Destination guide

The picturesque setting of Menlo Park is ready to explore

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Menlo Park. Renowned for its cafes, university setting 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

Activities and attractions in and around Menlo Park

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Menlo Park a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Mariners Point Golf Center (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Monte Bello Open Space Preserve (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Ridge Vineyards (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Golfland USA (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Menlo Park

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Menlo Park is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shoreline Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Stanford University Arboretum (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rodin Sculpture Garden (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Bedwell Bayfront Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Byxbee Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Horse Park at Woodside (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
Transport

Transport to and around Menlo Park

The nearest airport is in Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 5.6 mi (9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Menlo Park Station.

Where to stay near Menlo Park?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 355 holiday rentals near Menlo Park. From 166 Houses to 129 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Menlo Park is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Menlo Park?

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

  • Suburban Park - Lorelei Manor - Flood Park Triangle: 26 holiday homes
  • The Willows: 43 holiday homes
  • Linfield Oaks: 36 holiday homes
  • Menlo Oaks: 19 holiday homes
  • Allied Arts: 22 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Bedwell Bayfront Park: 983 holiday rentals
  • SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory: 913 holiday rentals
  • Portola Art Gallery: 939 holiday rentals
  • Menlo Park Station: 959 holiday rentals
  • Sunset Headquarters and Gardens: 933 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Menlo Park 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 Menlo Park?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 166 Houses in Menlo Park. Our other popular types of Menlo Park holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 129 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 12 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 12 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Menlo Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday homes with pool available in Menlo Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.