As our region continues to move forward in the reopening process, the safety and security of our residents and visitors remain our top priority.  Learn more about the latest COVID-19 travel updates in San Mateo County and Palo Alto.

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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.

RESOLVE TO EXPLORE SAN MATEO COUNTY & SILICON VALLEY

It has been a LONG year, and 2021 is finally here! Although there are still restrictions, we can still resolve to go outside to experience the beautiful outdoors, breathe the fresh air, and enjoy nature. Luckily for you, here in San Mateo County & Silicon Valley, you'll find the perfect backyard to…

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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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VISITING ALCATRAZ FOR THE FIRST TIME

NOTE: Unfortunately, due to the newest COVID-19 restrictions, Alcatraz Island is closed until further notice. We will be monitoring the situation closely. Please check back soon for updates on their reopening! Living in the San Francisco Bay Area you’d think a visit to Alcatraz would be a notch…

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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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MUSEUMS IN SAN MATEO COUNTY ARE REOPENING!

UPDATE: Due to the recent change of tiers in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, museums have been asked to close indoor operations until further notice. We will make sure to continue monitoring this situation closely. We assure you that we will update this page as soon as learn new information…

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FALL INTO AUTUMN WITH US

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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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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