- 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.
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214 Princeton Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 MoreLess Info
California Canoe & Kayak is a paddesports company that offers both classes and trips for sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. They also have boats and gear available for rent.
84% 38 votes
17770 Alma Bridge Road, Los Gatos, CA 95033 MoreLess Info
Built around the man-made lake of Lexington Reservoir, Lexington Reservoir County Park offers a variety of amenities. It has a boat launch, an extensive network of trails, picnic areas with barbecue grills, and playground areas.
One of the many excellent surfing locations in Half Moon Bay, the waters at Mavericks are always peppered with surfers and wakeboarding enthusiasts. The Bay's waters are often surprisingly cold, and full-body wetsuits are highly recommended.
100% 2 votes
Forbes Blvd & Dna Way, South San Francisco, CA 94080 MoreLess Info
Overlooking the San Francisco Bay, Point San Bruno Park is a park that provides scenic views of the local area. Visitors to the park commonly enjoy walking through the park, looking out over the city lights, and enjoying the serenity.
K1 Speed is an indoor karting center that offers a state-of-the-art entertainment venue featuring a professionally designed racetrack, spacious lobby with snack bar, extensive collection of authentic racing memorabilia and meeting rooms.
Home to nearly 90,000 residents, the City of San Leandro is a city featuring numerous of attractions to see when visiting. Those in the city commonly enjoy the city's marina park, golf courses, shopping centers, or safe residential neighborhoods.