Burlingame strikes the perfect balance as a small town with world class offerings. Its residents experience big city amenities in a charmingly laid back, small town atmosphere.
Burlingame has a population of 31,386. The median home price in mid-2022 is $2.5 million and the price per square foot is $1,300.
Burlingame has an extensive shoreline on the San Francisco Bay. It has a network of three nearby highways (101, 280 and 82). San Francisco International Airport is just 10 minutes away. But even better, there is an array of public transportation options. Finally, the Burlingame Caltrain station is conveniently located downtown. The train links the Peninsula communities with San Francisco on one end and San Jose on the other.
Small Town With World Class Offerings
Its businesses are an important part of the community. Because of this, shoppers are able to enjoy a variety of boutiques and stores. The town also boasts a medley of unique stores offering everything from wine to jewelry, toys, antiques, and health food.
Burlingame is a bit of a hidden gem in terms of dining. Satisfy your hunger with a wide range of styles and cuisines. Restaurants range from fine dining to casual eateries and coffee shops.
Burlingame’s Pet Parade
For years, Burlingame has hosted a Pet Parade in September. It draws as many pets as people! Surely you’ll want to mark your calendar for this year’s parade! The 17th annual Pet Parade will take place on September 17, 2022.
RIBBONS ARE AWARDED FOR:
- Best Dressed Pet
- Most Unusual Pet
- Best Pet Trick
- Best School Float
- Most Original Float, Group or Wagon (non-school category)
- Grand Prize Winner
Family Friendly Parks and Recs
Burlingame Parks and Recreation hosts free family friendly events throughout the year. The city has 17 park and open space areas. The parks feature numerous children’s play areas. In addition to those, they also feature sports facilities, open areas, dog parks and nature preserves.
Excellent Public Schools
San Mateo Union High School District operates the local high schools while the Burlingame School District (BSD) operates elementary and middle schools. The BSD teachers are ranked in the top 15% in California. Burlingame High School is the city’s only public high school. The neighborhood you live in will determine which school you attend. Therefore, you need to click here to learn more.
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