- The list below includes 376 free or cheap things to do in or near San Jose, California, including 125 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, History Museums, Comedy Clubs and Movie Theaters.
- From Municipal Rose Garden to Los Gatos Creek Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Jose and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palo Alto, Los Altos, Cupertino and Fremont.
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Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields and engage in virtual reality adventures.
The perfume of roses wafts out of San Jose's Municipal Rose Garden, located at the intersection of Naglee Avenue and Dana Avenue. This beautiful and fragrant garden contains thousands of individual rose plants and dozens of rose varieties.
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Almaden Quicksilver Country Park is a great place for a day out with family and friends. Admission is free with multiple entrances. There are many hiking trails, well-maintained picnic grounds and some old mines and mining equipment to explore. Pets are allowed inside.
An architectural marvel, the Winchester Mystery House is located in San Jose, California. This palatial mansion has 160 rooms and is open for guided tours every day. It takes several hours to fully explore the property.
Since opening in 1959, the San Jose Flea Market, has grown from 20 vendors selling their wares to hosting more than 6,000 vendors each week. Four million visitors per year flock to the market for fresh foods, crafts, bargains, and more.