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 in San Mateo County.

BEST SPRING SELFIE LOCATIONS IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

We love all the seasons here in San Mateo County, but there is one in particular that comes alive with vibrant, incredible colors - some so bright you may not even believe your eyes! Seasonal rain brings a spectacular display of flowers that bloom on the San Francisco Peninsula. I’ve spotlighted a…

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WHERE TO GO BIRDING IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

Fall through spring is a great time to go birdwatching in the San Francisco Peninsula, as flocks of birds migrate from as far as Alaska to South America (and back) in a region known as the Pacific Flyway. San Mateo County's open spaces and coastlines are an important stop for these birds along the…

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A DAY IN HALF MOON BAY

If you’re looking for scenic views and delicious seafood, look no further than Half Moon Bay. With year-round activities and special seasonal events, this charming coastal city 30 miles south of San Francisco is always worth a visit. In the spring and summer, kayak among wildlife and witness blooms…

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RESOLVE TO EXPLORE SAN MATEO COUNTY & SILICON VALLEY

It has been a LONG year, and 2022 is finally here! Although there are still restrictions, we can still resolve to go outside to experience the beautiful outdoors, breathe the fresh air, and enjoy nature. Luckily for you, here in San Mateo County & Silicon Valley, you'll find the perfect backyard to…

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EXPERIENCES TO GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Look beyond traditional gifts this year and give an experience that will last! From adventurous outdoor activities to hands-on arts & crafts, these experiences will make an impression and show you care without the hassle of wrapping presents. These activities are great on their own, or you can join…

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