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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.

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Rosalynn Sarvi

Rosalynn is the Digital Content Manager for the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau. She graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Rosalynn is thrilled to be part of the Bureau, continuously discovering and sharing all that San Mateo County has to offer! In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, bird watching, and exploring the great outdoors.

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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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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WHERE TO DINE WITH A VIEW IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

Now that San Mateo County is fully reopened, it’s the perfect time to have a delicious meal while enjoying a great view with family and friends you haven’t seen in a while. San Mateo County offers numerous options for visitors to dine overlooking the San Francisco Bay, Pacific Ocean, or scenic…

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