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Foster City Travel Guide

Foster City is located in northern California just south of San Mateo. It is an ideal vacation spot for family fun, a couple’s getaway, or even a long weekend with friends. Foster City is known for having been voted one of the best places to live in California. It’s not nearly as pricy as its neighbors to the north in Silicon Valley, and it has the kind of natural wooded ecosystems that you don’t find in Southern California. The demographics in San Mateo are pretty diverse, as it spans from your professionals with families to older folks and university students.

Things to Do in Foster City

There is no shortage of things to do when visiting Foster City. There will always be plenty for you and the whole family to choose from, whatever you decide to do. A definite must -- you are going to want to check out the San Francisco Bay Trail, which is 500 miles of trails passing through over 47 cities and offering some of the most amazing views of the Bay. It's a must see and a great time for everyone in your group.

There is an excellent opportunity to learn about local history at the San Mateo County History Museum, or you could be a kid again at a museum devoted to Pez dispenser at the Burlingame Pez museum. These are just some of the things to do while visiting Foster City. This beautiful city and nearby San Francisco has enough options to keep you busy for your entire stay.

Best Places to Stay in Foster City

Whether you are going on a family vacation or it is just you and a couple of people visiting Foster City, be sure to check out the vacation rentals on You will always find the perfect place to call home while visiting Foster City California when you find it here. Their listings are extensive. There is always going to be a place for everyone, whether it's a quaint B&B, small or large quarters or even a vacation home with all the amenities, you can be sure you are finding the perfect vacation rental on

Best Time to Visit Foster City

The best time to visit Foster City is during the summer months. That said, Foster City has a lot to offer year-round, and there will always be something to do whatever time of year you visit. Because California is blessed with weather that doesn't vary too much, you can also visit during the shoulder months, or the winter offseason to dodge tourists.

Food in Foster City

There are some great places for foodies to check out when visiting Foster City. Copper Penny Grill is known for having some of the best American cuisines in the area. It is not unusual to see the place packed. If you love modern American dishes, then you're also going to want to check out Fatz, as it consistently ranks among the most popular places to eat in Foster City. There are many other restaurants to choose from, and locals in Foster City are not at a loss for places to dine out.

Price and Availability in Foster City

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Foster City is in May, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Foster City is in the high season in August. Foster City has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Foster City tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Foster City tend to be busiest on Wednesdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Saturdays.

The Weather in Foster City

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Foster City. The hottest month in Foster City is May, when temperatures peak at 91 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 34 ˚F. The wettest month in Foster City is January with 4.7 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.06 inches of rain.

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