- The list below includes 164 free or cheap things to do in or near Davis, California, including 95 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Science Museums and Gardens.
- From The Davis Arboretum to Davis Greenbelt, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Davis and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sacramento, Carmichael, Vacaville and Elk Grove.
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2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814 MoreLess Info
Experience the Sacramento of yesteryear with a visit to Old Sacramento. Costumed guides are available for groups of all sizes. Vintage train enthusiasts find Old Sacramento especially enjoyable due to its impressive locomotive car collection.
Open all year round, the California State Railroad Museum offers you the chance to learn about the history of the railroad. You can take rides on engines, explore a variety of exhibits and enjoy a multitude of events.
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Garden Highway and Discovery Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95833 MoreLess Info
Discovery Park is built at a point where the American and Sacramento rivers converge which makes it a great place for launching boats into the water. The park itself has walking trails and picnic areas which are well-maintained. The parking fee is high so car pool is advised.
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Jibboom Street (around the 200 block), Sacramento, CA MoreLess Info
Sacramento River Water Intake Structure is located south of the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers.It includes an electrical substation, an automated fish screen cleaning system and a public plaza with bicycle paths.
The Art Foundry Gallery has more than 2,300 square- feet of exhibition space for showing contemporary paintings and sculpture from artists such as John Battenberg, Peter Vandenberg, Gregory Kondos and many others. Music and meetings take place amid art exhibitions
The California Museum is housed in the State Archives Building in Sacramento, one block from the State Capitol. Visitors can jump on a bus and hear immigrants tell their stories or meet a ghost who recounts its family's experience in California.
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10th St btwn L & N Sts, Sacramento, CA MoreLess Info
Downtown Sacramento contains many culturally significant institutions, and none more so than the California State Capitol & Museum. The Capitol bears a strong resemblance to the White House in Washington, D.C. Complimentary tours happen several times every day.