The Ultimate California Experience?

Senior travelers, are you looking for the ultimate California experience with seashores, sunshine, spectacular views, incredible fresh cuisine, endless outdoor recreational activities and sporting events galore? The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley just might be your destination.

Located on a 60-mile peninsula immediately south of San Francisco, bordered on the east by San Francisco Bay, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean, the area encompasses over 450 square miles, sunshine and mild temperatures. This is a”one site fits all” with its great maps and travel guides for senior visitors. Check out this Cities of California site as well.

SM County is right amidst the action of San Francisco Bay and the entire area. If you have never been to Silicon Valley, it is home to many of the world’s largest technology corporations as well as thousands of small startups. There are endless reasons why the Valley area is the favorite place to stay when visiting San Francisco. Senior visitors find the pristine coastline on the Pacific Ocean, the gourmet creations featuring the fresh catch of the day and the many unique shopping experiences very worthwhile.

Seniors Enjoy Historical San Mateo

The city of San Mateo is loaded with history going back to the mid seventeenth century. It was undoubtedly the railroad that put San Mateo on the map. The opening of railroad service in San Mateo attracted many wealthy San Franciscans to the area. San Mateo became an ideal place for building summer and weekend homes for people who worked in San Francisco. These estates were built for some of the most powerful people in the West.

Tourists flock to the five star Japanese Tea Garden in town that includes a koi pond and a tea house. In addition I’ve got a few great tours and sites for you to consider while you are in the Valley.

Coyote Point Recreation Area rates high with senior visitors. You’ll find San Mateo County filled with parks and other organizations.  And take a look at Central Park where you can unwind and spend some time just enjoying the ambiance of the area.

The Ice Center is popular year round for folks of all ages and it centrally located in San Mateo. Sandra Scott is big on San Mateo County and here you’ll see why. Probably more information that you care to know but this link from can fill in all the blanks for any visitor.

The official website has a plethora of helpful visitor information. Order your SM Visitors Guide 2013 online right here and enjoy the Valley.  Jim Bruner will fill in the rest of your blanks.  Enjoy another California senior getaway destination.  jeb

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