A Guide to the  San Francisco Peninsula

Photos Courtesy of the San Francisco Peninsula

With 60 miles of shoreline on the peninsula’s coastside and 30 miles on the bayside, you’ll find plenty of beaches.

Take a San Francisco Wine School class from Master Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator David Glancy while in the area. What’s impressive is there are only 12 people in the world with these credentials!

South San Francisco

Pacifica features six miles of sandy beaches. Known for getting back to nature, Pacifica has numerous hiking trails, including the famous Devil’s Slide Trail. Rosalind Bakery provides sustenance.


The Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve is a 3,137-acre preserve with panoramic views of San Francisco Bay and Santa Cruz Mountains.

East Palo Alto

Half Moon Bay is a charming town known for beaches and surfing. The Maverick’s Competition attracts the most skilled surfers in the world. Stop by Frattore e Mare for lunch or dinner you won’t find anywhere else.

Half Moon Bay

Filoli Mansion and Gardens offer the scenic beauty of a 654-acre garden estate on the slopes of coastal California.


You’ll find redwoods in Redwood City. With 5,412 acres at the Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve, you can hike through the groves of the giants.

Redwood City

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