Cummings Moving Company – Movers in Woodside, CA
QUAINT FACT Woodside is in the southern part of the San Francisco Peninsula and among the wealthiest small towns in the United States and the San Andreas fault runs right through this well-healed town.
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WEATHER & CLIMATE Temperatures in Woodside are usually mild most of the year. Summers are dry and a bit toasty and winter temps only drop below freezing on occasion.
VISIT WOODSIDE Woodside is home to a number of beautiful, open space preserves. There is Purisima Open Space, where horseback riding and bicycling are allowed. Skeggs Point, in Woodside is perfect for mountain biking along Skyline Boulevard. Woodside also features a curated business district which has been kept small on purpose. There are a handful of restaurants, including the award-winning Village Pub with Executive Chef Dmitry Elperin. In town you will also find a grocery store, hardware store, saloon and a place to buy your tack – after all, Woodside residents love their horses. The post office, garden store, cleaner, art gallery and picture framing store, just about round out the businesses in town. Also in Woodside, but outside the formal business district are Skywood Trading Post & Deli with everything you need for a road trip, and Buck’s of Woodside, a self-professed “Silicon Valley comfort-food diner.”
LIVE IN WOODSIDE Woodside is a quaint, affluent, safe and quiet place to live. This town has maintained it’s rustic heart and provides a quiet sanctuary for those who can afford it. Scenic, enchanted, wooded and rarefied, it lies midpoint between Half Moon Bay and the heart of Silicon Valley. With stands of redwood in the Santa Cruz mountains to the west and the beaches of the Pacific Ocean just a few miles beyond that, what’s not to love about living here. Definitely live here in Woodside if you love horses. You can find houses with great acreage and adjacent stables – and the locals know all the best places to ride. Woodside and the neighboring towns (Atherton, Hillsborough, Portola Valley and Los Altos Hills) are home to celebrities, sports legends both past and present, and C-level movers and shakers among the Who’s Who of Silicon Valley. Your neighbors may maintain their privacy, however, they will also value yours.
OUTDOORS Woodside offers so many wonderful things to do outdoors – if not in town, at least very close by. It is known for its wide open spaces!
Filoli – A historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Filoli is one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century. Located 30 miles south of San Francisco, this cherished community resource is worth the trip.
Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve – Located on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz mountains overlooking Half Moon Bay, this preserve is definitely a must-see! Purisima Creek Canyon is the centerpiece of this 4,711-acre preserve with its towering redwoods, rushing creek, and understory of ferns, berries and wildflowers. Be sure to visit its magnificence.
Wunderlich County Park – This is a hillside of redwood forest, open meadows and beautiful oaks and madrones. Both hiking and riding are available in this largely open space and includes a system of beautiful trails.
El Corte De Madera – This 2,817-acre Preserve has more than 36 miles of multi-use trail available for exploration. An extremely popular spot for bicyclists, it also has lots of hearty hiking and horseback riding opportunities. There will be extensive trail work and closures during 2015 so be sure to check for closure dates.
Huddart Park / Skyline Loop – Located within the population centers of the San Francisco Peninsula, Huddart Park is a great place to have a picnic or explore a redwood forest. It offers many barbecue pits, a playground, grassy meadows and hiking and riding trails.
INDOORS If you’re looking for some indoor activities to change things up, enjoy some wine at the Thomas Fogarty Winery or visit the Pioneer Saloon.
WOODSIDE CALENDAR http://www.woodsidetown.org/calendar
CITY OF WOODSIDE http://www.woodsidetown.org
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