- 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.
Tony Goodwin ART PARTY!! Orange County MoreLess Info
From the merchant: “Step-by-step painting instructions - No experience necessary! Stickman artists welcomed! Leave with amazement!”
100% 1 votes
28432 Calle Arroyo, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
An equestrian facility, Mission Trails Stables of San Juan Capistrano offers horse boarding services of various kinds. The stables also offers training, riding lessons for learners of all levels, and guided trail rides.
With white sands and a view of the Pacific Ocean, Victoria Beach has facilities for visitors to play volleyball, skim board, body surf, and fish. Located on the beach is a historic Victorian turret for beach goers to visit.
86% 7 votes
Highlands Ave & Ridgview Drive, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 MoreLess Info
Hikers can experience a wide dirt trail that runs along the southern ridge of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional Park with Aliso Summit Trail. The trail is 7.5 miles long and has a variety of scenic views.
86% 7 votes
987 Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente, CA 92673 MoreLess Info
A 45-acre sports complex, Vista Hermosa Sports Park features fields suitable for baseball, softball, soccer and other turf sports. The park also offers a children's playground, picnic tables, a walking path and an aquatic center.
96% 130 votes
415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA 92672 MoreLess Info
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens offers visitors the chance to learn about California's history, ecology, and culture. The location hosts yoga sessions, concerts and other musical performances, and weddings.
Enjoy the sun along the 2-mile shoreline of San Cement City Beach or fish from the 1,200 ft long pier. A walking trail follows the sea-cliffs that surround the beach for 2.3 miles. Restrooms, picnic tables, and parking are available.
64% 45 votes
Pacific Coast Highway and Avenida Pico, San Clemente, CA MoreLess Info
The San Clemente North Beach provides a variety of amenities such as lifeguards, a food stand, playground, snorkel/boogey board rentals, showers, and volleyball. The beach is accessible via the Amtrak/Metro station and has a paid parking lot.
73% 137 votes
Off Interstate 5 at Basilone Road, San Clemente, CA 92055 MoreLess Info
Visitors of San Onofre State Beach can go swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, wildlife viewing, surfing, geocaching, and fishing. The site contains overnight family and group campsites, bike trails, and hiking trails.