- 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 regional park known for its hiking trails, Tassajara Creek Regional Park offers extensive opportunities for wildlife viewing and a moderate difficulty level for hikers. The park also has a dog park area.
With an open multipurpose field, Hillside Park offers visitors opportunities for outdoor activities like jogging, soccer, picnics, and more. The park has a gated tennis court that can be reserved on a first come first serve basis.
Features of San Ramon Central Park include fenced tennis courts, lighted basketball courts and a skate park. Kiddos will enjoy the playground, while parents appreciate the rubberized turf offering extra protection.
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Featuring music from the 70's to the present, ShBoom Night Club is a club aimed at providing entertainment for an older crowd. Music, dancing, and a buffet are a few of the attractions that bring people to the club.
The legacy of the Alameda Naval Air Station is preserved within the Alameda Naval Air Museum. The collection includes artifacts, newspapers, photographs, aircraft models, safety gear, medals, documents and uniforms from the World War II era.
A mid-1800s logging site, Redwood Regional Park is situated on 1,830 acres of coast redwoods, evergreens and grasslands that is home to wildlife. It provides picnic and camping areas, a playground and trails suitable for hiking and biking.