- 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.
Available for single visit or multi-use, the Eagle Park Pool of Mountain View is a refreshing place for locals and visitors to cool down in the summer months. The pool features designated laps, diving and on site lifeguards.
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600 West Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94041 MoreLess Info
The Mountain View Farmers Market regularly offers a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Furthermore, specialty products, such as jams, nuts and specialty gift baskets, are also sold.
Redwood Grove Park is a 6 acre nature preserve with many activities and attractions for the community. Amenities include picnic equipment, trails, a rose garden, a boardwalk along Adobe Creek, and observation decks.
A grassy neighborhood park, Klein Park has enough room for dog walking and sits next to residential housing complex. There is a playground, a basketball court, and a small picnic area and landscaping with large rocks, plants and trees.
Located along the Stevens Creek Trail, Whisman Park features fields for soccer, softball and football along with basketball, tennis and volleyball courts. The park also offers a children's playground, picnic areas, barbeque grills and restroom facilities.
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Severyns Ave., Building 126, Mountain View, CA 94035 MoreLess Info
Capturing the history of Moffett Field, the Moffett Field Historical Society Museum in Moutnain View, California features aircraft exhibits that cover several decades. Displays tell the story of the Moffett Field from the 30s until now.