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Palo Alto Walking Tours

Tours are held on Saturday mornings except for the Professorville tour. New tours in 2021 were Barron Park, Greenmeadow, and Extended College Terrace. Check back in the Spring for the next round of tours!

This picture was taken on the November 6, 2021 Barron Park tour:

Barron Park tour

City Hall

4010 Nelson New

Squire House Crescent Park
2310 Yale New

Extended College Terrace
(3 miles)
1005 Bryant  


1181 College Architecture in College Terrace
Bol Park New

Barron Park
475 Homer   Homer Avenue

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!

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.

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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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