- The list below includes 243 free or cheap things to do in or near Folsom, California, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Lake.
- From Lake Natoma to Sutter St., there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Folsom and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sacramento, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights and Carmichael.
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
97% 1995 votes
111 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 MoreLess Info
Open all year round, the California State Railroad Museum offers you the chance to learn about the history of the railroad. You can take rides on engines, explore a variety of exhibits and enjoy a multitude of events.
72% 82 votes
101 I Street, Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95814 MoreLess Info
Old Sacramento Underground Tour is a great way to know about local history. With experienced guides dressed in period costumes, the visitors are lead underground where they can explore many excavated foundations and enclosed pathways. The tour lasts about an hour and is a little pricey.
91% 137 votes
South Lake Tahoe / Placerville area, Placerville, CA 95667 MoreLess Info
The immense Eldorado National Forest is located in Placerville, California. The Forest has more than 80 camp sites and abundant picnic facilities. It also contains many lakes and popular hiking trails.
77% 11598 votes
2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814 MoreLess Info
Experience the Sacramento of yesteryear with a visit to Old Sacramento. Costumed guides are available for groups of all sizes. Vintage train enthusiasts find Old Sacramento especially enjoyable due to its impressive locomotive car collection.
El Dorado National Forest features 80 developed campgrounds and picnic areas, hundreds of miles of roads and trails and abundant wildlife and plants. There are also numerous lakes, reservoirs, rivers and streams for fishing and water sports.