- 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.
Orloff Park is an eight acre community park that has an exercise course, picnic tables, a softball field, volleyball, basketball, a toddler playground with ride-on toys, slides, and foam floor, and youth playground with sandbox and slides.
As the theater for the college's art department, Skyline College Main Theater showcases the talent of its students with annual performances. In addition to hosting student performances, the theater also hosts touring theater and music acts.
Filled with walking paths and sports courts, Westborough Park offers visitors an outdoor space for recreational activities. The playground has a rubber flooring and offers a separate area for younger children with age-appropriate equipment.
Pacifica Cages features indoor baseball and softball batting cages and is also a training facility with camps for individuals and teams. They offer 4 hitting cages with pitching machines and a clay bullpen with dual mounds.
The Pedro Point Headlands are a scenic ocean-side location composed of jutting rocks and jagged cliffs that extend out into the ocean. The Headlands are a popular location for hiking and other outdoor activities.
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6780 Sierra Ct, Ste I, Dublin, CA 94568 MoreLess Info
With six courts to choose from, Bintang Badminton Academy Dublin provides visitors with a facility to play badminton competitively or for recreational purposes. The courts often host badminton lessons and clinics.
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Lundy Way & Rifle Range Road, Pacifica, CA 94044 MoreLess Info
With San Francisco Archers, visitors can learn the basic techniques behind the sport of archery. The organization also hosts tournaments and yearly competitions where experienced archers work to hit challenging targets.
Pacifica Skate Park is a large, outdoor skateboard and skating park. It features several concrete bowls, ramps and rails for skaters to ride and do tricks on, and it holds various skate contests with open registrations.