Redwood City can be found on the San Francisco peninsula in the Bay Area of Northern California and, although not one of California’s most frequented tourist destinations, the city does have a number of worthwhile attractions that are worth a visit. The city is forward thinking and has number of modern attractions to complement the historic landmarks of the city. Located around 27 miles south of San Francisco, Redwood City is an option for a day trip from the Golden Gate City. If you do choose to visit Redwood City, here are some things you should get up to:
1. San Mateo County History Museum
The San Mateo museum is a must visit for any trip to Redwood City and arguably the cities top attraction. The museum features a number of exhibits demonstrating and exploring how life used to be throughout past decades in San Mateo County. Exhibits include a general store from the 1880s and a house showing what life was like in California when it was part of Mexico. The San Mateo County History Museum also houses a huge collection of books and other archived materials where further research can be undertaken into the history of San Mateo State. The building itself is a historic courthouse and is equally stunning both inside and out.