TRAVEL TO Stanford Shopping Center



Visit heart of Silicon Valley and you’ll find the best shopping under the sun at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto.  Stroll the spectacular gardens that set the stage for the ultimate world-class shopping destination with Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Macy’s and over 140 specialty shops and restaurants. In a place where the gardens are always in bloom, you’ll find Apple, Burberry, Coach, Eileen Fisher, Ermenegildo Zegna, Frette, J. Crew, Juicy Couture, kate spade new york, Lacoste, Louis Vuitton, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Microsoft Store, Nike Running, Pottery Barn, Ralph Lauren, Tiffany & Co., Williams-Sonoma Grande Cuisine and that’s just the beginning. Pamper yourself at LaBelle Day Spas and Salons.
Enjoy an extraordinary mix of restaurants and cafes from Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Max’s Opera Café and The Melt, to Yucca de Lac and so many more. Shop the European Street Market for the freshest California produce and gourmet specialty foods.  Experience the garden of everything. Stanford Shopping Center.

Stay & Play


Innovation isn’t just for tech companies. From high-style luxury to a coastal eco-adventure, a getaway here is anything but ordinary.   Try the Four Seasons Silicon Valley, Rosewood Hotel, Stanford Park Hotel, The Westin Palo Alto, or the Sheraton Palo Alto.

The region that inspired Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Google, and Facebook is also known for its miles of hiking trails, pristine beaches and dining experiences.  For ultra-chic dining try The Four Seasons, Flemings Steakhouse, Maderas and Hill.   And for ultra-casual try The Mountain House or Buck’s of Woodside.  Wander through the Rodin Sculpture Garden at Stanford University.  Wine taste at Thomas Fogarty Winery or tour the estate and gardens of Filoli – on the National Registry of Historic Places and a Hollywood favorite.  Golf overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay.  Put your feet in the sand of some of the California coast’s most majestic beaches or experience the coastline on horseback.  Explore the beauty of old growth redwoods and mountain vistas.


Stanford Shopping Center is located at El Camino Real and Sand Hill Road in Palo Alto, California, and is approximately twenty miles from San Francisco International Airport, thirty miles from downtown San Francisco, and fifteen miles from San Jose International Airport.

From Interstate 280: exit Sand Hill Road East or from Highway 101 exit Embarcadero West and turn right on El Camino Real.

From San Francisco International Airport: take Highway 101 South, exit Embarcadero West and turn right on El Camino Real.

From San Jose International Airport: take Guadalupe Parkway/CA 87 N to Highway 101 North, exit Embarcadero West and turn right on El Camino Real.

From downtown San Francisco: take Interstate 280 South, exit Sand Hill Road East.



Getting to other great destinations from Stanford Shopping Center is easy. Downtown San Francisco is approximately 30 miles north. Santa Cruz County is approximately 45 miles south and offers fantastic beaches, amusements, whale watching, sailing, hiking and camping to name a few. The Monterey Peninsula is approximately 90 miles south of Stanford Shopping Center and includes the charming cities and towns of  Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach. Explore the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row wine tasting in Carmel Valley, and the untouched beaches of the Central Coast.

Northern California


Caltrain offers service to Palo Alto from San Francisco to San Jose. Exit at the Palo Alto Station (Palo Alto Transit Center) and connect with Marguerite Shuttle to Stanford Shopping Center.


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