- The list below includes 216 free or cheap things to do in or near Aptos, California, including 100 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, History Museums, Parks and Bike Paths.
- From Forest of Nisene Marks State Park to Manresa State Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Aptos and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Santa Cruz, Pacific Grove, San Jose and Cupertino.
96% 27 votes
5800 Parkside Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566 MoreLess Info
A large grassy park with ample green space, Pleasonton Sports & Recreation Park offers a variety of sports fields, including baseball, soccer, and football. The park also offers barbecue grills, picnic tables, restrooms, and a playground.
68% 19 votes
122 Ave Granada, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 MoreLess Info
Organizing fishing excursions to Half Moon Bay, The New Captain Pete helps visitors catch crab, salmon, and more. The captain provides all the equipment necessary for catching the fish, and will clean the fish as well.
Situated on 24 acres, Val Vista Community Park features soccer fields, a roller hockey rink and a skate park. It provides walking paths and picnic tables as well as facilities for children including playgrounds and water play areas.
95% 22 votes
214 Princeton Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 MoreLess Info
California Canoe & Kayak is a paddesports company that offers both classes and trips for sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. They also have boats and gear available for rent.
The Five Canyons Park contains several loop trails for those who wish to go hiking and biking. Those who wish to go wildlife viewing or are seeking photo opportunities may also enjoy the site's scenic area.
One of the many excellent surfing locations in Half Moon Bay, the waters at Mavericks are always peppered with surfers and wakeboarding enthusiasts. The Bay's waters are often surprisingly cold, and full-body wetsuits are highly recommended.