- The list below includes 604 free or cheap things to do in or near Palo Alto, California, including 126 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Movie Theaters and Hiking Trails.
- From Stanford University to The Dish - Stanford Foothills, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Palo Alto and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Pacifica, Half Moon Bay, San Jose and Los Altos.
The Benicia State Capital and Historical Park is the only surviving pre-Sacramento capitol building still in existent. The interior of the site features period furnishing and exhibits, including desks with 19th century newspapers.
92% 13 votes
First Street between B and D Streets, Benicia, CA 94510 MoreLess Info
The Benicia Certified Farmers Market is open seasonally, from April to October, every Thursday afternoon. The market features several local vendors who sell locally grown produce as well as some prepared foods.
80% 10 votes
115 West G Street, Benicia, CA 94510 MoreLess Info
Holding the original California state capital building, the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park shows visitors the history of California. The building has reconstructions of the original furniture and writing desks used in the capitol.
33% 3 votes
Benicia Community Park, 100 Community Drive, Benicia, CA 94510 MoreLess Info
Named for a retired police dog, The Phenix Community Dog Park is a fenced canine recreation facility consisting of grass and trees. The park offers drinking water, benches, a small dog area, dog waste bags and a double-gated entrance.
Opened in 1981, the Benicia Fire Museum is a joint effort between the Benicia Volunteer Firemen Incorporated and the Benicia Fire Department. It houses fire engines from the 1800s, a replica hand pumper and hundreds of other fire-related items.
Celebrating a time-honored sport of Marin County, the Marin Bocce Federation presents locals and visitors the opportunity to play bocce in both relaxed or tournament settings. The center features eight exterior courts, two indoor courts, and a picnic area.