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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.

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.

MUSEUMS IN SAN MATEO COUNTY ARE REOPENING!

As San Mateo County and Silicon Valley continue to move forward in the reopening process, I am so excited to announce that museums in San Mateo County are now allowed to welcome visitors once again! Local museums may now open their doors for indoor visits as long as safety guidelines are in place…

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FIVE WAYS TO PRACTICE WELLNESS-AT-HOME

As the “Shelter in Place” order continues, it is important to remember that along with taking care of our physical health, we should also be equally mindful of our emotional and mental wellbeing. In order to do so, we wanted to share with you five great ways to practice wellness-at-home, to help…

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WELCOME TO SANTA'S TREE FARM & VILLAGE!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Although 2020 has been a bit unexpected, holiday traditions are still a must! 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 trees…

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FIND YOUR INNER PEACE AT CANYON RANCH WOODSIDE

Nestled in the rolling hills and tall rustic Redwood trees of Woodside, CA, there is a beautiful sanctuary called Canyon Ranch Woodside. These times of uncertainty and stress have us all in need of an escape - from the pandemic, working from home, and life in general! There is no better way to…

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WEEKEND STAYCATION IN SILICON VALLEY!

Need to get out of the house? Looking for a safe weekend staycation? Look no further! San Mateo County and Silicon Valley have dozens of places that are open for business and ready for you to enjoy - safely, of course. In order to simplify the planning process, we've put together an immersive…

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