- 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.
A city park, Belmont Park features and expansive open lawn, a playground for kids with a variety of equipment, and a picnic area with barbecue grills. The park is dog-friendly, and features drinking fountains for dogs as well as people.
Guests will literally bounce off the walls , and the floors , all of which are made of trampolines at Sky High Sports. For high energy fun, jumpers can choose free activity time, AIRobics fitness classes, or the popular Dodgeball games.
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At the Century Theaters at Pacific Commons, movie fans can enjoy first-run screenings of films in stadium seating. The location's technical features include XD, NextGen, RealD 3D, high frame rate, and digital projection.
Linda Vista Park is a public park situated in a residential area, providing visitors with two separate playgrounds as well as picnic areas with grills. The park is made up of open green lawns, with walking trails marked throughout.
Also know as the John Brooks Memorial Open Space, Water Dog Lake Park presses directly against the lake itself and offers a small pier that leads into the water. A large trailhead is available at the park which offers individual trails of varying lengths.
Featuring a separate section for smaller dogs, Cipriani Dog Park offers ample room for dogs to run and play. There is also a watering area and to help keep the park clean, there are scoopers and receptacles for dog waste.