Area Info

About Beautiful Union City, CA

With the best weather in San Francisco Bay Area

Union City, CA, is a beautiful, safe and quiet city in East Bay area, centrally located between San Jose and San Francisco, and minutes away from Menlo Park/Palo Alto area (Facebook & Stanford University) across the Dumbarton bridge. We have the best weather in the San Francisco Bay Area – not too hot and not too cold. 

The area has an easy access to freeways to key cities in the San Francisco Bay Area: Just 10 miles to Menlo Park (Facebook HQ) via Dumbarton bridge, 17 miles to Palo Alto (Stanford University), and 17 miles to Mountain View (Google HQ), 22 miles to San Jose via I-880 South, 30 miles to San Francisco  via I-880 North (Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, Lombard Street, and Golden Gate, etc..), 20 miles to Oakland via I-880 North, and 20 miles to San Mateo via HWY 92 West.

Union City, CA
Union City, CA




Union City Landing Shopping Complex

Lots of Shops, Restaurants

Within one mile radius…

Our house is within walking distance to a local strip mall where you will find Thai, Indian, Vietnamese, New York Pizza, and several fast food restaurants and a sushi bar. You will also find two fairly large Asian groceries where, among other things, you can buy fresh fish (and have it fried for you, too!).

About a mile away is Union Landing, a 100-acre shopping complex, with various restaurants (from coffee shops to fast food restaurants to sushi bars), movies, groceries, Wal-Mart, etc..  You will also find In-N-Out, Buffalo Wild Wings, Texas Roadhouse, Tony Romas, Tomatina, Chilli’s, TGI Friday, Fuddruckers, Chipotle, IHOP, Starbucks, Jamba Juice, etc..

Also in the area is farmer’s market and a great community center. Costco and Trader Joe’s are within 2-6 miles from our house. The house is one block from a park with access to free tennis and basketball courts. The area has the best schools in Union City, including the award winning Delaine Eastin Elementary School about 2 miles to the south.


Yours to Discover

Lots of places to go to…

If you are outdoors person and into biking, hiking, bird watching, or just enjoying nature, Coyote Hills Regional Park is a great place to visit, just 3 miles away from our house, with nearly 1000 acres of preserve land for you to discover. Lake Elizabeth is just 10 miles away if you enjoy walking around this beautiful lake and meeting locals. Also Lake Chabot Golf Course is 20 miles to the north, Bay Area’s best golf value in an expansive layout. To the south, you have Great America Amusement Park and Levi’s Stadium, all with in 20 miles. Take 92 West and it will take you straight to Half Moon Bay beaches and restaurants.

Coyote Hills Regional Park
Coyote Hills Regional Park