Palo Alto Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Palo Alto

  • Posh Waterfront Home w/ Marina Views!
     3br Home/Apartment
    RedAwning
    From
    $584
  • Apartment near to Stanford
     Home/Apartment
    Booking.com
    From
    $157
  • Palo Alto Apt. - Walk to Stanford & Restaurants!
    NiceHome/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $257
  • Extended Stay America San Jose - Mountain View
     Home/Apartment
    NextTrip
    From
    $296
  • Centrally Located Elegant 3BR Home in Union City
     3br Home/Apartment
    RedAwning
    From
    $706
  • Shared double room in Growthup Coliving
     Home/Apartment
    Booking.com
    From
    $78
  • Palo Alto Executive 2BR W/ Gym & Pool - Kasa
     2br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $290
  • Extended Stay America - Fremont - Newark
     Home/Apartment
    NextTrip
    From
    $183

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Palo Alto Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Home Away from Home 2Bd/1Ba
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $435
  • Amazing Cottage Private Home
    GoodHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $509

Palo Alto Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Private Luxury Guest House/ Suite / Executive Retreat
     Home/Apartment
    RedAwning
    From
    $384
  • Gorgeous, comfortable two bedroom Suite
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $349
  • Charming 2BR in Palo Alto
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $356
  • Sunny Studio Cottage - walk to Stanford & Downtown
    ExcellentStudio
    Airbnb
    From
    $241

Palo Alto Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Silicon Valley Luxury Home in Heart of Los Altos - Minutes to Stanford Palo Alto
     5br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $1,121
  • Gala Apple 3BR/2BA SFR Backyard, King Bed, Central
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $550
  • New Sunny Comfy House Fast Internet in Fremont Silicon Valley
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $385
  • Sunny Family House 3 Bedroom 2 Full Bath 12 beds in Fremont
     2br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $372

Palo Alto Travel Guide

Visit wonderful Palo Alto for a getaway in the San Francisco Bay Area where you can enjoy plenty of amazing things to do and sights to see. Palo Alto is an important city both culturally and educationally, because it is a home to Stanford University. This amazing city is in a great location, being bordered by towns such as Los Altos, Mountain View and San Jose. San Francisco is also close by and well worth a day trip.

Downtown Palo Alto is home to bustling shops, restaurants, and attractions, while greater Palo Alto has several creeks and parks to go hiking and trekking through. If you're looking for a destination that combines cosmopolitan with nature, Palo Alto is for you!

Things to Do in Palo Alto

Lots of amazing things await visitors in Palo Alto. Visit one of the many historical buildings, explore the centuries-old architecture, go on a hike, and check out the various museums.

Stanford University is a must-see in Palo Alto where visitors can wander through the campus and explore the the impressive buildings. The university also has a golf course for visitors looking to perfect their game.

Elsewhere, the Stanford Dish is a famous radio telescope that sits in the foothills -- ideal for photography as well as hiking, running and biking. However, be careful when visiting as there is little shade here during the hot months. For a wonderful day in nature, Redwood National Park is only a few miles away from Palo Alto and boasts stunning scenery. Hike under the large trees and explore the breathtaking nature along the Tall Trees Grove.

For a little culture, Cantor Arts Center is a fine arts museum with impressive displays from local artists, or for a little retail therapy, Stanford Shopping Center has dozens of stores and is the place to pick up a holiday souvenir.

Best Places to Stay in Palo Alto

The best areas to stay in Palo Alto are the centrally located districts within walking distance from cafes, restaurants, and stores. Check out the large selection of vacation rentals in Palo Alto including homes with full kitchens, living rooms, and high speed internet. Whether you're traveling with friends and family or as a couple, you're sure to find the perfect vacation rental in Palo Alto.

Best Time to Visit Palo Alto

The best time to visit Palo Alto is in September or October when the weather is warm, but not muggy and with little to no rainfall, and average temperatures reaching 75 degrees. During summer, temperatures are the same but with much more humidity. Across the rest of the year, temperatures never fall below 55 degrees, and springtime sees the most rain.

Price and Availability in Palo Alto

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Palo Alto tends to be Saturday, while the most expensive day tends to be Tuesday. Vacation homes in Palo Alto tend to be busiest on Tuesdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Saturdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Palo Alto is in February, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Palo Alto is in the high season in July. Palo Alto has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Palo Alto

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Palo Alto. The hottest month in Palo Alto is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 29 ˚F. The wettest month in Palo Alto is December with 4.52 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.35 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Palo Alto

Pick the perfect rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 871 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Palo Alto, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. If you are wanting to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Palo Alto is just $10 per night. An average accommodation in Palo Alto costs on average $256 per night.

Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Palo Alto can pick from 532 places to stay that provide WiFi. 61 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 31 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Palo Alto? Then choose one of the 478 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 44 places to stay have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then make sure to choose one of the 44 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We aggregate vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from many providers in Palo Alto, including 517 places to stay from Airbnb, 10 accommodations from Priceline and 6 places to stay from Agoda

566 accommodations in Palo Alto have been reviewed; 68% are rated highly. 229 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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