ABOUT US is the online component to the annual guide, Explore, published by Explore Publishing, Inc. We have specialized in producing high-quality visitor guides since 1997, covering Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Peninsula, Santa Cruz County, and Half Moon Bay. Publications have included Discover Silicon Valley, Explore Silicon Valley, Explore the Peninsula. Our current publication, Explore, combines all three.


The area's leading annual area guide, Explore is featured in over 15,000 rooms at more than 75 leading hotels from the mid Peninsula through the South Bay, as well as on the Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz Coast, reaching over 2.25 million visitors. Explore also reaches a demographically targeted audience of locals through expanded circulation to include upscale residential complexes, corporate lodging, fitness clubs, chambers of commerce, relocation companies and more. Explore’s high quality, durable cover, extensive information, and attractive layouts make it stand out from other publications. Editorial content ranges from dining, shopping, and evening fun to attractions, museums, wineries, and outdoor activities, with additional coverage of local features and nearby destinations.

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Explore Publishing, Inc.
617 Veterans Blvd., Suite 213
Redwood City, CA 94063

Douglas Latimer | Co-Publisher | Editor

Rita Vanderaa | Co-Publisher | Art Director | Editor

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Sally Barney | Account Executive

Karen Gastaldo | Editorial Assistant

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