- The list below includes 199 free or cheap things to do in or near Chula Vista, California, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Trampoline Parks, Playgrounds, Movie Theaters and Other Entertainment.
- From San Miguel Mountain to Kid Ventures Eastlake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Chula Vista and in nearby cities within 25 miles like La Mesa, La Jolla, San Diego and Santee.
Oceanside's Carmike Cinemas is a branch of the Carmike Cinemas movie theater franchise. It screens first-run Hollywood movies in theaters with digital video and sound, and offers a variety of promotions and specials.
88% 17 votes
College Blvd & N River Road, Oceanside, CA 92057 MoreLess Info
San Luis Rey River Trail is a 7.2 mile bicycle trail that is also open to pedestrians including hikers, runners, dog walkers and roller-bladers. The trail is free of stop signs and traffic lights and separate from motor traffic.
At Regency Show Stables, visitors can receive personalized instruction from an experienced horse trainer to learn how to care for and ride horses. The stables are home to horses suitable for riders of all skill levels.
100% 23 votes
Farmer Road outside of Julian, Julian, CA 92036 MoreLess Info
At the Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve, visitors can access hiking trails and take in scenic views of the highly populated area. The location contains over 45 species of mammals and 150 of birds.
64% 76 votes
Camp Pendleton, 1700 Vandegrift Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92055 MoreLess Info
The Paintball Park at Camp Pendleton is a paintball facility that is open for walk-on games every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The park is open 7 days a week and can be rented for private parties and corporate events.