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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.


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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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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Summer is Coming!

With the summer season upon us, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. Instead of sticking to East Coast cities like Miami or hassling with travel abroad, visit our area for mild summer weather and just as much outdoor adventure. From kayak tours to outdoor dining and luxurious hotel…

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The Art of Travel

Normally, when I travel to new places, I always make an effort to schedule a visit to a couple of local art centers or museums. I’ve always been fascinated with art, and by visiting these places it allows me to get a cultural sense of the destination that I’m visiting. Our destination - San Mateo…

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5 Reasons To Visit During the Fall!

Revised by the CVB from an article originally published by Megan Eileen McDonough Fall is arguably the best season to visit San Mateo County/Silicon Valley. From a sea of orange pumpkin patches and farms to farm-to-table fare, there are countless ways to experience autumn in the Best of the San…

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