- 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.
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39555 Great South Stage Route of 1849, Julian, CA 92036 MoreLess Info
With a camping site and walking trails, Agua Caliente County Park offers activities for everyone to enjoy. Located in Julian, park visitors can also take advantage of the community pools and spa.
A county park, Clemmens Lane Park is open from sunrise to sunset, every day of the week. The park features playgrounds for both very young and older kids, a soccer field, a sand volleyball court, and picnic areas.
At Fallbrook Community Center, visitors can take advantage of amenities like kitchen facilities, meeting rooms, auditoriums, and more. Visitors are welcome to take fitness classes, ranging from Zumba to yoga.
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123 West AlvaradoStreet, Fallbrook, CA MoreLess Info
Tourists can view jewels found in local mines at the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Museum. Along with a diverse collection of gems and minerals, the museum has a gift shop where many treasures can be purchased.
Fallbrook Art Center is a collection of a guild of artists who push the limits of art and offer a wide array of exhibitions. Both collectors and browsers are welcome to peruse the various paintings, pottery, prints, and glasswork.
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5452 5th Street, Fallbrook, CA 92028 MoreLess Info
With produce stands set up all over the region, Temecula Valley Strawberry Farms grows a variety of seasonal strawberries at its farm. Visitors can take a tour of the farm and take a basket to pick their own strawberries.
Located in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Sandstone Canyon is situated at the end of a number of washes that are vehicle accessible. Narrow slots in sandstone formations and desert vegetation enrich this 15 mile desert canyon hike.
Despite its somewhat unsettling name, Hellhole Canyon is actually a quite scenic hiking destination. A six mile round trip hike, the trail through Hellhole Canyon culminates at a 24 foot waterfall, an anomaly in this desert setting.