- The list below includes 237 free or cheap things to do in or near La Mesa, California, including 87 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Arts & Crafts Classes, Playgrounds and Movie Theaters.
- From Mt Helix Park to Lake Murray, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in La Mesa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like La Jolla, Chula Vista, Poway and San Diego.
La Mesa Wine Works 8167 Center St, La Mesa, CA MoreLess Info
Expand your palate with wine flights with flavors from vineyards from San Diego County and California
Open for shore fishing and private boats, Lake Murray offers boat and kayak rentals. Furthermore, the area also features hiking trails, barbecue grills, picnic tables and concession stands that allow visitors to purchase a state fishing license.
Set on 3.96 acres, Aztec Park provides visitors with an open grass field with walking paths for joggers. The park has a playground with both rubber and wood chip flooring, featuring climbing structures and slides.
Vista La Mesa Park is 2.74 acres and can be used by about 250 people at once. Its amenities include a Little League field, toddler and elementary age playground, lawn area, picnic benches, BBQs, horseshoe pits and restrooms.
Located within Harry Griffen Park, Canine Corners Dog Park is a fenced canine recreation facility with three separate dirt fields for dogs of different sizes. The park offers dog waste bags, drinking water, picnic tables, benches and trees.