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Living in Redwood City, California:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Redwood City, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked three people living in Redwood City what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:


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Someone moving to Redwood City, CA should know three things. There is a great deal of traffic. Prepare to leave 15 minutes early for every appointment. Second, know the food is great. There are so many good restaurants downtown that it can be difficult to choose one. Third, it is a very pet-friendly town. There are wonderful dog parks and walking trails for walking with pets.

Makayla, says: 2020

Someone moving to Redwood City ought to know it was declared to have the best climate, or one of the best, in the country. It has a great community of people. There are a lot of nonprofits in the area to support and benefit the community. However, gentrification is occurring since Redwood City is in Silicon Valley; it is also close to San Francisco.

Taliah, says: 2020

Long hailed for its ideal weather, Redwood City, CA, a city in the middle of Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area, has a high standard of living sure to delight anyone. Nature-lovers can enjoy soaring redwood trees lining the streets, and proximity to plenty of hills for hiking, and beachcombing, surfing, and the like, at any one of the beaches near the Pacific Ocean, a mere 30-minute drive away. Its newly updated downtown offers restaurants and bars of esteemed caliber for foodies, and I would be loathe to forget to mention how the city comes alive in summer with free music concerts and festivals and plays not only downtown, but at every park. a gem of the Peninsula, Redwood City has a population of around 84,000 as of 2018.

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