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The best camper van rentals near Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto, California is a vibrant city that offers an engaging mixture of nature, history, and innovative spirit. Taking a camper van trip to this Silicon Valley hub provides an excellent opportunity to experience the city's unique charm.

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Nestled in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto welcomes travelers with its year-round pleasant weather and beautiful landscapes. A must-visit is the Stanford University campus. Known as one of the world's leading research institutions, the campus offers architectural magnificence and a world-class collection of outdoor art. Just a short stroll away from the campus, you'll find the Cantor Arts Center. Free to the public, this museum hosts an extensive collection, including a fascinating exhibit of Rodin sculptures.


From here, take your camper van to the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Presecamper vane. This largest tract of undisturbed marshland in the Bay Area is a haven for bird watching and offers excellent trails for hiking and biking. If you're visiting in summer, don't miss the magical sunset views from the Baylands.


For food enthusiasts, a trip to Palo Alto Farmer's Market is a must! This bustling market offers organic produce, fresh flowers, and artisanal products from local farmers and vendors. After replenishing your supplies, drive your camper van to the nearby Wine Country to taste some of the best wines California has to offer!


Next, take your camper van to Shoreline Lake Park. Perfect for a family outing, the park provides opportunities for a picnic, boating, and windsurfing. Close to the park, you'll find the Computer History Museum. This fascinating museum houses the largest collection of computing artifacts in the world and is a treasure trove for technology enthusiasts.


For a relaxing evening, park your camper van and stroll down University Avenue. Lined with a variety of eateries, cafes, and trendy boutiques, this vibrant street is the city’s beating heart.


In conclusion, a camper van trip to Palo Alto offers a unique blend of cultural, educational, and outdoor experiences. Whether you're a nature lover, a foodie, or a history buff, Palo Alto has something to offer for everyone. So, buckle up and get ready for an unforgettable camper van adventure!

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Rex: Winnebago Solis

Winnebago SolisPop-Top in San Carlos
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$189/ night
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Mateo: Mercedes-Benz Sportsmobile

Mercedes Benz SportsmobilePop-Top in San Mateo Highlands
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$190/ night

Palo Alto means tall stick in Spanish. Named the city after a coastal redwood tree called El Palo Alto, a 1,020+/- year-old Sequoia redwood tree on the banks of a creek in north Palo Alto.

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Badvanitude: 4x4 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter 170"High Top in San Jose
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$240/ night
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Van Gogh: 4x4 Winnebago Revel

Winnebago RevelHigh Top in San Jose
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$199/ night

As is typical of the South Peninsula region of the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto has a Mediterranean climate with mild, moderately wet winters and warm, dry summers.

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Stan Adventure Van: 4x4 Winnebago Revel

Winnebago RevelHigh Top in Castro Valley
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$285/ night
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Solmar: Winnebago Solis

Winnebago SolisPop-Top in Oakland
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$190/ night

The city was founded by Leland Stanford and the city, which was designated by the National Arbor Day Foundation as Tree City-USA has 4,500 acres of parkland and open space.

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Gandalf: 4x4 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter 170"High Top in Piedmont
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$300/ night
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Sparkles 2.0: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter 170"High Top in Oakland
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$200/ night
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Penthouse: Ford Transit

Ford TransitHigh Top in San Francisco
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$110/ night
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Hacienda Hideaway: Ford Transit

Ford TransitHigh Top in San Francisco
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$110/ night
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Pacific Blue: Ford Transit

Ford TransitHigh Top in San Francisco
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$160/ night
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Brandy: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter 144"High Top in San Francisco
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$195/ night

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