- Our list of the best things to do in Marina, California, features the top 287 nearby activities — including 132 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Marina, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 12 things to do within the city of Marina, CA , followed by 275 popular activities in nearby cities, including Monterey, Carmel, Santa Cruz, Salinas, Pacific Grove, Watsonville, Capitola, Aptos, Seaside, Hollister, Gilroy, Big Sur and Marina del Rey
Four miles of ocean beachfront with views of Monterey Bay are offered at the Fort Ord Dunes State Park. Visitors can also access a 1,500-foot trail, a boardwalk with viewing platform, and eight educational panels throughout the pakr.
Windy Hill Park is a family-friendly local neighborhood park with several outdoor recreational options. The site features a children's playground, walking paths, open play spaces, and benches, and dogs are allowed at the park as long as they are on leashes.
The city owned and operated Preston Park features a large soccer/football field, children's playground area, a baseball diamond, and basketball courts. Multiple city-funded sporting events are also held within the park during the year.
Glorya Tate Park is a small and traditional city park which is open to the public. The entire park is fenced in for additional safety, and it features an on-site building that can be rented for small gatherings for up to 60 people.
Completely open to the general public, Locke Paddon Park is spread across 1,500 acres of land in wetlands near the shoreline. Popular recreational activities include picnicking, dog walking, hiking, and enjoying a permanent tire swing installation.