- The list below includes 312 free or cheap things to do in or near Dana Point, California, including 125 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Parks, Paddleboarding and Hiking Trails.
- From Salt Creek Beach to Dana Point Harbor, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dana Point and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Laguna Beach, Irvine, Newport Beach and San Clemente.
95% 208 votes
Ninth Ave and Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 MoreLess Info
1,000 Steps Beach is an isolated beach, and it is always almost empty, especially because the visitor has to climb down more than 200 steps until reaching it. It has a bathroom, a shower and a counter-top.
94% 233 votes
9th Ave & Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92652 MoreLess Info
Thousand Steps Beach is a public beach at the bottom of a 230 step staircase across from the Pacific Coast Highway. The beautiful sandy beach has arches and a hidden cave at the south end, accessible only at low-tide.
Bridges Equestrian features 3 covered arenas, 10 other arenas and miles of trails. They offer private riding lessons and group lessons for both beginners and advanced riders and tailor lesson programs for each student's equestrian experience.
Equestricise is an equestrian facility that has the goal of increasing poise, balance, self-awareness, dedication, and motivation in clients. The company offers hour long horseback riding lessons as well as horse training services.
Visitors can enjoy horseback riding on miles on scenic trails at Sycamore Trails Stables. The stable also provides instruction and training and features three lighted jumping areas with one area for beginners.
98% 225 votes
San Clemente oceanfront, San Clemente, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
Spread over 2.3 miles, the San Clemente Coastal Trail connects Calafia Beach with North Beach with several segmented stops at T-Street and the Pier. The trail is popular with joggers, walkers, dog owners, and cyclists.