- The list below includes 376 free or cheap things to do in or near San Jose, California, including 125 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, History Museums, Comedy Clubs and Movie Theaters.
- From Municipal Rose Garden to Los Gatos Creek Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Jose and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palo Alto, Los Altos, Cupertino and Fremont.
91% 20910 votes
886 Cannery Row at David Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 MoreLess Info
Monterey Bay, California is home to one of the largest and most prestigious aquariums in the United States. It is especially famous for its extensive sea otter exhibits and conservation programs. .
98% 772 votes
800 Asilomar Boulevard, South of Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 MoreLess Info
When translated, Asilomar State Beach means 'a refuge by the sea,' which describes the surrounding rocky coastline and forest views. This area offers more than 105 secluded acres of sand dunes and forests that serves as a home for more than 25 plant species.
The Cannery Row Walking Tours allow people to learn more about the historic buildings and landmarks in the town where California was born. Knowledgeable tour guides share a plethora of information in regards to the area's history, culture, attractions and events.
88% 17 votes
305 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 MoreLess Info
Showcasing a personal collection of over 30 motorcycles and sidecars spanning many decades, the Jameson Classic Motorcycle Museum will appeal to motorcycle and history enthusiasts. It also features motorcycle-related memorabilia and a scooter room.
60% 5 votes
125 Ocean View Blvd, Ste 304, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 MoreLess Info
Oceans 18 Blacklight Miniature Golfcourse is an 18 hole, underwater themed miniature golf (or adventure golf) course. The course is populated by several black lights, fluorescent murals, and themed obstacles.
81% 145 votes
715 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940 MoreLess Info
As people enter the Monterey Mirror Maze they are told a story about a bank robbery and much make their way through the maze to solve the robbery. At the lazer challenge within Monterey Mirror Maze & Lazer Challenge, visitors must jump over or climb under lazer points of light.