Introduction to Burlingame, California
Burlingame, California is 2 miles NW of San Mateo, California (center to center) and 13 miles S of San Francisco, California. It is in San Mateo county. The city is part of the San Francisco metro area.
Burlingame is named after Anson Burlingame, who chose an 1,100 acres site for himself in the region. The town slowly developed, and by 1906 many people from San Francisco came and settled here. The region is often known as the 'City of Trees' due to the number of trees within the city. Most of the residential properties have trees owned and protected by the city. Besides this, the city also has various parks and Eucalyptus groves that add to the overall tree count. The Eucalyptus groves are situated to the west of the city on Interstate 280 and alongside many city streets, like El Camino Real, California Drive and other smaller local streets.
Burlingame and nearby Attractions
- PEZ Store & Museum
- Happy World Travel
- Bayside Park
- Village Park
- Ray Park
- Elite Limousine Inc
Things To Do In Burlingame
The city of Burlingame is dotted with breathtaking beaches where people can enjoy various activities like scuba diving, parasailing, swimming, snorkeling, etc. The city also provides other recreation opportunities like hiking, golf and bike tours. There are various parks in the city, which people can visit at the leisure time. The nightlife of Burlingame is lively with various bars, clubs, movie theaters, restaurants and shopping arcades.
Burlingame is served by San Francisco International airport.
Burlingame Higher Education
The city is served by Roth-Williams Center for Functional Occlusion.