alt="" address="7554 Monterey St." directions="" phone="408-842-5100" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Yes they're attached to a bowling alley, but the service is great and they have good Hawaiian and Japanese food (loco moco, spam musubi, donburi, etc.) along with standard diner fare.</eat>
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*<eat name="Victoria's Mexican Restaurant" alt="" address="757 1st Street" directions="" phone="408-848-1052" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">What it says on the tin.</eat>
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*<eat name="O.D.'s Kitchen" alt="" address="28 Martin St" directions="" phone="+1 (408) 847-3818" url="" hours="Breakfasts" price="cheap" lat="" long="">Plentiful food, low prices, popular hole-in-the-wall breakfast joint. Their "Kitchen Sink" entree is huge, you may want to share it.</eat>
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* <sleep name="Motel 6" alt="" address="6110 Monterey Highway" directions="" phone="+1 408 842-6061" email="" fax="+1 408 842-6020" url="http://www.motel6.com/reservations/motel_detail.asp?MotelId=0025" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Hilton Garden Inn" alt="" address="6070 Monterey Street" directions="" phone="+1 408 840-7000" email="" fax="+1 408 840-7022" url="http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/hotels/services.jhtml?ctyhocn=SJCGHGI" price=""></sleep>
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*<sleep name="Best Western Forest Park Inn" alt="" address="375 Leavesley Road" directions="West of Leavesley Road exit on 101" phone="408-848-5144" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long=""></sleep>
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*<sleep name="GILROY INN - GILROY (CA)" alt="Hotel in Gilroy california" address="611 Leavesley Road, Gilroy, California 95020" directions="" phone="(408) 847-0688" url="http://www.gilroyinn.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">The Gilroy Inn Gilroy California is well-known for its garlic crop and for the annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, featuring various garlicky foods, including garlic ice cream.</sleep>
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Latest revision as of 07:25, 3 October 2015

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.

Get in[edit]

By air[edit]

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

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

  • July -- Gilroy Garlic Festival, [4]. 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, [5]. 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 [6] 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.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Gilroy is known for its outlets. At Gilroy Premium Outlets, [7] their 145 outlet stores draw people from near and far. Located at 681 Leavesley Rd., Gilroy, CA 95020. If you're in the mood for shopping, the outlets are easy to see just off 101.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Black Bear Diner, 393 Leavesley Road (West of 101 Exit, next to Forest Park Inn), 408-842-9901. American comfort food, bear-shaped paraphenalia  edit
  • Joe's Italian Restaurant, 168 W. 10th Street, 408-842-1446. Sicilian style....sadly as of April 2011 they seem to be closed :(  edit
  • Mama Mia's, 1360 1st St # B, 408-847-8808. Tuscan style.  edit
  • Claddagh, 1300 S. 1st Street (West end of 1st, just before it heads into the hills), 408-848-5050. Irish pub & restaurant. Soccer on the telly when available.  edit
  • The Longhouse, 8195 Monterey Highway, 408-842-7664. American food. Friendly waitstaff.  edit
  • Pho Ho An II, 890 Renz Lane #152 (Next to the Best Buy). Vietnamese. Note, there's an ATM on site but they don't take debit or credit cards.  edit
  • Scotty's Restaurant at Gilroy Bowl, 7554 Monterey St., 408-842-5100. Yes they're attached to a bowling alley, but the service is great and they have good Hawaiian and Japanese food (loco moco, spam musubi, donburi, etc.) along with standard diner fare.  edit
  • Victoria's Mexican Restaurant, 757 1st Street, 408-848-1052. What it says on the tin.  edit
  • O.D.'s Kitchen, 28 Martin St, +1 (408) 847-3818. Breakfasts. Plentiful food, low prices, popular hole-in-the-wall breakfast joint. Their "Kitchen Sink" entree is huge, you may want to share it. cheap.  edit


Drink[edit][add listing]


Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Motel 6, 6110 Monterey Highway, +1 408 842-6061 (fax: +1 408 842-6020), [1].  edit
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 6070 Monterey Street, +1 408 840-7000 (fax: +1 408 840-7022), [2].  edit
  • Best Western Forest Park Inn, 375 Leavesley Road (West of Leavesley Road exit on 101), 408-848-5144.  edit
  • GILROY INN - GILROY (CA) (Hotel in Gilroy california), 611 Leavesley Road, Gilroy, California 95020, (408) 847-0688, [3]. The Gilroy Inn Gilroy California is well-known for its garlic crop and for the annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, featuring various garlicky foods, including garlic ice cream.  edit


Get out[edit]

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