Foster City is a planned city located in San Mateo County and has previously been ranked top ten in Forbes' America's Top 25 Towns to Live Well, as well as Money's Best Places to Live. The city is relatively new, created in the 1960s, and is the result of excellent planning and engineering. It is also one of the nation's safest cities, with a very low crime rate. Foster City lies on an extensive man-made lagoon system, and offers so many recreational activities for living life on the lagoon. Windsurfing, kite-surfing, and dragon boating are just some of the activities residents enjoy year-round.
Windsurfing, kite-surfing, and dragon boating are just some of the activities residents enjoy year-round. Biking and walking trails, community theater performances, golfing, and a newly constructed teen activities center, 'The Vibe', also serve to prove why Foster City consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in America. Perfectly located in between San Jose and San Francisco, Foster City is a great choice for home buyers.