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Car Rental in San Carlos, California

Halfway between San Francisco and San Jose is the city of San Carlos in San Mateo county, which is an affluent suburb that lives up to its moniker as the city of “good living.” The 28,406 residents in San Carlos enjoy living well in a picturesque community where their neighborhoods are safe, their school system is excellent and they don’t have to leave the city to enjoy local recreational activities. Although, it is only about a half hour drive to San Francisco and all that that the city by the bay has to offer. If you are heading to San Carlos for a quick getaway and can help you find the lowest prices on rental cars in San Carlos.

San Carlos boasts a quaint downtown district that has plenty of shops and boutiques along Laurel Avenue, which has become a popular destination for locals looking to enjoy a day of shopping in an area with a small town feel. After enjoying a lunch in downtown San Carlos on a Saturday, you might want to head over to the San Carlos History Museum to learn about the history of the community, from its Native American beginnings to the modern community it has become. If you find aviation history fascinating, the Hiller Aviation Museum is filled with aeronautical artifacts and replicas of airplanes from the conception of flight that should excite your children or bring back a nice memory of the wonder you experienced if you ever visited the National Air and Space museum through a childhood field trip.

Burton Park is the largest park in the city and it offers a relaxing break from any business meetings you may have in town and has a designated area for small children if you are visiting for with the kids. In May, the city hosts the “Hometown Days” carnival which has fun rides and games and is an event that is perfect for families. For adults, there is an annual Arts and Wine Festival held in San Carlos that will satisfy your delicate wine palate.

During World War II, San Carlos went to the dogs, or more accurately, the dogs came there, as the city was made an official home of the U.S. Army War Dog Reception and Training Center. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, America caught up with other nations who had a longer history of using dogs to aid service men. The dogs trained in training centers, such as San Carlos went on to provide numerous services to the armed forces and act as sentry dogs. San Carlos is friendly to its visitors as and is a great place to raise a family as well as a dog.

Whether you are planning a vacation to San Carlos, visiting friends or doing driving down from San Francisco for a day trip, can help you find the lowest prices on rental cars in San Carlos. Weekly Discount Newsletter

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Rental Locations in San Carlos, California

San Carlos

620 Airport Drive
San Carlos, CA 94070
Phone: 6506379093