- The list below includes 294 free or cheap things to do in or near San Clemente, California, including 116 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Hiking Trails, Playgrounds and Skate Parks.
- From San Clemente Pier to San Clemente Coastal Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Clemente and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Laguna Beach, Irvine, Oceanside and Newport Beach.
Lost Winds Beach is a public beach with marked volleyball courts and a secluded setting requiring a quarter-mile hike from the parking area. Although there are no other amenities on the beach, a nearby pier offers a snackbar and restrooms.
Enjoy the sun along the 2-mile shoreline of San Cement City Beach or fish from the 1,200 ft long pier. A walking trail follows the sea-cliffs that surround the beach for 2.3 miles. Restrooms, picnic tables, and parking are available.
67% 3 votes
Calle Ameno & Avenue San Pablo, San Clemente, CA 92672 MoreLess Info
Rancho San Clemente Ridgeline Trail is a 3.5 mile path for pedestrians, bicycles and leashed dogs that offers nearly 600 ft of elevation if fully hiked. The trail surface is primarily asphalt with some natural soil segments.
The San Clemente Dog Park is also known by its full name Baron Von Willard Memorial Dog Park which allows dogs to freely run off their leashes. The park is segmented into two areas with one for small dogs while the larger area is for big dogs.
96% 130 votes
415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA 92672 MoreLess Info
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens offers visitors the chance to learn about California's history, ecology, and culture. The location hosts yoga sessions, concerts and other musical performances, and weddings.
57% 7 votes
241 Avenida La Pata, San Clemente, CA 92673 MoreLess Info
The San Clemente Skate Park is a public concrete skate park situated high on a grassy hill. The skate park is an expansive 12,000 sq. ft. and offers surfaces and bowls for varying challenge levels.
21% 19 votes
641 Camino De Los Mares, San Clemente, CA 92673 MoreLess Info
Popular first-run Hollywood films are presented at Krikorian Premiere Theatres throughout the week with certain bargain ticket times. There are six individual auditoriums, a full snack bar, and select movies shown in Digital 3DX.
72% 106 votes
Off Interstate 5 at Basilone Road, Oceanside, CA 92055 MoreLess Info
Spanning over 3,000 acres, the San Onofre State Beach is a popular destination for sunbathing, kite flying, shell collecting, camping, hiking and nature photography. Fire pits and campsites are available for reservations on a first-come, first-served basis.