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Popular Attractions in Palo Alto

If you're a first time visitor to Palo Alto, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Palo Alto.

What are some good attractions in Palo Alto?

Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Palo Alto.

1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy Santa Clara County, CA

(650) 253-0000
Stanford University
450 Serra Mall Stanford, CA

(650) 723-2300
Facebook Inc.
1601 Willow Rd San Mateo County, CA

(650) 543-4800
Palo Alto Caltrain Station
95 University Ave Palo Alto, CA
632 Emerson St. Palo Alto, CA
Joya Restaurant & Lounge
339 University Ave Palo Alto, CA
Tamarine Restaurant
546 University Ave Palo Alto, CA
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
640 Emerson St Palo Alto, CA
HP Garage
367 Addison Ave Palo Alto, CA

(650) 857-1501
Coupa Cafe
Palo Alto, CA

(650) 322-6872
Apple Store Palo Alto
451 University Avenue Palo Alto, CA

(650) 798-2800
Fry's Electronics
340 Portage Ave Palo Alto, CA

(650) 496-6000
Sigona's Farmers Market
399 Stanford Shopping Center Palo Alto, CA

(650) 329-1340
Palo Alto, CA

(650) 812-4000
Zombie Cafe, Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA


Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:

"As for understanding and appreciating the history in Silicon Valley, I'm reminded of a few good sources on the web: Business Insider 14 Sights You Must See and Paul Graham's What to See in Silicon Valley though I'd absolutely emphasize the Computer History Museum which you can see in a few hours after walking around the Googleplex"  See More

"In San Jose, well it's not as much as a place for tourism but Big Basin State Park for the giant redwoods (need a car and a good GPS), Stanford University is impressive (church, museum,."  See More

"I've been to several design talks at Airbnb HQ, a product management talk at Yammer Inc, and an alumni event at Facebook Inc."  See More

"Plus, it's close to the Palo Alto Caltrain Station."  See More

"Tacolicious is definitely affordable and fun."  See More

"There's a Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant there."  See More

"Stop by the HP Garage in Palo Alto, often called the "Birthplace of Silicon Valley."  See More

Where can I find out more about Palo Alto?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Palo Alto locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Palo Alto.

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