The <span>Best</span> of the San Francisco Bay Area

The Best of the San Francisco Bay Area

Discover The San Francisco Peninsula! From fun family events to shopping and outdoor places to explore, you'll find it all here.

Author
Kristen Friis

Kristen is the Film & Communication Liaison for the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising and Spanish. As a Silicon Valley native, Kristen considers herself an “expert” on all things Peninsula. When she’s not promoting tourism through SMC/SV CVB, she likes to write/record podcasts with her friends, play guitar and go to concerts in the Bay Area.

You can contact Kristen Friis at kristen@visitsmcsv.com.

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