Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Redwood City is located approximately 27 miles from San Francisco and about 6 miles from Stanford University. A center of high-tech industry, and the mid-point of the beautiful San Francisco Peninsula, Redwood City is known for its great climate and profound sense of community. The city enjoys 255 sunny days a year, which it boasts via the city slogan: "Climate Best by Government Test".
Redwood City is home to the San Mateo County History Museum, Canada College and the Port of Redwood City - the only deepwater port within the south bay of San Francisco. Furthermore, Redwood Shores is located east of Redwood City, and it is is the setting for college rowing races, including competitions among Pacific 10 Conference universities. Redwood City is also home to several technology companies such as Box, Informatica, Oracle, Evernote and Electronic Arts.
The city's revitalized downtown features a 20-screen theater, the Fox Theatre, a beautiful plaza, annual events and many restaurants, which is why it is quickly becoming known as the entertainment hub of the San Francisco Peninsula. Click here to learn more about Redwood City.