Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Los Altos

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Los Altos. Renowned for its biking, cafés and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Computer History Museum and California's Great America are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Los Altos

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Los Altos a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • California's Great America (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Monte Bello Open Space Preserve (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Ridge Vineyards (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Blackberry Farm Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Pichetti Winery (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Los Altos

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Los Altos. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shoreline Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Kelley Park (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Arastredero Preserve (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Foothills Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Rengstorff Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sierra Vista Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Los Altos

The nearest airport is in Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 11.4 mi (18.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Los Altos?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 564 vacation rentals near Los Altos. From 257 Houses to 218 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Los Altos for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Los Altos?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Los Altos:

  • North Los Altos: 40 vacation rentals
  • Willow Glen: 155 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 74 vacation rentals
  • North San Jose: 134 vacation rentals
  • South San Jose: 41 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Los Altos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Los Altos. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Los Altos History Museum: 975 vacation rentals
  • Kula Sweet: 955 vacation rentals
  • Stanford University: 566 vacation rentals
  • Levi's Stadium: 910 vacation rentals
  • San Jose Convention Center: 815 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Los Altos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Los Altos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 257 Houses in Los Altos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Los Altos include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 218 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 17 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Los Altos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 86 vacation rentals with pool available in Los Altos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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