Morgan Hill, California
If you are looking for a discount hotel close to San Jose, the thriving town of Morgan Hill might be just what you are looking for. There are a number of world-class wineries in town that have generous tasting rooms and stunning grounds. Call in at the local Farmers Market for some delicious local treats and pack a picnic made from the treasures you find on site. Take your picnic lunch to the wide-open spaces of Henry W. Coe State Park, enjoy a balmy afternoon in the sun and enjoy some of the short hikes.