Palo Alto, CA
Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north of San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is a charming mix of old and new. The city is home to many prominent, cutting-edge technology companies and benefits from its proximity to Stanford University, one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions. With historic neighborhoods, a vibrant shopping district and diverse cultural attractions, Palo Alto is an exciting destination – for business or pleasure, making it an obvious choice for a spot our Top 100 Best Places Live lists.
Palo Alto Rankings
- Our 5th annual ranking of the best places to live in America includes familiar names and deserving newcomers.
- Our fourth annual ranking of the best small to mid-sized cities in the U.S.
- On our second list with Entrepreneur magazine, we examine the best places in the country to start a business.