- 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.
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18000 Chelmsford Drive, Cupertino, CA 95014 MoreLess Info
Featuring a pool that combines a lap pool and recreational pool, Rancho Rinconada Rec Center hosts public swim sessions at its facility. The pool is heated and is lifeguard monitored.
Ponderosa Park is a 9-acre community park with a western theme and multiple features including basketball courts, a children's play area, horseshoe pits, a multi-use field, restrooms, and tennis and volleyball courts. Building and picnic site rentals are available.
Safari Run is a children's recreation center that specializes in hosting jungle themed parties and events for kids. The facility offers numerous play areas and attractions, as well as providing food and refreshments for party-goers.
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457 East Calaveras Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035 MoreLess Info
Jose Higuera Adobe Park is a historical park. The park offers picnic tables, barbeque areas and children's play area. Patrons can view the mountains, cattle, and cacti. Guests can also learn about the history of the Higuera Adobe.
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.
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.