Tesla, Stanford, and the birthplace of Silicon Valley – these are only three of the most celebrated attractions that bring vacationers, whether they be solo, a couple, or a family, to Palo Alto every year. A house rental in Palo Alto means far more than just brilliant sunshine and warm weather nearly all year round. The city is home to some of the world’s greatest innovation centers. After a visit to Stanford or the birthplace of Hewlett-Packard, you'll really understand why Silicon Valley has led the world in tech development for decades. But that's not all; a house rental in Palo Alto will inspire nature lovers with beautiful Californian scenery and wildlife and foodies will be spoilt for choice by the amazing range of cuisine that has become characteristic of the Bay area.
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Best Vacation Home Deals in Palo Alto
791 fantastic vacation homes from 5 partner websites are available in Palo Alto, with prices beginning at $104 per night. By directly analyzing these accommodations, HomeToGo brings you the best deals as well as the most popular vacation homes in Palo Alto.
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Recommended Vacation Rentals in Palo Alto
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Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi
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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen
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Vacation homes and rentals with a yard
Looking for vacation homes with a little extra outdoor space? Check out these accommodations in Palo Alto with private yards.
Popular Rental Amenities in Palo Alto
Our search page's filters will help you find your dream property in Palo Alto. Many properties in Palo Alto offer "Internet" or "TV," which makes it a great vacation spot if you need internet access during your vacation or you never miss an episode of your favorite show. Three features that are not often available are "Hot tub," "Sauna," and "Grill."
Waterfront Vacation Rentals in Palo Alto
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Apply the 'distance to water' filter while searching and discover the perfect beach houses for your vacation. There is a number of vacation rentals in Palo Alto that are located just a short walk from the ocean. From pet-friendly rentals by the beach to waterfront offers with jacuzzis, the ideal accommodation in Palo Alto awaits - discover it now via HomeToGo.
The Weather in Palo Alto
This is the climate diagram in Palo Alto. September is the warmest month of the year in Palo Alto with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 79°. January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 43°. According to the climate diagram, January is the rainiest month of the year in Palo Alto.
7-Day Weather Forecast in Palo Alto
Delicious Food in Palo Alto
At Maum, you get the best of Asian cuisine in a bold modern setting. This elegant establishment offers food lovers the chance to taste assorted Korean dishes prepared “From the Heart.” If you want to sample some of Maum’s delicacies, you should get ahead of the queue by ordering in advance.
A stay in a rental vacation in Palo Alto is not complete without trying the famed specialty that is Oren’s Hummus. With a resident chef from Tel Aviv, this great value-for-money restaurant serves delicious hummus bowls topped with roasted cauliflower or spiced lamb.
For fresh fish, succulent meat, and hot, fluffy waffles with cream cheese, then Chef Robbie Wilson’s Bird Dog is your best bet in the Bay area.
Festivals and Fun in Palo Alto
One of the best festivals on the West Coast, the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts brings together more than 100,000 patrons each year. Explore the works of some 300 artists along University Avenue and indulge in a bit of Italian Street Painting on Tasso Street.
If you're vacationing in Palo Alto with your kids, then they’ll love the Kids’ Art Studio. Watch them joyously discover and learn through getting in touch with their creative side.
Palo Alto also offers you the best of Salsa music and dance. The annual Salsa Festival in Redwood City brings you an amazing variety of Latin arts and culture through jazz performances, salsa tasting, and reggae music. The Salsa Festival takes over 11 blocks in the city, so it's sure to make your stay in your house rental in Palo Alto a memorable one.
Family Activities in Palo Alto
It’s not all research and technology here, there are tons of fun activities for you and your kids during your stay in a home rental in Palo Alto. The Winchester Mystery House is a 160-bedroom architecture marvel that will thrill the life out of your kids. Spider webbed windows, secret passages, and zigzag staircases make this haunted house a great day out for all the family.
Meanwhile, the Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad is the perfect way to reenact life as it was in 1905. The steam locomotive will take you around a one-mile circuit of the beautiful Oak Meadow Park in Los Gatos.
Adventure lovers will be eager to check out the old carousel and hiking trail along Los Gatos Creek.
Local Attractions in Palo Alto
Stanford University is more than just another city campus. Since its establishment in 1891, the Farm dazzles visitors with spectacular views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
The Stanford Dish area offers plenty of recreation options on one of the world’s most prestigious university campuses. The imposing 285-foot Hoover Tower is another splendid attraction you should not miss during your visit to a house rental in Palo Alto.
Even more historic in Palo Alto is that one garage on 367 Addison Avenue that birthed what is now Silicon Valley. Since its use by William Hewlett and David Packard in 1938 to build Hewlett Packard, the site has become synonymous with a history of innovation and technological breakthroughs. You surely don’t want to miss out on this during your stay in your vacation rental in Palo Alto.
Points of Interest in Palo Alto
The Future is Exciting but Some Things Never Change: Unspoilt Nature in Palo Alto
The 1,940 acres of marshland in the San Francisco Bay area are perfect for running and biking during your stay in your vacation rental in Palo Alto. The natural, undisturbed habitat offers nature lovers the best place to windsurf and take boat rides.
A Feast for the Eyes
If you love bird watching, then the Baylands is home to an amazing array of the unique birds of the West Coast. If you chose a house rental in the area, then you'll even be able to watch the birds from your window!
World Famous Art
Meanwhile, at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, you can explore 24 galleries exhibiting the works of international artists. There are 20th Century American art pieces as well as Rodin bronze sculptures exhibited for your viewing pleasure. Better yet, admission is free.
Information about vacation rentals in Palo Alto
|🏡 Vacation rentals||791 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 49%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$104|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, TV and Air conditioning|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||144 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||379 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the price per night for a vacation rental in Palo Alto?
The nightly price of accommodations in Palo Alto starts at $104. If you are looking for a apartment rental, the nightly price is $250 on average. A house rental Palo Alto will cost $742 per night on average.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in Palo Alto?
Currently there are 791 rentals in Palo Alto to browse and book for your next trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Palo Alto?
Usually travelers look for TV, Internet, and Air conditioning when booking a vacation rental in Palo Alto.
How many vacation homes with a pool are in Palo Alto?
Palo Alto offers 379 Hotel room and Apartment rental options on offer to book.
Are dogs allowed in vacation rentals in Palo Alto?
In case if you are traveling with a pet in Palo Alto - 18% of vacation homes allow pets.
What are the best months to travel to Palo Alto?
September and June are typically the warmest months in Palo Alto with temperatures around 79 °F. January and December in Palo Alto are the coldest, with 43 °F on average.
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