Redwood City

Travel Guide
Redwood City showing street scenes and a city
From a vintage theater to a bustling downtown scene, discover the varied treasures of this city on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Experience California charm in Redwood City, a friendly spot on the peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose. Enjoy great weather and exciting activities.

Step back to cinema’s golden age at historic Fox Theatre, which looks much the same as when it opened its doors in 1929. Red-carpeted stairs invite you to relax inside. See performances ranging from live concerts and plays to acclaimed films.

Learn about the area’s history in the San Mateo County History Museum in the county’s original 1910 courthouse. The imposing gray stone structure has striking columns and a stained-glass dome. Inside see how early people used natural resources to survive and build the community in the Nature’s Bounty exhibit. Examine two dozen intricate model ships based on historic models in the Ships of the World exhibit. Simulate riding a wave and learn about Half Moon Bay’s famous surfing conditions in the Maverick’sexhibit.

Walk past Lathrop House, just behind the courthouse. The Gothic-style home is actually one of the Peninsula’s oldest mansions, built in 1863. Enjoy the area’s beautiful weather in the sprawling Courthouse Square.

Relax under a pine tree or see a live concert. Find out why Redwood City has its name. Although you’ll have to go to Redwood National Forest to see the real giants, look for redwood trees soaring throughout the city.

Check out Redwood City’s burgeoning downtown. From the packed calendar of events and rich variety of shops and restaurants, find many choices to meet your interests. Watch a movie in the state-of-the-art Century Redwood City 20. Stroll through Shops on Broadway, an up-and-coming cluster of restaurants with shops and a theater.

Redwood City is conveniently located along San Francisco Bay. Go to Redwood City Station and hop on Caltrain, a commuter train connecting to San Francisco in the north and San Jose in the south. Without traffic, drive between Redwood City and downtown San Francisco in 40 minutes. Reach San Francisco International Airport in 20 minutes by car.

Where to stay in Redwood City

Good Nite Inn - Redwood City
Good Nite Inn - Redwood City
2.5 out of 5
485 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA, 94063
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ₹6,596 per night from 26 Feb to 27 Feb
₹6,596
per night
26 Feb - 27 Feb
Stay at this hotel in Redwood City. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,023 reviews)
"No way to hang up clothes. Tv sound bad. Otherwise, great!"

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2023

Good Nite Inn - Redwood City
Grand Bay Hotel San Francisco
Grand Bay Hotel San Francisco
4 out of 5
223 Twin Dolphin Dr, Redwood City, CA, 94065
The price is ₹10,918 per night from 11 Feb to 12 Feb
₹10,918
per night
11 Feb - 12 Feb
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Redwood City. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,023 reviews)
"Quiet, friendly staff and very helpful"

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2023

Grand Bay Hotel San Francisco
Courtyard by Marriott Redwood City
Courtyard by Marriott Redwood City
3 out of 5
600 Bair Island Road, Redwood City, CA, 94063
The price is ₹10,109 per night from 10 Feb to 11 Feb
₹10,109
per night
10 Feb - 11 Feb
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Redwood City. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (826 reviews)
"It's easy to get to and extremely pleasant staff. Even housekeeping and maintenance made eye contact and smiled."

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2023

Courtyard by Marriott Redwood City
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Marbella Lane Duplex Redwood City
Marbella Lane Duplex Redwood City
3.5 out of 5
119 Redwood Ave, Redwood City, CA, 94080
Stay at this 3.5-star holiday home in Redwood City. Enjoy free WiFi, a garden and dry cleaning or laundry services. Popular attractions Woodside Central Shopping ...
4/5 Very Good! (3 reviews)
Unit C was very comfortable.
"It was very clean and organized. Utensils were already provided along with a coffee maker. Netflix and Amazon Prime were free and they had a single burner which allowed for me to cook. Overall, it was very comfortable and at a good location."

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Marbella Lane Duplex Redwood City
Luxury Penthouse - Downtown Palo Alto
Luxury Penthouse - Downtown Palo Alto
3.5 out of 5
40 Arch St, Redwood City, CA, 94062
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Redwood City. Enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities and a picnic area. Popular attractions Fox Theatre and Woodside Central ...
Luxury Penthouse - Downtown Palo Alto
Urban Flat @ Heart Of Redwood City
Urban Flat @ Heart Of Redwood City
3.5 out of 5
1553 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA, 94063
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Redwood City. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and a TV. Popular attractions Fox Theatre and Woodside Central Shopping Center ...
Urban Flat @ Heart Of Redwood City
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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