San Mateo has it all: a diversity of neighborhoods, great parks, easy transportation, a plethora of shopping, and a multitude of businesses. San Mateo has a rich heritage dating back to the turn of the century with its most famous resident being A.P. Giannini, the founder of the Bank of Italy and later Bank of America. The city offers a plethora of activities for people of all ages. The downtown area is stacked with delicious restaurants and a variety of retail stores, and also boasts a 12-screen movie theatre and one of the largest wine cellars in the country, at Draeger’s Grocery Store. You can find opportunities for shopping at Hillsdale and Bridgepointe as well as the many neighborhood shopping centers.