- The list below includes 89 free or cheap things to do in or near Atascadero, California, including 51 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, History Museums, Monuments and Skate Parks.
- From Heilman Park to Paloma Creek Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Atascadero and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Pismo Beach and Cambria.
The Sunken Gardens, inspired by a similar design at the 1904 World's Fair, was modernized in 2005 with scenic walkways that lead to the central fountain. Visitors can enjoy the beautifully manicured landscape and peaceful setting.
A short drive from the Pacific Ocean, the City of Atascadero provides for an array of water sports and outdoor activities. Known for its many wineries, visitors to the area can also enjoy wine tastings and vineyard tours.
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6905 El Camino, Colony Square, Atascadero, CA 93422 MoreLess Info
Along with first-run Hollywood movies, the Galaxy Theatres Atascadero features special showing events of the Metropolitan Opera and classic presentations of older popular films. The cinema also shows films in 3-D when available.
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8038 Portola Road, Atascadero, CA 93422 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to veterans, Faces of Freedom Veterans Memorial features a curved wall with etched names of regional heroes who gave up their lives during their service. These heroes fought in wars like World War I and the War on Terror.
Faces of Freedom Memorial features a bronze sculpture with an American containing the faces of American heroes. The plaque is surrounded by a stone sculpture with etched names of distinguished veterans from World War I to the War on Terror.
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El Camino Real & East Mall, Atascadero, CA 93422 MoreLess Info
A privately owned ice facility also known as Blades on Ice, the Atascadero Outdoor Ice Rink hosts public skating hours as well as skating lessons, hockey leagues, and a variety of other special events.