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Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020
Travellers to Palo Alto give high marks for the university vibe, fun sporting events and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its shopping, cafes and art. Top sights in the city include Stanford Shopping Center, Shoreline Park and Tesla Motors.
The city is well known for its art scene and cultural venues like Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo and Cantor Arts Center. The city is notable for landmarks like Hoover Tower, Stanford Theatre and Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and these places to visit: Shoreline Park, Rodin Sculpture Garden and Stanford University Arboretum.
Other top sights in Palo Alto include Stanford Shopping Center and Tesla Motors. Outside the city, top places to visit include Computer History Museum, located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the heart of the city, and Santa Clara Convention Center, which is 9.5 mi/15.2 km away.
With so many transport options, exploring all of Palo Alto is a breeze. Head to Palo Alto California Ave Station for metro transport. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Palo Alto Station.