1818 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA 94063-2111
Phone: (650) 599-9636
Fax: (650) 369-6481
Located at the intersection of El Camino Real and Woodside Road, this is one of the oldest burial grounds in Redwood City. Spread across 6 acres (2.4 hectares), the historic cemetery is a triangular plot, that was established in the late 19th Century. Graves include those of members of the Grand Army of The Republic. Public and private tours around the cemetery are offered. This is also a good place to organize a field trip. Memorial Day celebrations, honoring war veterans, is an annual event held here.
The Redwood City Public Library has several branches across the city, this downtown outlet being one of them. Well-equipped with books, journals, reading and reference materials, even the helpful staff will assist you with your queries. Apart from that, an extensive list of programs for children and adults is offered by the city library. Volunteers and community members help to make this great library what it is. So go ahead and enjoy a good book!
The Sequoia High School is a reputed high school in the region of California and San Mateo County's oldest school offering secondary education. This school was founded in 1895 and occupies great significance in the vicinity. It offers education for students from the ninth grade through the twelfth grade and was formerly referred to as the Sequoia Union High School. It is well-known for its International Baccalaureate program and offers instruction in usual as well as unconventional subjects. On offer are Home Economics, Industrial Arts and World Languages among the various subjects.
Be it an evening stroll or play time for kids, Garrett Park is a perfect spot. Here, you can be all by yourself, read a book or get along your family for a lovely picnic. Equipped with amenities like play areas for little ones, picnic shelters and BBQ facilities, it is ideal for a summer outing.
Holbrook-Palmer Park is one of the very few public recreation sites in the city of Atherton. Spread over 22 acres (8.90 hectares), the municipal park features several facilities like trails, playgrounds, tennis courts and a ball field. Important sites such as the Jennings Pavillion, Watkins House and Main House are a part of the Holbrook - Palmer Park. These structures are available on private hire for socio-cultural events such as meetings, weddings and anniversaries. The historic Water Tower and the Carriage House - both over 120 years old, still remain a part of this park, adding to Holbrook-Palmer Park's allure.
Church of the Nativity is a beautiful, angelic-white colored church built with the Gothic Revival style of architecture. Erected way back in 1887, it stands tall even today. The building has been preserved exceptionally well. The exteriors of the church are a mirror of the veteran era. The interiors are magnificently designed as well and the beautiful rose window placed above the altar is worth special attention. The warmth and welcoming aura of the place is nothing but serene. Services and ceremonies and routinely held at the church. Walking past Oak Grove Avenue when you see this piece of divine wonder your feet will inevitably march towards the church.
St. Patrick's Seminary & University is a seminary located in Menlo Park. The historic building of the seminary is quite an attraction for its architectural nuances and its neatly landscaped campus that is complete with old marble statues at some places. The seminary offers a number of academic courses and programs for all those interested in exploring theology. Refer to their website for details.
Named in the honor of founder of this city, Timothy Hopkins, the Hopkins Creekside Park is a lovely stretch of green land. Here you can take a stroll, read a book or enjoy a picnic along with your entire family. Truly, this park with its picturesque surroundings offers you the much needed serenity and peace.
The El Palo Alto Park is home to the popular El Palo Alto tree after which the city is named. Serving the city since a century, it lies at the intersection of Palo Alto and Menlo Park. This park also features several plaques that are dedicated to the San Francisquito Creek Watershed. For more details, check website.
This lovely park is certainly the best spot to enjoy a day picnic along with your entire family. While you take a stroll along the lake, your little ones can play at the playground. Come afternoon, and one can laze around the grass area or simply lay down your picnic mat on the picnic area. Relaxed surroundings, greenery and walking paths make this park a popular spot.
Edith Johnson Park offers an outdoor oasis in a densely populated downtown area. The place is perfect to sit on a mattress and read a good book, chit chat with friends and watch the day go by. It has plenty of attractions: a children's playground, basketball hoop, community garden, picnic tables, a volleyball sand pit. The park is also home to a wide concrete slide that both kids and adults will love. Be sure to bring a piece of old cardboard for the slide! The park has little somethings for every person.
Proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its architectural significance, the Palo Alto Station is one of the important stations of the Caltrain system. Built in the historic Streamline Moderne style, not characteristic of the Palo Alto area, the station’s interior showcases a mural by the late John McQuarrie. The station also offers facility for bicycle parking.