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Top things to do in Palo Alto

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Ranked #1 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks

The Stanford University is a private university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180 acre campus beside Palo Alto. It was founded by Leland Stanford and his wife Jane... more »

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Ranked #2 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
This Romanesque church sits in the most historic section of campus, the main quadrangle.
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Ranked #3 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Center presents a wide selection of art in 24 galleries, plus outdoor gardens, courtyards, and terraces. The Center's... more » Owner description: The Center presents a wide selection of art in 24 galleries, plus outdoor gardens, courtyards, and terraces. The Center's collection spans 5000 years and ranges from ancient China to the 21st century. « less
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Ranked #4 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Gardens; Malls
Shopping center with lovely gardens and trees in its parking lot.
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Ranked #5 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #6 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #7 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: History Museums; Observation Decks/ Towers
This 285-foot tower furnishes an outstanding view and houses the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace.
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Ranked #8 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #9 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Hewlett and Packard started their business in this garage.
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Ranked #12 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #14 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
This protected bayland offers a 120-acre salt marsh and the opportunity to observe the plants and birds of the region.
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Ranked #15 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Museums
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Ranked #16 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #17 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Many of Stanford's first professors resided in the well-preserved Victorians in this Palo Alto neighborhood.
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Ranked #18 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Hiking Trails; Trails; Other
Ranked #19 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #20 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #21 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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