Welcome to Palo Alto
Lively and all-encompassing
Palo Alto features many different home architectural styles
, including Queen Anne, Craftsman, Mission Revival, Streamline Moderne, and Medieval Revival. With so many different housing styles, you’re sure to find a place to call home! A rather expensive neighborhood with a median home value of $2M
makes Palo Alto a destination for the well-to-do.
What to Love
People & Lifestyle
Most residents are homeowners, though 45%
of locals do rent their abodes. Many young professionals live in the area, though it has its fair share of families and retirees. This dynamic town offers an urban and suburban feel, making it easy to find activities to appease your every desire. Commuting takes an average of 24 minutes
, making this a convenient place for those who like spending less time in transport and more time enjoying life!
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Things to Do
So many parks, museums, and activities will ensure that you and your family never experience a dull moment in Palo Alto. Keep the kids learning and playing at the Junior Museum & Zoo
with the Junior Museum Science Outdoors
program, where they can learn about marshlands and the plants and animals that inhabit them!
Spend Sunday mornings at the Downtown Palo Alto Farmers' Market
, buying fresh seasonal produce, flowers, pastries, jams, meats, and so much more! Throughout the year, Palo Alto High School
puts on student-run performances in their own Paly Theatre
. Students have the opportunity to perform in 3 shows and participate in workshops and field trips.