About the San Mateo County & Silicon Valley Region

The San Mateo County and Silicon Valley area is located on a 60-mile peninsula immediately south of San Francisco, bordered on the east by beautiful San Francisco Bay, and on the west by the vast Pacific Ocean. Just a stone’s throw from San Francisco (20 minutes by car or mass transit), with San Francisco International Airport conveniently located in its midst, this incredibly beautiful, scenic area is safe, sunny, and affordable.


With 30 miles of San Francisco Bayfront and nearly 60 miles of Pacific Ocean frontage, the possibilities are endless. The average annual temperature is a pleasant 68 degrees (summer highs rarely over 78 degrees and winter lows in the mid-50s), which guarantees that you will always have a beautiful day on the peninsula.

Looking for hotel accommodations? Hotels in San Mateo County and Silicon Valley offer over 17,000 guest rooms, just minutes from San Francisco and the San Francisco International Airport. During your visit, you will have plenty of options to choose from – from the gorgeous California Coastal Side to the heart of Silicon Valley, luxury resorts, quaint inns, full-service hotels, and bed & breakfasts all await your stay.


Want more? Well, where else can you take in a San Francisco Giants game and a Stanford game on the same day? Or hop on a San Francisco Bay cruise or on a Pacific Ocean whale-watching expedition, then head back for wine tasting in the afternoon? San Mateo County & Silicon Valley is the perfect destination for foodies, outdoor enthusiasts, art lovers, and fun-seekers.

Download a map of San Mateo County and Silicon Valley today and start planning your next visit!