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San Carlos, California

Welcome to the City of San Carlos

Once part of the expansive Rancho de las Pulgas holdings and now a major biotech hub, "The City of Good Living" is a charming and central peninsular town with a quaint, historic downtown, local museums and acres of open space. Along revitalized Laurel Avenue, amiable shops and restaurants bustle with locals. The newly built San Carlos Museum houses artifacts from the Ohlone Indian and Spanish eras and the nearby Hiller Aviation Museum is a must for flight buffs. Overlooking neat streets lined with single family homes stretching to the bay shore, San Carlos' Pulgas Ridge offers miles of scenic hiking and biking trails.

San Carlos Hotels

From stylish boutique hotels to all-studio business hotels, San Carlos hotels cater to executives visiting San Carlos' top biotech and technology firms.

San Carlos Restaurants

The San Carlos restaurant scene is undeniably chic and relaxed with several establishments owned and operated by San Francisco restaurant mavens looking to escape the city. While San Carlos dining spots boast nearly every flavor under the sun, standout San Carlos restaurants feature New American, Creole and Italian cuisines.

San Carlos Travel and Attractions

With signature local museums like the Hiller Aviation Museum and the San Carlos Museum, in addition to plenty of open space along Pulgas Ridge, San Carlos offers visitors the best of both worlds, from educational outings to learn about the Ohlone Tribe to scenic trails, San Carlos has an attraction for everyone.

San Carlos Shopping

Laurel Avenue is a charming and approachable stretch of shops, restaurants and services in downtown San Carlos while Hillsdale Shopping Center is the vies for the title of the undisputed upscale shopping destination in San Mateo County.

San Carlos Real Estate

With a booming biotech industry, excellent public schools, sunny weather and a central location in between Silicon Valley and San Francisco, San Carlos real estate is in demand for historic, single family homes with distinct character.

San Carlos Community

With open space, parks, a new library and Youth Center, San Carlos is a tight knit community with a strong sense of community involvement.