Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in Palo Alto that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 66 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Palo Alto. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The arty area of Palo Alto awaits your stay

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Palo Alto. This city's university setting, sporting events and restaurants draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Stanford Shopping Center and Shoreline Park. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Palo Alto

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Palo Alto a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Monte Bello Open Space Preserve (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Ridge Vineyards (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Golfland USA (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Blackberry Farm Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Palo Alto

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Palo Alto is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shoreline Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Kelley Park (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Rodin Sculpture Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Stanford University Arboretum (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Byxbee Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Rengstorff Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Palo Alto

Fly into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), the closest airport, located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 8.6 mi (13.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Palo Alto Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Palo Alto California Ave Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Palo Alto?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 581 vacation rentals near Palo Alto. From 247 houses to 280 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Palo Alto for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.