Reading Time: 5 minutes Redwood City is situated between San Francisco and San Jose. Stop off for a visit to this storied city as you make your way from San Francisco to San Jose via car or train.

The city became an important post during the latter period of the California Gold Rush (1848–1855). The city has since transformed into a manufacturing hub during the 1960s and 70s and more recently, a home for some of Silicon Valley’s high technology companies.