The Peninsula is the region in the Bay Area in which South San Francisco, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Half Moon Bay and San Mateo are located. The peninsula is surrounded by the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. This region is beloved for it natural preservation and dense green forests and scenery. This contributes the Peninsula’s popularity as a hiking destination.

You can visit Half Moon Bay to soak up the sun and set a BBQ. Consider spending more time outdoors while watching your favorite artist or band perform at the Shoreline Amphitheater. The further south that you go the closer you’ll get to the northern tip of Silicon Valley where you’ll find FaceBook’s and Google’s headquarters. You can even stop by Stanford tour the campus or catch a game.

Counties in the Peninsula:

1. San Mateo County