- The list below includes 261 free or cheap things to do in or near Santee, California, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Breweries and History Museums.
- From Santee Lakes to Santee Lakes Regional Park & Campground, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Santee and in nearby cities within 25 miles like La Mesa, La Jolla, Chula Vista and Poway.
Offering horse boarding and training, Del Rio Farms is a hunter jumper facility that includes a stream on the property, as well as a mountain and many trees. Their other amenities include a lighted full-size jumping arena.
64% 76 votes
Camp Pendleton, 1700 Vandegrift Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92055 MoreLess Info
The Paintball Park at Camp Pendleton is a paintball facility that is open for walk-on games every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The park is open 7 days a week and can be rented for private parties and corporate events.
86% 28 votes
3015 Pala Mission Road, Escondido, CA 92059 MoreLess Info
Mission San Antonio de Pala offers mass services at 8AM on Monday through Friday, on Saturday at 5PM, and at multiple times on Sunday. The location also hosts fiestas and other special events for churchgoers to enjoy.
92% 88 votes
2940 Reche Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028 MoreLess Info
With an assortment of antiques and sculptures shown on the property, Myrtle Creek Botanical Gardens & Nursery features 10,000 plant species available for purchase. The nursery also has a cafe that incorporates locally grown produce into its dishes.
Operated and maintained by the Fallbrook Sports Association, the Ingold Sports Park is a sports complex featuring a number of athletic fields available for play and rental. Popular sports include softball, soccer, rugby, and lacrosse.
An oak tree forest once inhabited by Native Americans, Live Oak Park is situated on 27 acres and features facilities for basketball, soccer, volleyball and softball. The park provides playgrounds, restrooms, picnic areas and an amphitheater.
100% 2 votes
936 S Live Oak Park Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028 MoreLess Info
Specializing in artwork dedicated to nature and wildlife, Hidden Forest Art Gallery is home to artist Gamini Ratnavira. Along with paintings, the gallery includes a bonsai garden and koi pond. All items are available for sale.
95% 83 votes
220 Grand Tradition Way, Fallbrook, CA 92028 MoreLess Info
At the Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens, guests will be able to travel through eighteen garden acres with flowers, foliage, and singing birds. The location's dining opportunities include The Veranda Restaurant and The Orchid Bar Cocktails & Casual Cuisine.
79% 19 votes
De Luz Rd & Sandia Creek Drive, Fallbrook, CA 92088 MoreLess Info
Santa Margarita River Trail is a 6 mile loop trail that has shady woodlands, boulders, dusty and dry chaparral and native plants and wildflowers along the trail. Patrons can use the trail for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.