Burlingame building

Things to do Burlingame, California

Located on the San Francisco Peninsula in San Mateo County, the beautiful city of Burlingame is the “Gateway to San Francisco.” Burlingame features the sights and sounds of the big city, with the charming, eclectic mood of small town America. Discover the scenic views along the shoreline of the bay, beautiful parks, museums, and upscale shopping all within a short distance from the San Francisco International Airport. From the front doors of the hotel, step out onto Bayside Fields for a beautiful afternoon in the California sun!
Things to do Burlingame, California
Downtown Burlingame

Downtown Burlingame Shopping

Uncover one of the hidden gems for shopping in the Bay Area when you visit Burlingame, CA! When you walk through Burlingame’s shopping districts on a sunny afternoon you will immediately fall in love with the quaint and charming personality of our city. Throughout your stay you will find unique souvenirs, gifts, and keepsakes to remember your visit to Burlingame!

Downtown Burlingame Ave, the larger of the two shopping areas, is pedestrian-friendly, and has everything from independent boutiques and daily farmers’ markets to nationally recognized outlets and upscale stores.

Broadway Ave. is a historic section of town, just a short walking distance from our hotel. Boasting many mom-and-pop shops and unique restaurants that you won’t find anywhere else in the Bay Area. We are the only hotel with a convenient overpass that takes guests right to Broadway Ave.

Downtown San Francisco at sunset

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Area Attractions and Entertainment

Burlingame Parks

With 18,000 trees and 15 public parks, nature lovers can keep busy outside. One of our favorite hidden gems is Mills Canyon wildlife area: home to 28 acres of beautifully preserved native plants and animals as well as the Ed Taylor hiking trail. Just outside our doors lies the lush grounds of Bayside Fields! Baseball and soccer fields as well as walking paths line the picturesque scenery with a glorious view of the San Francisco Bay. If you’ve brought your dog with you during your vacation, feel free to step into the gated, off-leash area where they’ll be able to play and run around in the California sunshine!

Burlingame Golf Center

Take an afternoon to work on your game when you visit the Burlingame Golf Center! With affordable rates this exciting and challenging driving range is perfect for a day off to work on your swing. Enjoy the stunning open view as you watch your shots soar to the pin, and when you’re done, return to the club for a satisfying meal at Gabriel &, Daniel’s Mexican Grill.

Burlingame Nightlife

When the sun goes down in Burlingame, the night lights up and your stay will be livened up by a vibrant culture of bars, restaurants, and live music venues! A few local favorites include Elephant Bar for casual dining, Steelhead Brewing Company for microbrews and American food, or Barrelhouse for a trendy atmosphere and fun night out on the town. Feel free to ask our front desk staff for more dining and entertainment recommendations.

Park on the ocean in Burlingame

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Free Events In Burlingame

During your stay in Burlingame you will find plenty of unique and exciting events that will make you feel right at home. If you feel like stepping outside of Burlingame for a new experience, you can also find plenty of events in San Francisco!

Concerts in the Park

Enjoy live music in Washington Park every Sunday afternoon in July.

Movies in the Park

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and kick back to a family friendly movie on select Friday evenings during the Summer. Movies are shown in Washington Park.

Burlingame Fresh Market

Join the citizens of Burlingame for a Sunday tradition at the Fresh Market! Fresh food, live entertainment and local vendors all come out for this weekly open air market.

Burlingame First Fridays

Bring your kids to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta for a day of exploring, learning, and educating. From experiencing life on a farm to learning how construction machines work, you and your kids will love the wide variety of fun and educational exhibits at Children’s Museum of Atlanta.

Burlingame on the Avenue

This annual weekend event in August hosts award winning musicians, gourmet foods, over 150 artists and an entertainment area for children.