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

The Best of the San Francisco Bay Area

Discover San Mateo County & Silicon Valley from fun family events to Silicon Valley shopping and outdoor places to explore.

HOLIDAY BUCKET LIST IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

‘Tis the season for exploring! With crackling fires by the ocean, dazzling light displays, and local farms growing Christmas trees, the holidays are a special time here in San Mateo County and Silicon Valley. Read on for ten festive activities to add to your holiday bucket list! 1. EXPLORE…

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MAKING YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING FUN & EASY

The holidays can be stressful, especially when it comes to shopping during a pandemic - let alone trying to pick out the best gifts for your loved ones. Luckily, many shopping centers in San Mateo County and Silicon Valley are here and ready to offer you the opportunity to find the perfect holiday…

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WELCOME TO SANTA'S TREE FARM & VILLAGE!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And that means is almost time to go out and get your Christmas tree! And, well, Santa’s Tree Farm & Village in Half Moon Bay is the perfect spot to start your Christmas celebration! Operating for almost 50 years and growing six different types of lush…

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BEST FALL SELFIE LOCATIONS IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

Fall is here in San Mateo County and Silicon Valley! To make the most of the autumn scenery, we’ve rounded up a list of notable locations perfect for a selfie or Instagram post. From pumpkin patches to apple orchards to stunning sunsets, the region comes alive with color in the fall. Grab your…

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FALL INTO AUTUMN IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

As many of you may already know, the fall season is arguably the best season to visit San Mateo County and Silicon Valley. From a sea of orange pumpkin patches and farms to delicious pumpkin-inspired menus, there are countless ways to experience autumn in the Best of the San Francisco Bay Area…

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THINGS TO DO IN SAN CARLOS & BELMONT, CA

When planning your next trip to the San Mateo County area, consider visiting two unique, neighboring cities: San Carlos and Belmont. Halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, these cities offer plenty of attractions and scenery while maintaining a small-town feel. San Carlos, known as the “City…

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TOP CAMPGROUNDS IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

The nights are still warm from late summer to early fall here in San Mateo County, making it a perfect time for a camping trip. Whether you’re a seasoned camper or just starting out, here is a list of scenic campsites that are currently open to fit your needs. MEMORIAL PARK A popular 673-acre…

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