Welcome to San Mateo County
San Mateo County is located on a 60-mile peninsula just south of San Francisco, bordered on the east by San Francisco Bay, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Home to delightful old-time neighborhoods and lively downtowns, San Mateo is an exciting place to be in. Most visitors recognize the area from its Silicon Valley businesses that include Facebook, Oracle, Google, LinkedIn and Electronic Arts. Additionally, it is the hometown to several biotechnology firms, including Genentech and Abbott Laboratories.
San Mateo County possesses the ultimate California experience with sunshine, pristine coastline, outstanding views, delicious dining options, and countless outdoor activities. San Mateo County gives guests the best of both worlds with its trendy, up-scale shops and restaurants awaiting them in historic downtown, whilst offering the quaint, small town, feel of Palo Alto. Guests can begin their day with shopping at the Stanford Center, followed by an afternoon of kayaking in the San Francisco Bay. Experience the ocean even further while whale watching in Half Moon Bay. Guests can explore one of the many golf courses, including San Mateo County's beautiful, newly refurbished Poplar Creek Golf Course. Outdoor enthusiasts will relish in the Crystal Springs Reservoir with miles of open space and trails! Consider San Mateo for your next meeting place.
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Outdoor Excursion: Whale Watching in Half Moon Bay
Daytime Activity: Horseback riding on the Pacific Coast
Off-site Dinner: Moss Beach Distillery