While staying with us at the Stone Villa Inn you can find plenty of things to do in and around the area. For a relaxing day of fun and excitement you may want to venture off on one of the popular tours throughout the area. From the aromatic and flavorful wine tours to Yosemite National Park, we have it all! San Mateo is a perfect place for setting out on your journey and discovering new and exciting places from rolling hills, breath-taking sunsets, bird watching, wine tasting, whale watching, to magnificent and awe inspiring canyons which plunge below the surface of the earth and then towering mamoths that rise up reaching high into the heavens.
For those of you who like to take life at a little slower pace, we suggest taking a self guided tour along one of the most beautiful and pristine roads in California, Hwy 1.
Be prepared for one of the most amazing adventures you've ever dreamed of, with sandy beaches, and shorelines. The smell of clean fresh air with hints of floral fill your senses, while your eyes are dazzled by natures beauty of glistening waves crashing against the rocks and cliffsides. The sounds of seagulls calling out and gliding ever so gently across the sky lifts even the weariest of spirits.
Although at times the roads can become a little twisty, you are delighted at every turn. This self guided tour is sure to soothe the soul and give you memories that will last a lifetime.
For those travelers who would enjoy exploring the rich history of our area, you will find the treasures of San Mateo and Surrounding areas at these landmarks & historical buildings which are located just a short distance from our Inn. You might want to bring your camera and comfortable walking shoes while enjoying some of these highlights of the area such as Coyote Point Park and Museum, Eugene A. Doran Memorial Bridge, De Anza Expedition Camp, Courthouse Square, Father Junipero Serra Statue, Devil's Slide Historical Landmark/ Viewpoint, Ralph D. Percival Memorial Vista Point.
Listed below you will find many guided and self guided tours which are available throughout the area.
Remember to bring your camera and comfortable clothes, walking shoes and bottled water. Enjoy!