Home to charming old-style neighborhoods and vibrant downtowns, Central San Mateo County/Silicon Valley also features bay front parks and recreation-friendly lagoons.
The Burlingame and San Mateo downtowns offer trendy, up-scale shops and restaurants for both locals and tourists. A free shuttle will pick up visitors at select Burlingame hotels and take them to downtown Burlingame for a day of shopping and dining. Millbrae features a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)/Caltrain station, offering quick access to downtown San Francisco and the Bay Area. This area is also home to the San Mateo County Event Center, offering numerous consumer shows and public events, and to CuriOdyssey museum, a fascinating center for environmental education.
San Mateo is proud of its beautiful municipal golf course, the Poplar Creek, and the picturesque, Crystal Springs Golf Course just off Highway 280, in Burlingame, has been recognized for its high standards and progressive environmental management‚ÄîBoth are great places to play.
Foster City boasts numerous famly-friendly parks and activites on their lagoons, including paddleboating.