Welcome to Redwood City
Silicon Valley’s fun, vibrant, and all-encompassing town.
Situated on the Bay, Redwood City is a hub of entertainment, shopping, outdoor recreation, and everything in between. It is also well-known for its motto — “Climate best by government test.” No matter what you’re interested in, Redwood City, CA has everything you need to enjoy life to the fullest.
Since it was first incorporated in 1867, Redwood City has had a rich history. Those new to the region can experience this history through interactive exhibits at the San Mateo County History Museum
. Over the last several decades, the city has become well-known for its innovative tech companies, family-friendly activities, and lively spirit.
Many homes for sale in Redwood City are situated in suburban neighborhoods. From compact and quaint to extravagant and modern single-family homes (and everything in between), it’s easy to find the style of home you’ll love. Some notable styles consist of Contemporary Modern, Spanish Revivals, ranches & farmhouses, along with Tudors and Craftsman bungalows. Home prices in the area start at around $1 million so talk to a Redwood City real estate agent with Compass, like Kalena Masching
, to learn more about homes in the Bay Area!
- The iconic San Mateo County History Museum
- Located in between the Bay and scenic parks
- An endless array of activities, shopping, and stand-out dining — with easy access to San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland
People & Lifestyle
Redwood City real estate has a unique blend of urban and suburban characteristics. Capturing the best of both, residents living in Redwood City enjoy the quietude of being away from the city as well as the proximity to entertainment venues, restaurants, and nearly every kind of store.
The area is also home to Box and a short drive to several major tech companies — including Facebook and Google. The wide availability of spacious homes, well-maintained parks, a selection of schools, and an abundance of fun events also make Redwood City a resident favorite.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Even if you’ve lived nearby your entire life, you’ll always find something new and exciting to do in Redwood City. From new and trendy destinations to long-standing institutions, this area showcases the best of the best in every category.
In addition to an extensive selection of popular national retailers, there are plenty of must-visit locally-owned stores. Explore unique locations such as House of Humor
, which has earned the distinction of having the Bay Area’s largest selection of costumes. Other notable local stores include Véloro Bicycles
and Redwood Trading Post
Along (and just off of) Main Street and Broadway, you’ll find an incredible selection of top-tier dining spots. Local favorites include LV Mar Tapas & Cocktails
(small plates and wood-fired pizzas), and Broadway Masala
(Indian cuisine). Be sure to stop by Harry’s Hofbrau
—a Redwood City favorite that’s been serving comfort food since 1954.
Things to Do
Love to get out and about? Redwood City is the perfect location to satisfy your need to explore. With new shows, festivals, and events being scheduled every year, the entertainment scene always stays fresh and novel.
Throughout the year, be sure to attend annual events such as the Redwood City 4th of July Parade, Dia de Los Muertos, the Salsa Tasting Festival, Movies in the Square, Pub in the Park, Family Campout in the Park, and so much more.
Any time of year, venture out to Stulsaft Park
. This park boasts an off-leash dog park, playgrounds, hiking trails, and picnic areas. For those who enjoy attending concerts, book signings, engaging lectures, and festivals of all kinds, be sure to review the list of upcoming events at the Fox Theatre
Redwood City is home to several highly-ranked schools. According to GreatSchools.org, top educational opportunities include: