Stretching between the Stanford Campus and U.S. 101, University Avenue cuts right through downtown. Enjoy Palo Alto’s nearly perfect climate with a stroll down the street, popping into shops like the historic Mills Florist or Books Inc. or stopping for a cone at Scoop Microcreamery. Every Saturday morning, local vendors flock here, selling everything from raw milk to freshly made pasta at the Palo Alto Farmers’ Market.
Windy Hill Open Space Preserve
Windy Hill is named for its distinctive, breezy grass-covered hilltop, which can be seen from many...