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San Carlos overview

San Carlos is a budget-friendly place distinct for its museums and sports. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Spend a relaxing day at Shoreline Park when the weather is nice. Popular attractions such as Stanford University and Computer History Museum are sure to leave an impression. A family- and business-friendly area, San Carlos also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in San Carlos

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around San Carlos has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in San Carlos with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all San Carlos hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best San Carlos hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to San Carlos

Fly in to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), 10.5 mi (17 km) from central San Carlos. Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 15.3 mi (24.6 km) away. San Carlos Station is the closest train station.

What to see around San Carlos

Fun outdoor activities are on hand, along with these attractions:
  • • Belmont Iceland
  • • The Foundry
  • • Nazareth Ice Oasis
  • • Stanford Stadium
  • • Stanford Maples Pavillion
Sights that are especially popular with families include:
  • • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
  • • Golden Tee Golfland
  • • Aqua Adventure Water Park
The area's museums and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Museum of San Carlos History
  • • Hiller Aviation Museum
  • • Peninsula Museum of Art
  • • Portola Art Gallery
  • • Cantor Arts Center
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favourite shopping areas:
  • • Woodside Central Shopping Center
  • • Hillsdale Shopping Center
  • • Stanford Shopping Center
  • • Millbrae Square Shopping Center
  • • San Antonio Shopping Center
Popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Stanford University
  • • Computer History Museum
  • • Shoreline Park
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  • Business-friendly
  • Family-friendly
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