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San MateoUnited States of America

Love festivals, dining and art? Get away to San Mateo!

Discover the family-friendly area of San Mateo—festivals, sports teams and top sights like San Mateo County Event Center.

Where to stay in San Mateo

Coyote Point Park featuring cycling as well as a small group of people

Shoreview

3.5/5Good!(5 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in Shoreview, Coyote Point Park and Shoreview Park are top sights worth seeing.

Shoreview
South San Mateo, California, United States of America

South San Mateo

3.5/5Good!(5 area reviews)

While visiting South San Mateo, you might make a stop by sights like San Mateo County Event Center and Hillsdale Shopping Center.

South San Mateo
Central San Mateo, San Mateo, California, United States of America

Central San Mateo

If you're looking for some top things to see and do in Central San Mateo and surrounding area, you can visit San Mateo County Event Center and Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia.

Central San Mateo
Downtown, San Mateo, California, United States of America

Downtown

While there might not be top attractions in Downtown, you can explore the larger area and discover places like San Mateo County Event Center and Coyote Point Park.

Downtown
North Central, California, United States of America

North Central

While North Central isn't home to many top sights, Coyote Point Park and Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia are some notable places to visit nearby.

North Central

Top hotels in San Mateo

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hillsdale Inn
Hillsdale Inn
2 out of 5
477 E Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA

Located in South San Mateo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bay Meadows Park and San Mateo County Event Center. Paddock Park and Hillsdale Shopping Center ...

2.4/5 (899 reviews)

"Nice place to stay we enjoy it we stay there for working purposes. Its clean everything works fine. Plenty of parking."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020

Hillsdale Inn
Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco
Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco
2 out of 5
140 N Bayshore Blvd, San Mateo, CA
£69
per night
20 Apr-21 Apr

Located in Shoreview, this golf motel is 1 mi (1.5 km) from Poplar Creek Golf Course and 3 mi (4.8 km) from San Mateo County Event Center. Coyote Point Museum ...

3.3/5 (1,140 reviews)

"G great stay. Nice staff and clean rooms. Couldn't ask for more"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco SFO
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco SFO
3 out of 5
330 N Bayshore Blvd, San Mateo, CA
£83
per night
10 May-11 May

Located in Shoreview, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Poplar Creek Golf Course, Coyote Point Park and Coyote Point Museum. Shoreview Park and Burlingame ...

3.9/5Very Good! (1,263 reviews)

"The staff was lovely and the room I stayed in was great. I had a chance to check out the fitness center and it was very underwhelming. It only had 4 machines one of which was broken and the room was very stuffy and dated. My only issue with the room was the door. It had large gaps on the top and ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco SFO

Popular things to do in San Mateo

Coyote Point Park
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Coyote Point Park

Surround yourself with inspiring nature, learn about the San Francisco Bay Area and meet its wild inhabitants in San Mateo’s sprawling waterfront park.

San Francisco Bay
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San Francisco Bay

4.5/5(145 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at San Francisco Bay, a popular spot to commune with nature in San Francisco. Make some time to visit the shops while you're in the area.

Golden Gate Bridge
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Golden Gate Bridge

4.5/5(362 reviews)

Cars trundle across it and ships sail under it, but the best way to experience this iconic bridge is on foot. 

Pier 39
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Pier 39

4/5(364 reviews)

This waterfront attraction offers thrilling rides, innovative street performers and colorful souvenir shops, but it’s the sea lions that win the day. 

Alcatraz Island
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Alcatraz Island

5/5(247 reviews)

Escape to “The Rock,” home of the infamous and abandoned island prison, and discover how it earned a reputation as a cold and unforgiving place.

Golden Gate Park
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Golden Gate Park

4.5/5(323 reviews)

This beloved park offers relaxation among trees, flowers and wildlife, right in San Francisco’s backyard. 

Top activities in San Mateo

Total Yosemite Experience with Giant Sequoias
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Total Yosemite Experience with Giant Sequoias

92% of travellers recommend
£131
Per adult
San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour
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San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour

82% of travellers recommend
£45
Per adult
Napa Valley & Sonoma - Wine Country Tour from San Francisco
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Napa Valley & Sonoma - Wine Country Tour from San Francisco

90% of travellers recommend
£103
Per adult
2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off & Alcatraz Tour
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2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off & Alcatraz Tour

78% of travellers recommend
£122
Per adult
Alcatraz Island Ticket with Chinatown Tour & Cookie Factory
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Alcatraz Island Ticket with Chinatown Tour & Cookie Factory

86% of travellers recommend
£77
Per adult
Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - San Mateo, CA
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Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - San Mateo, CA

£8
Per adult

Reviews of San Mateo

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