- 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.
For a scenic and beautiful natural attraction, the Dow Wetlands Wildlife Habitat Preserve offers 470 acres of beauty. Popular in the summer when blackberries line the trails, the preserve is home to beavers, birds and many species of plant life.
Antioch Paintball Park offers a choice of 2 fields, and specializes in small groups and birthday parties. The experienced staff guides and trains first time players to ensure safety. A snack bar is also available on site.
The Antioch Indoor Sports Center hosts ice and roller hockey, soccer league, bubble soccer, and volley ball games in their indoor sports complex for all ages. Arcade games, batting cages, party packages, and public skating are also available.
Featuring an extensive playground area with a wide variety of climbing structures and other equipment, Antioch City Park also has picnic areas, public restrooms, and open green space. There are benches where parents can sit and watch their kids.
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The Pittsburg Historical Society & Museum offers its guests the chance to learn about the history of the area through its past-downtown exhibit, which features old dentists shops and fire equipment. The location also has historical items on display.
A fitness and racquet club, Diamond Hills Sports Club & Spa offers members a variety of amenities. It features a wide array of fitness classes, personal trainer services, child care, and state of the art equipment.
A park with separate playgrounds for children of different ages, Joseph Ceciliani Park also features tennis courts and picnic tables. Willow trees cover the area and a paved trail runs along a creek through the park.