- The list below includes 550 free or cheap things to do in or near Martinez, California, including 134 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Farms & Ranches, Walking Trails and Playgrounds.
- From Briones Regional Park to Martinez Regional Shoreline Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Martinez and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Berkeley, San Ramon and Richmond.
The Benicia State Capital and Historical Park is the only surviving pre-Sacramento capitol building still in existent. The interior of the site features period furnishing and exhibits, including desks with 19th century newspapers.
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First Street between B and D Streets, Benicia, CA 94510 MoreLess Info
The Benicia Certified Farmers Market is open seasonally, from April to October, every Thursday afternoon. The market features several local vendors who sell locally grown produce as well as some prepared foods.
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115 West G Street, Benicia, CA 94510 MoreLess Info
Holding the original California state capital building, the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park shows visitors the history of California. The building has reconstructions of the original furniture and writing desks used in the capitol.
Opened in 1998, the Artcentric Ceramic Painting Studio is a studio that allows guests to paint their own pottery, glass, or mosaics. Guests commonly visit the studio during birthday parties, group outings, or nights-out.
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Benicia Community Park, 100 Community Drive, Benicia, CA 94510 MoreLess Info
Named for a retired police dog, The Phenix Community Dog Park is a fenced canine recreation facility consisting of grass and trees. The park offers drinking water, benches, a small dog area, dog waste bags and a double-gated entrance.
Ninth Street Park is a recreational park that features a sand volleyball court, a local dock and pier, open grass fields, picnic benches, and a playground. The park also has a paved trial that can be used for running.
Historically, the Matthew Turner Shipyard Park was the primary shipbuilding yard of Matthew Turner in the 1880s. The park currently contains remnants of past shipbuilding equipment that can be viewed along the waterfront.