Palo Alto Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Palo Alto

  • Stylish Harbor Home w/ Marina Views!
     3br Home/Apartment
    RedAwning
    From
    $580
  • Spacious & Welcoming Home Close To Stanford & Tech Home
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $1,059
  • Palo Alto Apt. - Walk to Stanford & Restaurants!
    NiceHome/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $266
  • Centrally Located Elegant 3BR Home in Union City
     3br Home/Apartment
    RedAwning
    From
    $455
  • Kasa Menlo Park North Apartments
    Good5br 5-star Home/Apartment
    Booking.com
    From
    $188
  • Palo Alto Stylish 2BR w/ Pool & Gym - Kasa
     2br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $247
  • Redwood Place in Heart of Silicon Valley
     Home/Apartment
    Booking.com
    From
    $219
  • Brand New 2BR Urban Flat w/ Pool+ Spa + WiFi + Gym
     -1br Studio
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $314

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Palo Alto Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Beautiful House in Menlo Park, Bedroom 2
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $180
  • Atherton Luxury 1bedroom 1bath close to Stanford
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $322
  • Spacious Home in the Heart of West Menlo Park
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $945
  • F28 - 2BR Townhouse in Poppin Mtn View
    Good2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $233

Palo Alto Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Charming 2BR in Palo Alto
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $356
  • Charming Cottage - close to all!
    GoodHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $231
  • Lovely Private Garden Cottage
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $260
  • Sugarcube: cozy Palo Alto studio cottage
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $189

Palo Alto Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Updated Menlo Park English Tudor Garden Cottage!
     Cottage
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $330
  • Silicon Valley Luxury Home in Heart of Los Altos - Minutes to Stanford Palo Alto
     5br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $1,121
  • 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
    $399

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 warmest months in Palo Alto are July and April, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 29 ˚F. The wettest month in Palo Alto is November with 6.11 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.16 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Palo Alto

Pick the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Palo Alto has 809 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those wanting to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in Palo Alto is just $10 per night. In general, a place to stay in Palo Alto will cost you $262 per night.

If you would like to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 517 accommodations in Palo Alto that have WiFi. We have 50 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 35 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Palo Alto, you'll want to pick from 464 places to stay that provide parking. We have 48 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 45 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Palo Alto AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 507 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from Priceline and 6 places to stay from Agoda.

536 of the accommodations in Palo Alto have been reviewed and rated. 68% are rated excellent or good. 234 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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