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Before you pick up the keys to your rental car and get out onto the highway, we can help you with some basic details about Stanford.
The neighborhood of Stanford lies about 1 mile west of the heart of Palo Alto.
One of the most awesome things about taking a road trip is that you get to meet lots of interesting people. So while you're staying in Stanford, why not take your rental car for a drive and meet a few of the other 64,400 individuals who call Palo Alto their home?
If your trip to Stanford is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.
Give that rental car a break and exercise those legs. Not far from this neighborhood's center, Hoover Tower is worth a look. Stanford Memorial Church and Stanford Maples Pavillion are two other nearby sights that lure a great many travelers like yourself.
Check out University South, a popular nearby area. You'll uncover loads of things to do here. From Stanford, it can be found about 1 mile away.
There's nothing quite like dropping the car window and feeling the salty sea air on your face while you're driving by the seaside. Bring along some yummy food and spend a couple of hours basking in the sun at one of the magnificent beaches near Stanford. Picturesque options include:
Constantly on the go for work-related reasons? Convention centers are most likely a second home to you. With easy access to hotels, restaurants and cafés, your trip is sure to be a success if you're booked in at any of these places:
Today, many compact cars are brilliantly designed and come standard with a host of creature comforts without the bigger size. Grabbing the keys to one of these is a smart idea considering Stanford is just 1 mile from central Palo Alto. Take a peek at some of the features and handling prowess of our variety of compact rides that are a good fit for city driving. You might just find that your ideal rental car is smaller than you think!
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes finding the right car important. If you're planning an unforgettable road trip around Stanford, a comfortable SUV could be your perfect match. If you're looking for the best possible price and plan on doing a lot of city driving, a budget compact is a clever pick. All you need to do is decide what'll suit you best, round up the troops, and hit the wide, open road.