San Carlos Tourism

Visit San Carlos - Best of San Carlos

San Carlos is a city in San Mateo County, California on the San Francisco Peninsula, about halfway between San Francisco and San Jose. It is a small affluent residential suburb located between Belmont to the north and Redwood City to the south. The population was 28,406 at the 2010 census.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for San Carlos in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore San Carlos like a local. After your splendid visit to San Carlos, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Sacramento. Attractions in Sacramento include Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Sacramento International Airport. A vacation to San Carlos can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for San Carlos*

  • Pollution Statistics in San Carlos

    Know the pollution level of San Carlos before you plan your visit.

    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
  • San Carlos: Crime and Safety

    How safe is San Carlos for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in San Carlos.

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 10 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 60 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40 (Moderate)
  • Living in San Carlos - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 68.13 (High)
    • Pollution Index 10.34 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 55 (High)
    • Health Care Index 74.07 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.69 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in San Carlos

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in San Carlos

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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