COYOTE POINT offers some of San Mateo's best recreation including a popular windsurfing location, marina and yacht club, fishing, sailing, swimming and more. Also the location of the COYOTE POINT MUSEUM with exhibits of six bay area ecosystems and the Wildlife Habitats Center 1651 Coyote Point Drive.
ACRES OF ORCHIDS (Rod McLellan Co.) - the largest and most successful Orchid hybridizing laboratory/nursery in the world.Open to the public.914 South Claremont St., San Mateo, CA94402.Phone - 650-373-3920
JAPANESE TEA GARDEN features a tea house, waterfalls, a pagoda, and pathways through one of the finest tea gardens in California. .East 5th Avenue and El Camino Real
HILLER AVIATION MUSEUM – Facility highlights the many historic advancements native to Northern California as well as a wide array of aircraft and displays. San Carlos Airport
KOHL MANSION - Unique Tudor mansion was completed in 1914 and is currently the home of Music at Kohl providing music education as well as premiere chamber music ensembles.
SAN FRANCISCO BAY TRAIL - is a planned recreational corridor that, when complete, will encircle San Francisco and San Pablo Bays with a continuous 400-mile network of bicycling and hiking trails. While in San Mateo, take a break on the trail at Coyote Point, Shoreline Park or Bayside Joinsville Park.