- The list below includes 453 free or cheap things to do in or near Aliso Viejo, California, including 133 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Playgrounds, Movie Theaters and Race Tracks.
- From Ridgecrest Park to Grand Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Aliso Viejo and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Laguna Beach, Orange, Garden Grove and Irvine.
Featuring a prehistoric themed playground, Fossil Reef Park is littered with dinosaur fossil climbing structures for kids to play on. The playground has a three story slide that extends from a climbing structure.
83% 6 votes
24602 Aliso Creek Road, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 MoreLess Info
Maintained by the City of Laguna Niguel Parks and Recreation Department, the Sea County Senior & Community Center offers a variety of amenities, including games, exercise and fitness classes, trips, and special events.
James Dilley Preserve is lined with hiking trails which vary in the level of difficulty and are great to walk through but the heat might be an issue for some. Other activities such as biking and horseback riding are also available.
90% 87 votes
Laguna Canyon Rd 133, Near El Toro Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92652 MoreLess Info
With lots of grass and room to roam, Laguna Beach Dog Park is popular with pet owners. Completely enclosed, the park offers a safe environment for all pets. And with many shaded areas and park benches, it is also comfortable.
100% 12 votes
25473 Nellie Gail Road, Laguna Hills, CA 92653 MoreLess Info
During the holiday season, Orange County Christmas Lights Show puts on an animated light show that lasts 40 minutes and includes free apple cider and donuts. They also offer tours of their home, which is decorated with snow villages.
Offering scenic views of Great Park and Laguna Beach, Alta Laguna PArk is a public park location commonly visited by those who love being in nature. Playground climbing structures, white sand, and nearby hiking trails are among the park's amenities.
Once a historic fossil site, Costeau Park is a community park with open fields and sports courts for recreational activities. The park also has a playground, walking paths, and scattered picnic tables with grills for barbecuing.
86% 7 votes
Highlands Ave & Ridgview Drive, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 MoreLess Info
Hikers can experience a wide dirt trail that runs along the southern ridge of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional Park with Aliso Summit Trail. The trail is 7.5 miles long and has a variety of scenic views.