Things To Do In Palo Alto: Stanford & Silicon Valley
Located in the middle of Silicon Valley, between San Francisco and San Jose, Palo Alto is a vibrant city with some of the best shopping, dining, entertainment and attractions in the San Francisco Bay Area. Just 2 minutes from Stanford University, Travelodge Palo Alto is perfect place to stay for touring the beautiful campus and enjoying live performances at Stanford Theater and exhibits at the Cantor Arts Center. Spend the day in downtown Palo Alto shopping at cool stores and farmers' markets. Discover all the fun things to do in Palo Alto right outside our doors.
Celebrating its 125th anniversary, Stanford University is revered as one of the world's most prestigious universities since opening in1891. The university houses multiple research facilities, museums, theaters and a shopping destination all on its sprawling campus in Palo Alto, CA.
Located on Stanford University's campus, the Cantor Center for Visual Arts spans over 130,000 square feet and houses over 500 works of African art, as well as Native American and Asian art. One of the main attractions at this museum is the impressive Rodin sculpture garden.
This premier outdoor shopping experience is filled with European-style street carts and designer department stores like, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Tiffany & Co., plus 140 other world renowned retailers and boutiques.
660 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, California94304 | 650-617-8202
Standing 285-feet tall on Stanford University's campus, Hoover Tower houses the Hoover Institution Library and Archives founded by US President Herbert Hoover to remember the war, revolution and peace. He donated a lot of artifacts from his own collections to his alma matter.
Classic in every way, this old-time Hollywood theater at Stanford has been Palo Alto's premier movie theater, showcasing classic films and movies from previous eras. Built in 1920's, its lavish decor and neoclassical architecture lend itself to an authentic movie-going experience.
221 University Ave, Palo Alto, California94301 | 650-324-3700