Welcome to Hayward!
One of the San Francisco Bay Area's most affordable communities, Hayward offers bayside living, mountain views, a spectacular California climate and a location conveniently situated between Oakland and Silicon Valley. About a half-hour's drive from San Jose, Hayward residents enjoy the cosmopolitan pleasures of San Francisco as well as the cultural mix of the East Bay while being plugged into Silicon Valley's high technology economy. Plus, Hayward's freeways offer a straight shot to the ski slopes and outdoor recreational amenities that surround Lake Tahoe.
Hayward is home to both California State University East Bay and Chabot College, a community college whose most famous alum is Tom Hanks. Shoppers can find what they need at the city's Southland Mall along Interstate 880, while golf enthusiasts enjoy the 18-hole Skywest and nine-hole Mission Hill golf courses.
Hayward, California offers affordable hotel accommodations with easy access to San Francisco, Oakland and Silicon Valley attractions. Book Hayward hotels online, or call toll free: 1.800.839.6210.
Hayward, California Dining: Online reservations at Hayward area restaurants.
Hayward Music & Nightlife
Hayward, California local bars, sports bars, dance clubs, gay bars and breweries.
The Hayward/Russell City Blues Festival, the Zucchini Festival, and Light Up the Season.
Hayward Colleges and Universities
Institutions of higher education in Hayward, California, including California State University East Bay and Chabot College.
Hayward area attractions, including the Chabot Space and Science Center, Children's Fairyland, Garin Regional Park, the Hayward Japanese Gardens and more.
Fry’s Home Electronics Superstore
Bay Area Go Kart Racing
Campo di Bocce
Food and Fun