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What's San Mateo Like?

San Mateo is a family-friendly place known for its restaurants. Top places to visit include San Mateo County Event Center. Check out other sights like Hillsdale Shopping Center and Coyote Point Park.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in San Mateo?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in San Mateo and the surrounding area:

  • • 24 5-star accommodations from USD 205 per night
  • • 212 4-star accommodations from USD 107 per night
  • • 336 3-star accommodations from USD 89 per night
  • • 202 2-star accommodations from USD 69 per night

How to Get to San Mateo

Flights to San Mateo

  • • San Carlos, CA (SQL), 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from central San Mateo
  • • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), 5.9 mi (9.6 km) from central San Mateo
  • • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 12.6 mi (20.2 km) from central San Mateo

Things to See and Do in San Mateo

What to See in San Mateo

  • • San Mateo County Event Center
  • • Coyote Point Park
  • • Bay Meadows Park
  • • Fiesta Meadows Park
  • • Paddock Park

Things to Do in San Mateo

  • • Hillsdale Shopping Center
  • • Poplar Creek Golf Course
  • • Coyote Point Museum

Other Popular San Mateo Attractions

  • • Shoreview Park
  • • Parkside Aquatic Park
  • • Lakeshore Park Beach
  • • JoinVille Park
  • • Los Prados Park

When Is the Best Time to Visit San Mateo?

  • • Hottest months: September, August, July, October (average 77°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, December, February, March (average 43°F)
  • • Rainiest months: January, February, December, and March (average 3.80 inches of rainfall)