The City of Menlo Park, CA
The city of Menlo Park is located in the state of California in San Mateo County and has a population of 30,276 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Menlo Park is San Jose, approximately 17 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Menlo Park, including BRIX BBQ, British Banker's Club, Borrone Cafe, Bonsai Japanese Cuisine and Chili's Grill & Bar. For a larger selection of Menlo Park restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Menlo Park Botanical Gardens, Museums, Arenas and/or Golf Courses, including the Arizona Cactus Garden, Stanford University Arboretum, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Maples Pavilion - Stanford University and Palo Alto Art Center. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Menlo Park please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Menlo Park:
- Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC)
- Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK)
- San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)
Menlo Park, California Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Menlo Park experiences an average high temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 40 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.24 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Menlo Park with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 59 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Menlo Park to receive an average of 2.91 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.1 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as 20 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Menlo Park should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 70 degrees, and nighttime lows of 48.
Menlo Park, California Attractions
1African American Museum and Library at Oakland - Oakland,
The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is a museum and non-circulating library dedicated to preserving the history and experiences of African Americans in Northern California and the Bay Area. It contains an extensive archival collection of such artifacts as diaries, correspondence, photos, and periodicals. It is currently located in the Charles A. Greene building in Oakland, which served as the Oakland Main Library from 1902 to 1951.
2Aptos Par Three Golf Course - Aptos,
The Aptos Par Three Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Santa Cruz County California. This course is located in the city of Aptos, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 831-688-5000.
Address: 2600 Mar Vista Dr, Aptos, CA 95003
3Aquarium of the Bay - San Francisco,
Aquarium of the Bay is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and located at Embarcadero and Beach Street, at the edge of Pier 39 in San Francisco, California. The Aquarium is focused on locals - local aquatic animals, from the San Francisco Bay and neighboring waters. The Aquarium has over 50 sharks from species such as Sevengill sharks, leopard sharks, soupfins, spiny dogfish, brown smoothhounds and angel sharks.
4Arizona Cactus Garden - , Stanford University,
The Arizona Cactus Garden, which is also referred to as the Stanford Cactus Garden, is a botanical garden specializing in cactus and succulents. It is that can be found on the campus of Stanford University, Stanford, California in the US, and open to the public daily without charge.
5Bay 101 - San Jose,
Bay 101 is a cardroom in San Jose, California. Like other California cardrooms, Bay 101 offers poker cash games and tournaments as well as special "California" style table games.
6Blackberry Farm Golf Course - Cupertino,
The Blackberry Farm Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Santa Clara County California. Built in 1962, this Cupertino course designed by Robert Muir Graves is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 408-253-9200. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 22100 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014
7Blake Garden - , Kensington,
Blake Garden is a botanical garden located at 70 Rincon Road in Kensington, California. It is a teaching facility for the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning of the University of California, Berkeley. It is also the site of Blake House, the official residence of the President of the University of California. The garden is open to the public during weekdays; no admission fee is charged.
8Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club - Boulder Creek,
The Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club is an 18 hole resort golf course in Santa Cruz County California. Built in 1961, this Boulder Creek course designed by Jack Fleming is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 831-338-2121. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 16901 Big Basin Hwy, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
9Boundary Oak Golf Course - Walnut Creek,
The Boundary Oak Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Contra Costa County California. Built in 1969, this Walnut Creek course designed by Robert Muir Graves is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 6 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 925-934-6211. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3800 Valley Vista Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
10Bridges at Gale Ranch, The - San Ramon,
The Bridges at Gale Ranch is an 18 hole public golf course in Contra Costa County California. Built in 1998, this San Ramon course designed by Robert Muir Graves & Damian Pascuzzo is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 30 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 925-735-4253. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 9000 S Gale Ridge Rd, San Ramon, CA 94583
Menlo Park, California Hotels
3Stanford Inn - Stanford Univ/ Medical Center
115 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Menlo Park, California Restaurants
This is a list of Menlo Park Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Thai Restaurants, Mediterranean Restaurants, Greek Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants and Fish & Chips Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Menlo Park Articles
Published January 23, 2012
Muir Woods National Monument in the San Francisco Bay area is an enchanting coastal redwood forest that is home to the world's tallest living trees
Published January 14, 2012
A place of infamy and Hollywood myth, Alcatraz Island is a fascinating place to visit from the prison grounds to its notable inmates, and its history that has begotten legends
Published January 11, 2012
One of the best family museums in San Francisco, the California Academy of Sciences boasts a natural history museum, aquarium, planetarium and rainforest all under one lush living roof.
Published January 9, 2012
The historic Fairmont San Francisco is a magnificent hotel and an extraordinary experience when staying in this cosmopolitan city
Published December 2, 2011
Experience and learn about the wonderful connection between many holiday symbols and the science behind them at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
Published October 17, 2011
An enjoyable three day family weekend in San Francisco at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in the Speedway Meadow area of Golden Gate Park
Published March 1, 2011
Our Northern California road trip from Santa Cruz to San Francisco - an adventure up the San Mateo Coast ocean views, elephant seals and family attractions and accomodations.
Published October 23, 2010
Santa Cruz and its old fashioned boardwalk and pier has a mix of modern and original well maintained attractions. Classic Rides includde the 1911 build Loof Carousel.