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If driving on El Camino Real, drive South on San Antonio Road, South on Los Altos Avenue, or South on Grant Road. If taking public transportation, VTA bus lines 40 and 52 go near downtown Los Altos.
Mostly residential, with three shopping areas and many parks.
Bicycling is popular, especially on the NE/SW route of Foothill Expressway. Peet's Coffee on State Street is a popular stop for bicyclists. A bicycle route from Los Altos Avenue to Arastradero road is a popular route to Stanford University that avoids much automobile traffic. During Summer nights, Los Altos downtown (triangle) shows one movie per week, outside, free
Los Altos has four main shopping areas, listed in order of size:
In the El Camino Corridor:
In the Downtown Triangle:
In the Rancho Shopping Center:
In Loyola Corners:
Be careful to check for ticks  after hiking in fields in the bay area. There is a high rate of lyme disease transmission in the Bay Area. If a bulls' eye rash develops at the tick bite site, immediately seek medical help and treatment with antibiotics.