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Palo Alto Walking Tours 2022


Check back for the fall schedule. Tours are held at 10 a.m. on Saturday mornings except for the Professorville tour which is at 10 a.m. on Sunday. All tours are free, open to the pubic, and take about 90 miutes. No reservations are required, — just show up!

Date Tour Tour Leader Meeting Place
May 7 Sarah Wallis Park Mayfield Bo Crane
May 141181 College College Terrace
Carolyn George  

Sunday, May 15
1005 Bryant Professorville Kris Zavoli
Anne Gregor

May 21
Squire House Crescent Park Margaret Feuer
May 28 475 Homer Homer Avenue
Steve Emslie

Photos from past tours:

Crescent Park, May 21, 2022:

Start of tour at Squire House
Squire House

Forest Court
Forest Court

Mayfield Tour, May 7, 2022:

Mayfield photos

Taken on the November 6, 2021 Barron Park tour:

Barron Park tour

Crescent Park, September 28, 2013

Crescent Park

Homer Avenue, November 3, 2018:

Homer AVenue

Downtown/Homer May 5, 2012:

248 Homer

If you missed the latest tours or want a glimpse of past tours, check out the self-guided brochures describe below.

Self–Guided Tours

St. thomas Aquinas Homer Avenue Heritage Walk

Old laundries, the church from Harold and Maude, charming Victorian cottages—it's all on Homer Avenue!

College Terrace College Terrace

"Neat Cottages" and "Handsome Residences" define the flavor of College Terrace!

downtown brochure cover Downtown Walking Tour

Beautiful tiles abound! The brochure is currently being revised, so join the next tour!

Squire House Crescent Park  

There is no brochure for this tour yet—so join us on the next docent-led tour!

cover Professorville Sampler

This walk gives you a feel for this wonderful neighborhood that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was Palo Alto's first historical district! Read about early Professorville residents in "Who Was Who in Professorville" by columnist Ward Winslow, reprinted from the Sunday, October 13, 1985 Palo Alto Times Tribune.

door Holiday House Tours

Links to photos from past Holiday House Tours are on the Holiday House Tour page. (There are no plans to resume these tours.)


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