- The list below includes 173 free or cheap things to do in or near Salinas, California, including 81 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Hiking Trails and Bowling.
- From Toro Park to Fort Ord Public Lands, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Salinas and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Hollister.
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The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA 95050 MoreLess Info
Instituted in 1777, Mission Santa Clara de Asis is the 8th oldest mission in California. Visitors can admire the restored church and learn about the history of Spanish settlers and the role the mission played.
Founded in 1938, Bowlmor Cupertino is a popular bowling alley featuring a number of facilities and amenities for its guests to enjoy. These include a full menu of food, beer and cocktail selections, and party hosting, among many others.
With skates available for rent, Ice Center Cupertino offers visitors an indoor ice rink with freestyle skating sessions open to the public. The rink hosts skating school, camps, private lessons, and youth hockey leagues.
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500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 95053 MoreLess Info
The De Saisset Museum features a rich artistic repertoire including sculptures, paintings and local collections. The property was donated ot the Santa Clara university upon the death of Isabel de Saisset.
With more than 150 years of history, Santa Clara University is the oldest operating higher education institution. The campus is full of historical and religious buildings that tell a story of the area and the history of the religion.
A 16-screen movie theater, AMC Cupertino Square 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, theater rentals, a party room and a concession area with food and drinks.
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1005 Railroad Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95050 MoreLess Info
The Edward Peterman Museum of Railroad History is a historical museum dedicated to educating the public on the history of trains and railroads. Attractions include a historic building exhibit, railroad artifacts exhibit, and operating train models.
Since opening in 1959, the San Jose Flea Market, has grown from 20 vendors selling their wares to hosting more than 6,000 vendors each week. Four million visitors per year flock to the market for fresh foods, crafts, bargains, and more.