- 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.
Northwest YMCA features a variety of amenities including an indoor pool, fitness center, personal training studio, stretching room, family pavilion and a kids room. They also provide trainers who can help develop individual workout programs.
55% 31 votes
21111 Stevens Creek Blvd Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014 MoreLess Info
Featuring 17 tennis courts, a fitness center, and 2 racquetball courts, the Cupertino Sports Center is a recreational facility that offers competitive sports leagues for people of all ages. The center also has a locker room and child watch facilities.
McClellan Ranch Preserve is a community-managed public park area built on the historic site of an old horse ranch. Visitors will find numerous walking trails, a nature center, and creek-side picnic areas as well as a planned community garden.
The location of Pioneer Park is directly adjacent to a local school. Facilities offered to the public at the park include two large ballfields, a paved walkway, multiple basketball courts, and a small playground area with tether-ball poles and four-square markings.
100% 10 votes
39177 Farwell Drive, Fremont, CA 54538 MoreLess Info
Rockin' Jump is a fitness park built around multiple trampolines and trampoline based sports. The park offers trampolines of all sizes, with areas dedicated to trampoline basketball, dodgeball, and guided activities with the professional staff.
100% 16 votes
2600 Hallmark Drive, Belmont, CA 94002 MoreLess Info
Located in Hallmark Park, Crystal Springs Cross Country Course provides for an array of outdoor activities including hiking, jogging and running. The trail offers scenic views of the city (namely the skyline) and glimpses of wildlife.
Sea Breeze Park is a public park offering a large selection of recreational amenities and facilities for its visitors to enjoy. These amenities include two (reservable) baseball diamonds, a playground structure, and a large amount of open play space.
A bowling center featuring 24 synthetic lanes, Bel Mateo Bowl offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and bumpers. The center provides a snack bar, catering services, a lounge with televisions and a game room.