Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of San Jose, Stanford is in the heart of Northern California’s dynamic “Silicon Valley.”
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With so much to do on Stanford’s campus, it can be hard to decide how to spend your time here. Here are some suggestions.
Stanford University’s Visitor Information Services welcomes more than 100,000 visitors to campus annually, offering campus tours and providing information about the university and the surrounding area.
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