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Spend a while in Atherton, which you’ll find 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the west of San Jose - Silicon Valley. Coming from San Francisco International Airport in San Jose - Silicon Valley, Atherton is about 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the southeast.

Atherton is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring San Jose - Silicon Valley as some of the city’s main attractions are nearby. Among the most popular attractions here are the marvelous Woodside Central Shopping Center and the incredible Portola Art Gallery. Two other popular spots that are close by Atherton are the Stanford Shopping Center and the Stanford Theatre.

Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Visit the interactive and traditional museums and galleries of the Cantor Arts Center in Palo Alto.

If you are travelling with kids, give them a chance to let off some steam at the child-friendly attractions nearby. Take the family to a visit to the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo in Palo Alto, and see some fascinating creatures.

There are many natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Follow the paths through botanical displays, take a few photos, or just soak up the sunshine at the Rodin Sculpture Garden in Stanford and the Stanford University Arboretum in Palo Alto.

San Jose - Silicon Valley has many interesting sights such as Stanford Mausoleum in Palo Alto and the Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center. If you’re into history, San Jose - Silicon Valley’s past comes vividly back to life at Hoover Tower in Stanford. Admire some of the places of worship such as the Stanford Memorial Church in Stanford. Enjoy the atmosphere and gain a deeper understanding of the role of religion in the area.

Atherton is a place of proud sporting traditions. Spend a few hours in the stands of Stanford Stadium, Palo Alto, home to the Stanford University college football team in winter and the San Jose Earthquakes soccer team in summer. Afterwards, follow local sports fans to the nearby pubs to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.

At the end of a long day enjoying the charms of Atherton, get a good nights sleep in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. Make reservations for the Good Nite Inn - Redwood City, the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, or the Westin Palo Alto.

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