Burlingame is a charming city found in the center of the San Francisco Peninsula, between San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. Known as The City of Trees, Burlingame blends country ambiance with urban bustle. Large comfortable homes, smaller bungalows and condominiums mingle in friendly neighborhoods. Gorgeous parks can also be found all throughout the town. Burlingame has a strong business community, including Airport Boulevard's many hotels and restaurants. Burlingame Avenue and Broadway are lined with a myriad of shops; gourmet wine stores, boutiques, and jewelers are all within a gentle stroll of each other. Wonderful destination restaurants abound, showcasing foods from many ethnicities. Burlingame is so much more than a suburban city - it is a community that embraces history, education and the environment and offers both small town convenience and big city chic. It is safe and peaceful, yet bustling with energetic pride.
Hillsborough lies on a stretch of Interstate 280 that has been christened by many as "the most beautiful freeway in the world." With its wooden slopes and charming rural setting, it is host to some of California's wealthiest residents. The town is home to some of the country's largest estates, once owned by such famous residents as William Randolph Hearst and Harriet Pullman. Due to the town's minimum lot size of a half acre, Hillsborough is known for its residential neighborhoods and single-home landscape. 2010 saw Hillsborough celebrating its 100th anniversary with parades, festivals and dedications. Hillsborough is big on community and preserving the natural beauty of its rich topography. Although an affluent community, Hillsborough has a small town charm. With its quiet back-to-nature atmosphere and multi-million dollar homes, it is one of the country's most desirable places to live.