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Palo Alto Area Things to Do

Fun things to do and see are abound within easy reach of our hotel. Catch a concert at Shoreline Amphitheater. Take in a thrill ride or two at California's Great America. Engage in a campus tour of Stanford University. Delve a little deeper into these and other attractions by perusing the list below.

Stanford University

- One of the most well-respected and renowned institutions of higher education, Stanford University also features a stunning campus. Experience it all, from Hoover Tower to the Rodin Sculpture Garden, via a free one-hour tour led by well-versed students.
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Menlo Park Shoreline Amphitheatre California

Shoreline Amphitheatre

- Top musicians, including Maroon 5, Cheryl Crow, and Coldplay, flock to the stage of Shoreline Amphitheater in nearby Mountain View, California each and every year. State-of-the-art sound abounds in one of the largest tent structures found anywhere on the planet.

Stanford Shopping Center

- Shopping reaches new levels of enjoyment at the upscale Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, California. Experience over 100 stores, including A/X Armani Exchange, Brooks Brothers, and Louis Vitton, in a spectacular setting highlighted by award-winning gardens and incredible sculptures by local artists.

California's Great America

- This popular theme park is located just down Highway 101 in Santa Clara, California. Discover a wide range of rides for both thrill seekers and families with little ones. Get your fun on at Nickelodeon Central, Boomerang Bay, and live shows starring the hottest hip-hop dancers and the coolest ice skaters.
The Horse Park at Woodside California

The Horse Park at Woodside

- Equestrian fanatics will be drawn to The Horse Park at Woodside. Located on 272 acres overflowing with beautiful oak trees, this exceptional venue features top cross-country jumping courses, a complete set of schooling stadium jumps, and numerous trails joining the region-wide Woodside Trail Club network.

Cantor Arts Center

- Outside of Paris, Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center is the largest repository of Rodin bronze sculptures. Walk seamlessly through three elegant galleries that feature nearly 200 of his amazing works, not the least of which is "The Thinker."

Fisherman's Wharf

- Visitors to San Francisco will find Fisherman's Wharf a truly unique place to spend the day. Seafood restaurants, street performers, and sea lions abound along this historic waterfront district. It's also the place to catch ferries to Alcatraz and the quaint Marin County towns of Tiburon and Sausalito.
Golden Gate Park of Menlo Park California

Golden Gate Park

- An oasis in the middle of San Francisco, Golden Park is home to a wide array of things to see and do. Enjoy everything from the Japanese Tea Garden and the de Young Museum to the Conservatory of Flowers and the Academy of Sciences. .

Elizabeth Gamble Garden

- Set on a 2.3-acre estate, Colonial Georgian House was built in 1902 and bequeathed by Elizabeth F. Gamble to the city of Palo Alto. The house is now a non-profit community horticultural foundation, featuring several demonstration gardens.

Filoli Estate

- Situated on 654 acres in the nearby town of Woodside, Filoli Estate boasts a 43-room mansion that was built in the early 20th century. Enjoy gardens with over 500 varieties of roses and an expansive orchard featuring several scenic hiking trails.
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