- The list below includes 270 free or cheap things to do in or near Carmichael, California, including 84 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Laser Tag, Art Gallery and Botanical Gardens.
- From Gibbons Park to William B Pond Recreation Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Carmichael and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sacramento, Folsom, Davis and Fair Oaks.
A children's playground, BusyKidz features an indoor city with themed play areas including a grocery store, a school, a bank, a doctor's office and a restaurant. The facility also offers birthday party hosting, a cafe, books and board games.
Sacramento's historic Sutter's Fort is a living history museum that transports visitors back to the days of the California Gold Rush. The Fort features several working canons that are occasionally fired during special events.
From its opening in 1940, California State Indian Museum has been dedicated to three major themes of Indian life: nature, spirit, and family. Visitors can enjoy the hand-crafted baskets, intricate beadwork and other artifacts, centuries-old tools, and other exhibits and multimedia displays.
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611 Riverbend Parkway (Lincoln Ave), Orange, CA MoreLess Info
Named for an Orange councilman, Steve Ambriz Memorial Park opened in 2012 on 10.5 acres and connects to the Santa Ana River Trail. The park has walking and biking paths, sports fields and courts, a playground and picnic areas.
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American River Bike Trail, Orangevale, CA 95662 MoreLess Info
With two campgrounds, Negro Bar Recreation Area provides for an array of outdoor activities. Along with camping, families can enjoy hiking and bicycling along with water sports like kayaking, paddleboarding and boating.