- The list below includes 1041 free or cheap things to do in or near Los Angeles, California, including 132 different types of inexpensive activities like Bars, Specialty Museums, Landmarks and City Tours.
- From Richard J. Riordan Central Library to University of Southern California, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Los Angeles and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Pasadena, Lakewood, Long Beach and Glendale.
Accessible via the Santa Ana River Trail, Mount Rubidoux Trail is a 3-mile loop trail suitable for hiking and dog walking. The trail offers views of the city as well as access to Peace Tower and Friendship Bridge.
76% 38 votes
Mission Inn Ave & Indian Hill Road, Riverside, CA 92501 MoreLess Info
Well-maintained by the city, the Carlson Dog Park is completely fenced in so that dogs can freely run off their leashes. There is a separate area for small dogs and several pieces of agility equipment for structured play.
38% 8 votes
30291 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
A 2.5-acre facility named for a local veterinarian, Dr. Joe Cortese Dog Park provides a fenced area with dirt fields for canine recreation. The park features water fountains as well as separate areas for small and large dogs.
Located on Catalina Island, Three Palms Avalon Arcade is a family owned entertainment center, opened year-round. Opened in 2011, they are showcasing new games, 4 bowling lanes, a Sports zone and an electronic shooting gallery.
With Taste of Catalina Food Tours, visitors can browse the cuisines from the island and sample a variety of food items. The company offers two tours, an Avalon Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour and a Catalina Happy Hour Tour.
78% 18 votes
2555 Glen Helen Parkway, San Bernardino, CA MoreLess Info
Glen Helen Regional Park offers over 1,300 acres of peace and play. The park, favored for picnics beneath the areas large shady trees, also features a water play area, playground, open fields for sports play and more.
70% 10 votes
455 Aviation Drive, Camarillo, CA 93010 MoreLess Info
Filled with aircraft memorabilia, Commemorative Air-Force Southern California Wing features artifacts and planes used in major American wars, such as WWII and Vietnam. The museum offers air rides in a WWII Warbird plane.