Stretching from Alma and Webster Street, Palo Alto has that quaint small town ambiance that brings guests from around the world. Though it's square footage might be small, the city itself packs a big punch full of fun activities for every guest and local. Scour through some of the most well known bookstores in the country, pick out a piece of original art at one of the many art galleries located on University Avenue, or just enjoy the beautiful California weather at one of the dozen or more outdoor restaurants and cafes that offer outdoor seating. While Palo Alto might have started as a sleepy town known for its close proximity to Stanford University, with the tech boom and all that's emerged from it, Palo Alto has grown from a small town to a bustling metropolis. And while the University remains one of the largest attractions in Palo Alto, there are so many more things to do here. Catch a show at TheatreWorks or Palo Alto Players, both nationally recognized performance groups with shows throughout the years. Of course, visiting University Avenue in Palo Alto also means eating well. With a host of international cuisine options right on the main drag - from great local options to familiar chain restaurants - you're sure to find something that'll whet your appetite. Don't miss local favorites like Amber Dhara, Curry Up Now, Tocolicious, LYFE Kitchen, or Palo Alto Creamery Fountain when you visit. The beauty of Palo Alto is it's size - everything is easily accessible by foot. public transportation, or our complimentary shuttle, especially when you're staying at the Creekside Inn. Enjoy all this little town has to offer - it packs a big punch.