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Los Altos overview

Los Altos is a friendly locale distinct for its live music and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Spend a relaxing day at Shoreline Park and Kelley Park when the weather is nice. Computer History Museum and Stanford University are popular places to visit. A family- and business-friendly area, Los Altos also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Los Altos

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Los Altos has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Los Altos with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Los Altos hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Los Altos hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Los Altos

Fly in to San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from downtown Los Altos. San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 21.7 mi (35 km) away.

What to see around Los Altos

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like biking and sporting events, along with attractions such as:
  • • San Andreas Fault Trail
  • • Stevens Creek Trail
  • • Troutmere Fishing
  • • Sawyer Camp Trail
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
  • • Golfland USA
  • • California's Great America
  • • Aqua Adventure Water Park
  • • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo
A top draw is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • Los Altos History Museum
  • • Bus Barn Stage Company
  • • Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
  • • NASA Ames Visitor Center
  • • Computer History Museum
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • San Antonio Shopping Center
  • • Stanford Shopping Center
  • • Vallco Shopping Mall
  • • Woodside Central Shopping Center
  • • Rivermark Village
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Foothill College
  • • Palo Alto Research Center
  • • Stanford University
  • • DeAnza College
  • • Cogswell Polytechnical College
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Winchester Mystery House
  • • Santa Clara University
  • • Great Mall of the Bay Area
  • • Shoreline Park
  • • Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Mall