One of Santa Clara County’s most prestigious addresses, Palo Alto is home to Stanford University and gorgeous, luxury homes. With companies such as Hewlett-Packard, VMware, Tesla and Varian Medical Supplies located within the city, many residents are lucky enough to live and work right in town. Palo Alto Unified School District is recognized as one of the top 10 districts in America and #1 in California. Stanford is host to many cultural events, as well as collegiate and professional sporting events. There are 30 parks in Palo Alto, including a 1400-acre park in the Santa Cruz Mountains reserved solely for Palo Alto residents. Excellent restaurants and coffee shops are centered around University Avenue, and Caltrain is a convenient stop located at the end of University Avenue and the entrance to Stanford University.