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Palo Alto Travel Guide

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Palo Alto Travel Guide

Where is Palo Alto?

Before embarking on your big adventure to Palo Alto, it's probably sensible to find out where it is first. (It might also spare you some embarrassment when your friends ask exactly where you're going!)

It is approximately 85 miles southwest of the capital of California, Sacramento. Palo Alto is also 3 miles east of Menlo Park.

As of last count, the population of this part of Silicon Valley was 64,000.

Car Rentals in Palo Alto

Adventure is waiting for you, and the best way to find it is with the freedom of your own wheels. See and do more by checking out car rentals in Palo Alto with the help of Orbitz.Collecting a vehicle at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport means you'll be out of the cabin and into the driver's seat in no time at all. You'll stumble across Budget just a few minutes away from baggage claim. Avis is another good choice.Enterprise is located just 2 miles from the city center at 814 San Antonio Rd. So if you'd like to hit the bustling city streets, you know where to head. If they don't have anything quite right, you can look into Avis at 4230 El Camino Real. This convenient outlet is 2 miles from the town center.

Where to stay in Palo Alto – Hotel Accommodation

With at least 66 hotels in Palo Alto, locking in your perfect room won't be a problem. We'll make the decision easy, so you'll be able to get going on your unforgettable journey!

The Rosewood Sand Hill is an excellent option if you're seeking luxury accommodations. If that's unavailable, think about the ELF Homes 3 Bedroom House on Stockwell Drive. On the other hand, staying at a budget hotel like the Best Western Plus Riviera or The Palo Alto Inn will allow you to spend more on amazing Palo Alto experiences.

Nearest Airports to Palo Alto

Start your Palo Alto getaway smoothly by learning a few things about Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, the closest terminal. Abbreviated as SJC, it sits 12 miles to the east of Palo Alto's center. It's also the main gateway for most travelers.

Popular Places to Visit Near Palo Alto

Palo Alto has loads of things to keep you busy, but if you want to branch outwards, you're in luck! You have famed attractions right around the corner! The Mystery Spot draws tourists from all continents of the globe. Felton, about 25 miles from Palo Alto, is a convenient base when stopping by this unforgettable attraction.

No Cancellation Fees

Feeling a bit forlorn because you've had to cancel your adventure? Well, don't panic — we're certainly not going to add insult to injury by demanding a fee from you.^ If luck's on your side, your chosen airline and hotel might not either.

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