Destination guide

The beautiful area of East Palo Alto awaits your stay

The gardens and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in East Palo Alto. This scenic city is known for its hiking, biking and bird watching. Computer History Museum and California's Great America are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in East Palo Alto

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that East Palo Alto has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • California's Great America (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Golfland USA (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Aqua Adventure Water Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Mariners Point Golf Center (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Monte Bello Open Space Preserve (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of East Palo Alto

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in East Palo Alto. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shoreline Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Baylands Nature Preserve (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Byxbee Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Bedwell Bayfront Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Stanford University Arboretum (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Rodin Sculpture Garden (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around East Palo Alto

Fly into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), the closest airport, located 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 7.2 mi (11.6 km) away.

Where to stay around East Palo Alto?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 421 vacation rentals near East Palo Alto. From 226 Houses to 133 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 East Palo Alto for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to East Palo Alto?

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 East Palo Alto:

  • Mission District: 591 vacation rentals
  • Allied Arts: 21 vacation rentals
  • Edenvale: 22 vacation rentals
  • Bernal Heights: 243 vacation rentals
  • North Central: 21 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 East Palo Alto?

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

  • Stanford University: 554 vacation rentals
  • California's Great America: 934 vacation rentals
  • Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center: 937 vacation rentals
  • Shoreline Amphitheatre: 1,005 vacation rentals
  • Santa Clara University: 909 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Palo Alto 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 East Palo Alto?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 226 Houses in East Palo Alto. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Palo Alto include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 133 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in East Palo Alto?

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

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