- The list below includes 505 free or cheap things to do in or near Los Altos, California, including 125 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Hiking Trails, Children's Play Area and Playgrounds.
- From Shoup Park to Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Los Altos and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Half Moon Bay, San Jose, Palo Alto and Cupertino.
Red Pepper Grill 2310 Homestead Rd., Suite J, Los Altos, CA MoreLess Info
Mexican and Californian cuisines come together for creative entrees such as crab enchiladas, pork chops, burritos, and margaritas
A 4.1-acre park with trees and open space, Juana Briones Park also includes two childrenâ€™s playgrounds, a basketball court, picnic tables, benches and a footpath. The playgrounds feature a climbing rock and a sand and water feature.
Cuesta Park is a large, pet-friendly park with a variety of amenities. It features large open green spaces, running paths, playground equipment for kids, tennis courts, and multiple picnic areas with barbecue grills.
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600 West Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94041 MoreLess Info
The Mountain View Farmers Market regularly offers a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Furthermore, specialty products, such as jams, nuts and specialty gift baskets, are also sold.
Cornelis Bol Park is 13.8 acres and includes a path for biking and jogging, a separate footpath, children's playground, benches and a native plant garden. Two donkeys live in an adjacent area and frequently visit the park.
Hiking, camping and studying the wildlife and ecosystem diversity are some of the things Monte Bello open space preserve has to offer. It also has some nice views od the Pacific Ocean and of San Francisco Bay.
Spanning 21 acres, Mitchell Park offers sporting areas for tennis, handball, and horseshoes, a fenced dog run, a playground with 'faux' wading pool, and a quarter-mile walking path. Public art and picnic areas with grills are also available.
Open for self-guided tours, the NASA Ames Visitor Center features several exhibits, including a shuttle cockpit simulator and the Mercury Redstone capsule. It also offers an immersive theater that showcases high-definition videos of Mars missions and flights through the galaxy.
A 16-screen movie theater, Century Cinema 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater provides large reclining chairs with footrests, stadium seating, arcade games and a lobby cafe with food and drinks.
83% 165 votes
1400 N Shoreline Blvd, Ste C3, Mountain View, CA 94043 MoreLess Info
A family entertainment center, Laser Quest-Mountain View provides a two-level laser tag arena with lighting effects, music and fog. The center offers day camp packages, a private event room, pizza, drinks and vending machines.