Hotel Blogs - Pacific Inn of Redwood City

July 15, 2018

Explore Bair Island

Outdoor enthusiasts: Looking for things to do while visiting Redwood City? Come check out Bair Island! Part of the larger Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Bair Island Ecological Preserve covers 3,000 acres of beauty. Bair Island earned its name in the 1920’s from the farmer who owned the land and used it for agricultural purposes. Consisting of three islands, Inner, Middle and Outer, these islands are connected by crushed stone pedestrian walkways and bridges link...

June 15, 2018

Eat at Johnston's Saltbox

Eat at Johnston’s Saltbox

Johnston’s Saltbox is a family-owned artisan restaurant that is located in Redwood City, California. Johnston’s Saltbox also features a boutique wine list. Their summer menu is all prepared by their top chef named Adam Thompson. The menu features sections for weekend brunches, lunch choices, and delicious dinner entrées. Some of the items on the brunch menu, which ...

May 15, 2018

Twin Pines Park: Park in Belmont

Belmont, California is a quaint city that is located in between San Francisco and San Jose. This city is renowned for the gorgeous view of the San Francisco Bay one can find while exploring the wooded hills in the area. This little city is the perfect place to visit if you’re looking for some sightseeing opportunities in the area; if sightseeing is what you’re interested in, then a visit to the Twin Pines Park in Belmont is a must.

About the Twin Pines Park

March 15, 2018

Hiking at Wunderlich County Park

Redwood City, located conveniently between popular cities such as San Francisco, Oakland, Palo Alto and San Jose, is a perfect travel destination for those wanting to stay on the outskirts of the technological city hub excitement, but still be within proximity to most attractions and beautiful nature trails. During your stay, be sure to visit Wunderlich County Park.

Wunderlich County Park

Wunderlich is a County Park, rich in history, amongst redwood trees, ope...

February 15, 2018

Filoli Garden, Redwood City, California

Filoli Garden is an integral part of the Filoli Mansion located at 86 Canada Road in Woodside, California. It is just outside Redwood City. The gardens take up around sixteen acres of the six hundred and fifty-four acres of the estate. Filoli House, also known as Filoli Mansion, is a country estate built in 1915. It is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places but by its official name which is Bourn-Roth Estate, in remembrance of the two families that had resided at the estate. ...

January 15, 2018

Explore the San Mateo County History Museum

The San Mateo County History Museum is more than a hundred years old. It used to be a courthouse that was transformed into a museum to preserve and share the history of the region and of the county in particular. The history of the location of the museum predates the setting up of the San Mateo County Historical Association, which was formed in the 1930s, and designated as the authority responsible for preserving the cultural heritage of the county. The association was spearheaded by Dr. Fran...

November 15, 2017

Take A Family Hike At Huddart Park

One of the wonderful aspects of the San Francisco Bay Area is the natural beauty of the region and the many parks and public spaces that are sprinkled amongst the urban landscape. The Peninsula offers many urban hikes that provide the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of The Bay Area. If you are staying with us at Pacific Inn in Redwood City, Huddart Park is a great outdoor recreation space to explore.

Take A Hike At Huddart Park


October 15, 2017


Looking to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the workweek while staying at Pacific Inn Redwood City? We recommend you head out to nearby Huddart Park and hit the trails.

About Huddart Park

Huddart Park is a 900 acre park that offers hiking and equestrian trails through a forested canyon within easy reach of the San Francisco Peninsula population centers.  The trails of Huddart Park traverse gulches and creeks offering awesome views of the country...

September 15, 2017

10 Best Restaurants in Redwood City

It is not fair to compare restaurants. You cannot really pit an affordable restaurant or a takeaway with an upscale address catering to fine dining. Relatively cheap restaurants in Redwood City can be quite delicious, even for some hard to impress foodies. While we shall discuss the ten ‘best’ restaurants in Redwood City, we shall also highlight the best breakfast options. If you are looking for cheap restaurants in Redwood City, then you should head to Zadna, Five Guys or Canyon ...