San Mateo County
San Mateo County’s natural beauty and convenient location have made this area of Northern California a top destination for both travelers and many seeking lifestyle modifications. The county straddles the San Francisco Peninsula with the Santa Cruz Mountains running its entire length, bordered by nearly 60 miles of Pacific coastline to the west. The area offers a little of everything to satisfy any lifestyle from coastal towns and rustic mountain communities to active city living, the bustle of a lively downtown area and luxury estates. Life here is good!
Take in the beautiful views of endless beaches, dozens of state parks, redwood trails and scenic roads where those seeking an active lifestyle can join numerous communities such as biking, hiking, running and horseback riding. Other adventurous activities include camping, beach exploring, whale watching and more. For golfers, be sure to check out the greens of the renowned Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame. For more leisurely days, pamper yourself at one of the many upscale day spas, unique dining experiences, inviting boutique shops and wine tasting with some friends. Some of the most notable wineries in the area are Sawy Cellar Wines in Redwood City, La Nebbia Winery in Half Moon Bay and Thomas Fogarty Winery in Portola Valley.
The county’s more developed areas are mostly suburban with some areas being more urban and are home to several corporate campuses such as Facebook, Oracle and the birthplace of Google to name a few. The county’s central location provides convenient access to downtown life with the security of strong and thriving economy which makes this a great place for all!
San Mateo County Communities
Half Moon Bay