Our Top Ten Picks

Ask any local resident and you'd get some variation of this list of top places to visit while in the Palo Alto area. There are plenty more, of course, including attending any athletic event at Stanford, walking around Palo Alto's beautiful neighborhoods, or just hanging out in a local cafe people-watching. Depending on the weather, your mood and the age of your kids, take your pick...and enjoy!

1. Stanford Dish Walk

2. Stanford Shopping Center

3. Downtown Palo Alto

4. Stanford Memorial Church

5. Cantor Arts Center

6. Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve

7. Filoli

8. Hoover Tower

9. Gamble Garden

10. Sunset Magazine Gardens