- The list below includes 505 free or cheap things to do in or near Los Altos, California, including 125 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Hiking Trails, Children's Play Area and Playgrounds.
- From Shoup Park to Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Los Altos and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Half Moon Bay, San Jose, Palo Alto and Cupertino.
89% 9 votes
1595 Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94592 MoreLess Info
Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve is a 215 acre park. Attractions include hiking, biking, scenic views, and picnicking. Visitors can also participate in guided park tours and regular special events.
20% 44 votes
7000 Northgate Mall, San Rafael, CA 94903 MoreLess Info
A 15-screen movie theater, Century Northgate displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers party hosting and High Frame Rate 3D in select theaters as well as a lobby snack bar.
McInnis Park is a community-managed park that not only offers visitors familiar amenities like picnic areas, playgrounds, and ball fields, but also contains a natural wetlands preserve. Visitors will also find a dog park and award-winning skateboard area here.
92% 119 votes
19805 Pesante Rd., Salinas, CA 93907 MoreLess Info
Monterey Bay Equestrian Center offers a selection of equestrian services. The center provides horseback riding tours along the shoreline as well as romantic horse drawn carriage rides for special occasions.
A six-screen movie theater, Century Regency 6 displays a mix of Hollywood and independent films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers reserved seating, mobile ticketing, arcade games and a snack bar.
A peninsula, and former military establishment, resting against the city of Vallejo, Mare Island is a favorite visiting spot of locals and travelers alike. The island offers historical building tours, golf and wedding venues for beautiful views of the surrounding land and waters.
At Cunningham Aquatic Complex, visitors can choose a lane to swim in a 700,000 gallon lap pool. The pool is monitored by lifeguards during open swim sessions and hosts the local high school's swim meets.