Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Los Altos

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Los Altos. Renowned for its cycling, cafes and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Computer History Museum and California's Great America are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Los Altos

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Los Altos a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Monte Bello Open Space Preserve (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Ridge Vineyards (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Blackberry Farm Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Pichetti Winery (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Los Altos

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Los Altos. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shoreline Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Kelley Park (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Arastredero Preserve (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Foothills Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Rengstorff Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sierra Vista Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Los Altos

The nearest airport is in Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 11.4 mi (18.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Los Altos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 604 holiday lettings near Los Altos. From 276 Houses to 235 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Los Altos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Los Altos?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Los Altos:

  • North Los Altos: 41 holiday homes
  • Berryessa: 49 holiday homes
  • Duveneck - St. Francis: 24 holiday homes
  • Central San Jose: 203 holiday homes
  • West Valley: 96 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Los Altos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Los Altos. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Los Altos History Museum: 1,017 holiday lettings
  • California's Great America: 939 holiday lettings
  • Rodin Sculpture Garden: 1,031 holiday lettings
  • Palo Alto Station: 1,045 holiday lettings
  • Facebook Campus: 1,046 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Los Altos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Los Altos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 276 Houses in Los Altos. Our other popular types of Los Altos holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 235 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 19 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Los Altos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 88 holiday homes with pool available in Los Altos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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