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Some properties allow cancellations up to 14 days before arrival. Check the policy before booking.

Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Atherton getaway

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Atherton. This city's sporting events, university setting and shopping draw many visitors. Computer History Museum and California's Great America are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Atherton

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Atherton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • California's Great America (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mariners Point Golf Center (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Monte Bello Open Space Preserve (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Troutmere Fishing (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Atherton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Atherton. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mavericks (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Shoreline Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Stanford University Arboretum (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Rodin Sculpture Garden (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Bedwell Bayfront Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Horse Park at Woodside (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Atherton

Fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Atherton Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Atherton?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 302 house rentals around Atherton. From 146 Houses to 104 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Atherton is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Atherton?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Atherton:

  • West Atherton: 16 vacation rentals
  • Lindenwood: 17 vacation rentals
  • Sunset District: 465 vacation rentals
  • Noe Valley: 337 vacation rentals
  • Sharp Park: 32 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Atherton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Atherton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Menlo College: 1,240 home rentals
  • Music@Menlo: 1,237 home rentals
  • Atherton Station: 1,171 home rentals
  • Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center: 1,003 home rentals
  • BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir: 1,020 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Atherton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Atherton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 146 Houses in Atherton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Atherton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 104 lodging choices
  • Villas: 3 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 13 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Atherton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 85 vacation homes with pool available in Atherton.

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