Palo Alto

by Adam Rosenthal, April 25, 2016

Palo Alto is a character city located Northwest in Santa Clara County, in the San Francisco Bay Area. With a population of approximately 66,000 residents, the thriving economic city and Mediterranean climate provide a wide suite of high-technology businesses, top quality education, and plentiful outdoor activities.

Palo Alto has a number of significant natural habitats including oak forests and estuarine wildlife. Some beautiful environmental features include Foothill Park and Charleston Slough which showcase a variety of shorebirds and feeding wildlife areas.

In Palo Alto, neighborhoods are full of older craftsman homes and California Colonials, and some date back to the late 1800s. Whether you’re looking to purchase a gorgeous Colonial or explore the vibrant streets, Palo Alto is the place for you!

The scenic views of the Santa Cruz Mountains surround Palo Alto and are roughly 45 minutes away to hike and camp. However there are a variety of local hiking spots and nature preserves including Adobe Creek and Black Mountain.

Palo Alto is a central economic focal point of Silicon Valley, and is home to over 7,000 businesses employing more than 98,000 people. There’s a notable hub of venture capitalists and well-known technology firms including Google, Facebook, Pay Pal, Amazon, and Xerox, to name a few.

Here are a list of exciting sights to see in Palo Alto: – Stanford Shopping Center – Palo Alto Badlands Natural Preserve – Windy Hill Open Space Preserve – Hoover Tower – Facebook Headquarters