- The list below includes 151 free or cheap things to do in or near Vacaville, California, including 128 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Playgrounds and History Museums.
- From Kids Gone Wild to Lagoon Valley/Pena Adobe Regional Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Vacaville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Davis, Benicia, Vallejo and Fairfield.
Located in San Francisco adjacent to the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park is a tranquil and verdant area popular with hikers and dog walkers. It is also a favorite picnic spot during the warm summer months.
Enjoy five miles of graveled public trails along Hayward Regional Shoreline. With nearly 2,000 acres of water marshes ranging from fresh to saltwater, visitors are sure to enjoy the shoreline wildlife. Fishing is allowed along the levees.
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American River Bike Trail, Orangevale, CA 95662 MoreLess Info
With two campgrounds, Negro Bar Recreation Area provides for an array of outdoor activities. Along with camping, families can enjoy hiking and bicycling along with water sports like kayaking, paddleboarding and boating.
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Sutter St, near the Light Rail Station, Folsom, CA 95630 MoreLess Info
Open seasonally, Folsom's Historic Sutter Street Ice Rink is located in the heart of Folsom's historic district. The rink offers open skating hours, and rents skates with skate assistants for those learning to skate.
Visitors of the Folsom Historical Museum will be able to enjoy exhibits and tours which focus on the California Gold Rush and the location's native inhabitants. The location also hosts special events, including a Historic Home Tour of the area.
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7500 Sierra College Blvd., Roseville, CA 95661 MoreLess Info
Situated around a ravine named for Gold Rush mining activities, Miners Ravine Trail Loop contains California scrub oaks home to several species of birds and mammals. Aside from animal watching, the trail can be used for walking and biking.
Located on 5,271 acres of parkland, the Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park is a public park that provides scenic views overlooking the local area. The park contains a number of nature trails commonly used by hikers, cyclists, and equestrian riders.