Outstanding athletic facilities available to conference guests include the Avery Aquatic center and Roble pool, our renowned 18-hole golf course, Cobb Track and Angell Field, and campus tennis courts. The natural environment of Stanford and the Bay Area provides countless opportunities for hiking, biking, jogging, and other outdoor activities.
Located just minutes from campus is downtown Palo Alto, noted for tree-lined streets, charming restaurants and unique shops that appeal to all ages. Adjacent to the University is the open-air Stanford Shopping Center. The shopping center includes a European-style "street market", Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom's, and a host of specialty shops and restaurants.