- 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.
100% 4 votes
9980 Greenback Ln, Folsom, CA 95630 MoreLess Info
The Folsom Powerhouse State Historical Park contains an electric generating facility built in 1895 that once provided power to the city of Sacramento. Open Wednesday through Sunday, there are educational tours, historical exhibits, picnic areas and fishing.
The California Museum is housed in the State Archives Building in Sacramento, one block from the State Capitol. Visitors can jump on a bus and hear immigrants tell their stories or meet a ghost who recounts its family's experience in California.
92% 24 votes
1970 Johnson Ranch Rd., Roseville, CA 95661 MoreLess Info
The Maidu Interpretive Center Museum features two art galleries that provide a learning opportunity for those who are interested in California Indian culture. The location also hosts live music events and movie screenings.
The Art Foundry Gallery has more than 2,300 square- feet of exhibition space for showing contemporary paintings and sculpture from artists such as John Battenberg, Peter Vandenberg, Gregory Kondos and many others. Music and meetings take place amid art exhibitions
The Boxing Donkey Irish Pub is a restaurant, bar, and live music venue with a signature Irish flair. The pub features a menu of Irish-themed food, an array of beers and spirits, and an array of shows and special events.
Miners Ravine Nature Reserve is a scenic group of walking and hiking trails surrounded by natural beauty and wildlife. Visitors can enjoy lush greenery, natural rivers, shady trees, paved bike paths and wild goats, horses and turkeys.
The FLB Entertainment Center is a family-owned recreational facility that features a bowling alley, a sports bar, a casino, and a grill. The facility is available for various types of parties and charitable events.
64% 73 votes
Garden Highway and Discovery Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95833 MoreLess Info
Discovery Park is built at a point where the American and Sacramento rivers converge which makes it a great place for launching boats into the water. The park itself has walking trails and picnic areas which are well-maintained. The parking fee is high so car pool is advised.
60% 10 votes
Jibboom Street (around the 200 block), Sacramento, CA MoreLess Info
Sacramento River Water Intake Structure is located south of the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers.It includes an electrical substation, an automated fish screen cleaning system and a public plaza with bicycle paths.