- 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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Corner of University Avenue & Memorial Drive, La Mesa, CA 91941 MoreLess Info
MacArthur Park is a 22.22-acre recreational park that has a use capacity of 3,000 people and parking for 290 cars. The park includes a community center, a recreation center, and picnic areas.
Open for shore fishing and private boats, Lake Murray offers boat and kayak rentals. Furthermore, the area also features hiking trails, barbecue grills, picnic tables and concession stands that allow visitors to purchase a state fishing license.
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4695 Nebo Drive, La Mesa, CA 91941 MoreLess Info
The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum La Mesa Depot has the mission of providing educational facilities to celebrate the heritage of the railroad. The museum provides train rides to people of all ages.
Situated on 7.7 acres, Collier Park features a lighted tennis court used for group Pickleball sessions. The park also offers a children's playground, picnic tables, barbeque grills, trees and open grass fields suitable for picnics and other recreational activities.