Explore Publishing, Inc.  specializes in producing high-quality guides for Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Peninsula and the Santa Cruz and Half Moon Bay coastside.

Explore 2018

New in 2018, we have combined our two annual publications, Explore Silicon Valley & Santa Cruz Coast and Explore the Peninsula & Half Moon Bay Coast, into one fully informative, high-quality publication. Published in February 2018, the current edition of Explore is featured in over 17,000 rooms at leading hotels from the Peninsula through the entire South Bay, as well as the Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz Coasts. Explore also reaches a demographically targeted audience of locals through expanded circulation to include upscale residential complexes, corporate lodging, high-tech companies, spas and fitness clubs, chambers of commerce, relocation companies and more. The new Explore sports a durable magazine-style cover for a contemporary, user-friendly feel, and reaches over 2.5 million readers year-round.

Media Kit / Current Edition


Previous publications included:

Discover Silicon Valley

Published from 1975 through 2017, Discover Silicon Valley was the leading monthly guide to Silicon Valley. It has been discontinued as of January 2018.

Explore Silicon Valley & Santa Cruz Coast

Explore Silicon Valley was an annual hard-bound, high-quality visitor guide featured to guests in nearly 12,500 rooms at more than 60 leading hotels and inns throughout Silicon Valley as well as the Santa Cruz County Coast–an area encompassing San Jose, Santa Clara, Cupertino, Campbell, and Sunnyvale, south to Gilroy, east to Milpitas and west to Los Gatos, Saratoga and the Pacific Coast.

2017 Edition

Explore the Peninsula & Half Moon Bay Coast

Explore the Peninsula was an annual hard-bound, high-quality visitor guide featured to guests in more than 8,000 guest rooms at 50 leading hotels, inns and B&Bs on the San Francisco Peninsula – from Burlingame/San Francisco Airport to Mountain View, including Palo Alto, Menlo Park, San Mateo and the nearby San Mateo County Coast. 

2016-2017 Edition


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