- 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.
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3420 Mt Diablo Blvd, Ste a, Lafayette, CA 94549 MoreLess Info
Lafayette Art Gallery is a fine art gallery showcasing artwork by both emerging and established artists. The gallery exhibits and sells artwork from a variety of artistic disciplines, such as jewelry, sculpture, oil, acrylic, mixed media, clay, metal, and glass.
One of Berkeley's most beautiful attractions is the Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden. It features thousands of rose bushes, tennis courts, public seating, walking trails and manicured foot paths. The Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden is at its peak in May.
One of the first self-sustained dairies of its time, Wilder Ranch, now a state park, is a popular venue for many outdoor activities and offers beautiful views of the ocean. It has a spacious picnic area and some of the old buildings with their original furnishings, are still intact.
95% 51569 votes
Lincoln Boulevard, near Doyle Drive and Fort Point, San Francisco, CA 94129 MoreLess Info
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the United States. The colossal red suspension bridge is one mile long and spans the three-mile Golden Gate strait.
64% 160 votes
1201 Locust Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 MoreLess Info
A movie theater featuring a Cinemark XD auditorium, Walnut Creek 14 & XD displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, reserved seats, arcade games, a party room and a lobby cafe.