As the San Francisco Bay Area continues to move forward in the reopening process, the safety and security of our residents and visitors remain our top priority. As a destination, we understand the importance of following sanitation and safety protocols, and we all have been working extremely hard in order to reach these goals. Learn more about the latest reopening updates in San Mateo County and Palo Alto.

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Frequently Asked Questions

 
How can we tour High-Tech businesses in the area?
 

Take a selfie in front of the Facebook sign and be the envy of all your friends. Make a stop at the Google Campus or try Electronic Arts’ newest games in their lobby. If you desire a more extensive tour, sign up with either Silicon Valley Innovation Center or Incredible Adventures.
 

When is the best time to visit?


While the weather from April-October is the mildest, the climate is mild year-round and there are always things to do.
 

What’s the best time to get a bargain?


As a rule, holiday weeks offer the most affordable rates. November through early January tends to be another good time to find deals.


How far are you from San Francisco International Airport (SFO)?


Depending on the city in which you are staying, it could be as short as five or as long as 25 minutes. Most hotels offer complimentary shuttles to/from the airport.


Do we need a car to get around?


If you are staying on the bayside, it is easy to hop on Caltrain or BART to see the area or San Francisco. If you are headed to the Pacific coast, you may want to rent a car or call your favorite ride-sharing company.


Is there mass transportation?


There are multiple forms of mass-transit in our area. These range from SamTrans/VTA bus service, Caltrain, BART and the South San Francisco Ferry to San Francisco.
 

How far are you from San Francisco?


This will also depend on where you are staying. You could be as little as a ten minute drive away.
 

Are Lyft and Uber available in your area?


Yes, many of our cities also offer low-cost bike rentals such as Lime Bikes.