- 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.
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27741 Crown Valley Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA MoreLess Info
The Edwards Kaleidoscope Theatre offers all of the latest film releases. In addition, the facility also offers a full-service concession stand, plush seating in all of the theaters and multiple high-definition movie screens.
Jump 'n Jammin is an interactive playground featuring several multilevel play structures. These structures contain tubes, web crawls, slides, and climbing structures. Several games are also available, such as an obstacle course and interactive targets.
The San Clemente Dog Park is also known by its full name Baron Von Willard Memorial Dog Park which allows dogs to freely run off their leashes. The park is segmented into two areas with one for small dogs while the larger area is for big dogs.
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Calle Ameno & Avenue San Pablo, San Clemente, CA 92672 MoreLess Info
Rancho San Clemente Ridgeline Trail is a 3.5 mile path for pedestrians, bicycles and leashed dogs that offers nearly 600 ft of elevation if fully hiked. The trail surface is primarily asphalt with some natural soil segments.
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241 Avenida La Pata, San Clemente, CA 92673 MoreLess Info
The San Clemente Skate Park is a public concrete skate park situated high on a grassy hill. The skate park is an expansive 12,000 sq. ft. and offers surfaces and bowls for varying challenge levels.
Offering scenic views of Great Park and Laguna Beach, Alta Laguna PArk is a public park location commonly visited by those who love being in nature. Playground climbing structures, white sand, and nearby hiking trails are among the park's amenities.
At the San Clemente State Beach, you can access the location's interpretive exhibits and special programs, visitor center, and family programs. Not only can visitors camp overnight at this site, but it also offers scuba diving and swimming opportunities.