- The list below includes 435 free or cheap things to do in or near Laguna Beach, California, including 135 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Hiking Trails, Parks and Paddleboarding.
- From Heisler Park to Laguna Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Laguna Beach and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Orange, Garden Grove, Irvine and Westminster.
Located at the north end of Laguna Beach, Heisler Park offers beautiful views of the Pacific as well as occasional sightings of marine life. Having been recently remodeled, the park has artistic touches in places, is dog-friendly and has some great restaurants.
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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.
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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.
Surrounded by scenic cliffs, Crescent Bay Beach provides visitors with opportunities for swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, and more. During low tide, visitors can walk out to tide pools to view sea anemones and other creatures.
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.
Treasure Island Beach offers a range of popular activities including swimming, skin and scuba diving, tide pooling and other beach activities. The beach features a mostly sand bottom with shorebreak type surf that can become large with numerous rip currents.