- 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.
Telegraph Hills, with its multiple and varied attractions, is a great place to visit. Some of the popular haunts here are the Coit tower, Levi Park, Napier's lane and many more. The roads are well-maintained and are seasonally decorated with flowers and vegetation.
Explore fine art, architecture and a breathtaking landscape design at San Francisco’s de Young Museum. Located in the Golden State Park, this museum offers both regular and special exhibits, as well as educational programs for learning.
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Union Square, under the statue, San Francisco, CA MoreLess Info
Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time machine is a 2.5 hour walking tour into the history of San Francisco with the friendly, knowledgable and whimsically dressed Emperor Norton as the guide. Groupon deals are available.
Situated on 43 acres, Oak Hill Park features a fishing lake that is home to wildlife including ducks and geese. The park also has a playground, picnic areas with grills, a volleyball court, open fields and a hillside trail.
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3105 Shattuck Ave. between Prince and Woolsy, Berkeley, CA MoreLess Info
Started by a multi-racial group, La Pena Cultural Center is making connections between art and politics. They host different events, encouraging people to share other cultures and traditions worldwide.