Discover a selection of 423 vacation rentals in Menlo Park, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including gardens and backyards and kitchens. Prices start at $142 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Menlo Park. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Menlo Park is innovating the Bay Area

Menlo Park is a wedge of Silicon Valley that's hurtled headlong into the 21st century with its hi-tech industries, innovative research institutions, and booming "WWW." headquarters. It's a buzzing and happening corner of the San Francisco Bay Area in which to spend a week or so, offering chic Menlo Park vacation rentals with boho, West Coast design, and access to groundbreaking physics labs and cutting-edge university departments from the doorstep. Menlo Park is also nicely placed for enjoying the natural delights of the Peninsula – the redwoods of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space forever beckon to the west.

Things to do

Cerebral attractions in Menlo Park

The delights of Menlo Park itself might not need the walking boots and the trekking gear, but they are sure to get the brain working. You can delve into the atomic chambers of the Nobel-prize-garnering SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, where guided tours reveal gamma-ray telescopes and pulsing electron beams. You can explore the mind-boggling fusion of tech and art that's on display at the PACE Gallery. You can go for public lectures in Stanford University, or shop for local artisan crafts in the beautiful Allied Arts Guild.

Activities

Get the brainwaves flowing in Menlo Park

Whether you're on a guided tour of futuristic physics labs, unraveling the secrets of cosmic rays with lecturers at world-class Stanford University, or learning the ins and outs of San Fran's homegrown arts scene, you can rest assured that the pursuits of Menlo Park will get you thinking. Others might prefer something a tad less demanding on the mind. For that, you can search for Menlo Park vacation rentals in the woods, where the trails and overlooks of the Wunderlich County Park offer walking and picnicking above the city streets.

Weather

Put a spring in your step in Menlo Park

Like the rest of the San Francisco Bay Area, Menlo Park enjoys warm weather from around May to September each year. That said, because most visitors flock in during the main school break periods between June and August, it might be better to hit the lecture halls and science museums in the pre-season of spring. April and May are great choices, offering lower rates on Menlo Park vacation rentals, and temperatures in the high 60s – perfect for touring San Fran's hills and the al fresco art galleries here.

Natural features

Menlo Park is crammed into the San Fran Bay

Menlo Park is just one slither of the suburban fabric of the San Francisco Bay Area. It sits on the Peninsula side of the city, and brushes up against the rising peaks of the mountains that protect the streets from the spray of the Pacific Ocean. You can venture up there to get a taste of North Cali's wilder side. Check out Pulgas Ridge and the Russian Ridge, where blooming meadows of wildflowers dominate in the spring, and old oak trees crowd the trails. Or, go to the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, a home to redwoods and creaking forests.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Menlo Park

The nearest airport is in Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 5.6 mi (9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Menlo Park Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Menlo Park, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 423 vacation rentals around Menlo Park. From 211 condo and apartment rentals to 140 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Menlo Park?

Whether you're traveling 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 Menlo Park:

  • The Willows: 41 vacation rentals
  • Fair Oaks: 59 vacation rentals
  • Linfield Oaks: 20 vacation rentals
  • Suburban Park - Lorelei Manor - Flood Park Triangle: 63 vacation rentals
  • Menlo Oaks: 17 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Menlo Park?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Menlo Park. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • United States Geological Survey: 1,245 vacation rentals
  • Facebook Campus: 1,258 vacation rentals
  • Menlo College: 1,260 vacation rentals
  • Menlo Park Station: 1,260 vacation rentals
  • SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory: 1,209 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Menlo Park listed on Vrbo 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 Condos/Apartments in Menlo Park?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 211 Condos/Apartments in Menlo Park. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Menlo Park include:

  • Houses: 140 rentals available
  • Studios: 228 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Menlo Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 137 vacation rentals with pool available in Menlo Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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