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Reviewed on 31 Dec 2018
Families will find kid-friendly activities in San Mateo, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its festivals and sporting events. Around the area, top sights include Stanford Shopping Center, Shoreline Park and Oracle Arena.
The city is well known for its festivals and cultural venues like Coyote Point Museum. The city's natural beauty is on display at Coyote Point Park, Bay Meadows Park and Fiesta Meadows Park. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Hillsdale Shopping Center is a favourite for retail therapy.
As you plan your holiday, you'll find 28 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in San Mateo. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
Other top sights in San Mateo include San Mateo County Event Center. Outside the city, top places to visit include Stanford Shopping Center, 11 mi/17.7 km from the heart of the city, and Shoreline Park, which is 15 mi (24.2 km) away.
If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from San Mateo Hayward Park Station, San Mateo Station or San Mateo Hillsdale Station. San Mateo might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.