Vacation rentals are an excellent choice for extended stays. Beautiful single-family home and apartment rentals, hotels and even yacht rentals provide all of the comforts of home and more. For an even homier feel, hospitable bed and breakfast vacation rentals offer all the charm and conveniences of a home away from home.
The City of San Carlos, passionately known as the City of Good Living, lives up to its name at every turn, every single day. This beautiful Bay Area town lures visitors from all over the world to experience its robust charm, incredible weather and fabulous feel. Located between San Francisco and San Jose, rich native American history, community and recreational amenities abound. Stunning views of the San Francisco Peninsula are only the beginning of this unforgettable town’s allure.
There are so many impressive places to visit in San Carlos for the ultimate entertainment experience. Join the community’s outgoing personality in all kinds of neighborly activities.
Burton’s Park – Take a breath of clean, fresh air in gorgeous outdoor parks. Burton Park’s sports fields make for the perfect activity center. When it’s time to cool down, the park’s water-spray play area gets the job done.
Frank D. Harrington Park – This charming, smaller park invites visitors to relax between shopping trips and errands in quiet serenity dotted with picnic tables and benches. Listen to occasional local bands and the peaceful sounds of nature. A great respite from the hustle and bustle.
Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park – Take a stroll around this beautifully clean Bay Area park donning gorgeous views of the water. Get a closer look and feel of the water by renting one of the many pedal boats available. This peaceful location is a true nature-lover’s delight.
The Filoli is a 16-acre country home acquired by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 1975. Its palatial exuberance fills the senses with awe donning formal botanical gardens, reflecting pool, nature hikes, tours and more. Filoli has established its mark in Hollywood by serving as a set for many films and television broadcasts.
San Carlos Museum of History – History buffs and novices will appreciate exploring the museum’s artifacts, Sorcha Boru Pottery pieces, tours and photographs of days gone by.
A night of great music warms the soul in the Savannah Jazz venue on the peninsula. Romantic and cozy candlelit tables, delicious specialty cocktails, craft brews and the feeling of love in the air says it all.
Enjoy an evening of delicious wine tasting at the Flying Suitcase Wines tasting room. This family-friendly locale serves up award-winning wines from the finest wine regions in California. Vineyards such as Napa, Amador County, Russian River Valley and more make every wine-tasting experience the finest available.
San Carlos loves to entertain its people. Visitors also love the abundant choice of community activities to choose from, especially during the fall months from August through December. Kids will enjoy the Nutcracker Tea Party, Family Camp Out Weekend and Night of Holiday Lights.
Adults and families love casually perusing the popular San Carlos Farmer’s Market while shopping for favorite produce and local cuisine. Lady Luck invites all visitors to join her in special casino trips, while local museums entice the cultural connoisseur. For those who appreciate incorporating international flavors in their visit, one-time French and Italian cooking classes are also available.
Enjoying the unique places to visit in San Carlos is just the beginning of a fabulous stay. With beautiful scenery, out-of-this-world dining and exquisite climate, vacationing is truly at its finest.