- The list below includes 209 free or cheap things to do in or near Capitola, California, including 100 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Beaches, Parks and Paddleboarding.
- From Capitola City Beach to New Brighton State Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Capitola and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Santa Cruz, Pacific Grove, Cupertino and San Jose.
Sweet Pea's Cafe & Catering Santa Cruz / Monterey MoreLess Info
Crepes, omelets, sandwiches, quiches, and burgers at a French-inspired cafe that uses healthful ingredients
Santa Cruz Harbor Beach is situated adjacent to the harbor operations and provides an ideal setting for visitors to spread out a towel, and enjoy the fresh ocean breezes. The beach is conveniently located near many shops and eateries.
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500 7th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 MoreLess Info
Family owned and operated, Stagnaro Sport Fishing Charters & Whale Watching Cruises have been serving the area of Santa Cruz for over a century. Scenic bay cruises, fishing trips, whale watching, and private parties are available within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
La Selva Beach is a community-managed beach area open to the public every day, weather and conditions permitting. The geographic location of the beach causes smaller waves making this lifeguard-staffed beach more popular with swimmers and sunbathers than surfers.
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1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 MoreLess Info
The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History claims its origins began as far back as the late 1800's with a collection of fossils and Indian artifacts. Today, the museum highlights the wildlife, native peoples, geology, and marine life of the Monterey Bay region.