- 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.
Based in Santa Cruz, California, Roaring Camp Railroads offers a variety of railroad tours, exhibits and activities. It is famous for its magnificent Chanukah and Christmas displays. Tours during holiday season sell out quickly, and advance reservations are highly recommended.
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Haight Street between Masonic and Stanyan, San Francisco, CA 94117 MoreLess Info
Take a stroll back in time with a visit to the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. Still holding on to the 60’s culture, this community is home to trendy shops, quaint cafes and interesting architecture.
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444 Battery St. between Clay and Washington, San Francisco, CA 94111 MoreLess Info
Punch Line is a popular stand-up comedy club located in downtown Financial District of San Francisco. The weekday show have three comedians while the weekend shows have more than ten. The drinks are not too strong and they have a two drink minimum for orders.
Peruse historic Alamo Square, a neighborhood known for its Victorian inspired architecture - namely “the Painted Ladies” or rowhouses. Offering breathtaking views of downtown San Francisco, it is also home to a local park.
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950 Geary Blvd. between Larkin and Polk, San Francisco, CA MoreLess Info
Grab a bite while enjoying live entertainment at the Edinburgh Castle Pub. Along with casual dining, this pub features a variety of bands and offers occasional dancing and other social activities.
Grace Cathedral is a Catholic Cathedral located on California street in San Francisco. Apart from being a church, it also hosts and organizes in partnership with different cultural institutions, various educational programs, music, drama and visual arts events.