Cheap and Free Things To Do In Laguna Beach
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Play in a Laguna Beach Park
(Top of the World Park)
|The city of Laguna Beach is dotted with fantastic parks. Each Laguna Beach park is different, but if you’re entertaining the kids, and lookinf for free things to do in Laguna Beach, many of Laguna’s parks have playgrounds, sports fields, sports courts- and virtually every Laguna Beach park comes with an incredible view.|
Spend the Day at the Beach
|Perhaps the most popular on the "Free Things To Do In Laguna Beach List" is spend a day at one of the countless sunny beaches! The natural rock formations and conditions are different at every beach, which makes each location perfect for a different kind of activity.|
photo courtesy of Robert Pitt
photo courtesy of Robert Pitt
|Some beaches have great tidepools, others are more sheltered and perfect for snorkeling or diving, and some beaches have a shorebreak which is ideal for skimboarding. Then again, you might want to just sit out an tan in the sun! Check out all of the Laguna Beach beaches so you know which one to go to for your desired activity!|
Take a Hike Overlooking the Stunning Coastal Views
Most people never realize that weaved in the heart of Orange County’s developed, urban metropolis are numerous wilderness parks and hiking trails, just waiting to be discovered. Find the perfect Laguna Beach hiking trail for your group and go exploring!
If you’re idea of fun involves a little bit more physical activity, you’d probably enjoy some Laguna Beach sports. First on the "active list" of things to do in Laguna Beach, is ANY sport that has to do with water: surfing, kayaking, etc. But you can also find golf courses, basketball courts, volleyball courts, tennis, baseball fields, and cycling. Whatever your favorite Laguna Beach sport is- you’re sure to find locations with great views to enjoy your workout!
La Vida Laguna rents and provides tours for kayaking, surfing, stand-up paddle, or biking in Laguna Beach.
Explore Downtown Laguna Beach Stores, Shops, and Galleries
Many people’s favorite Laguna Beach activity is simply wandering through stores in the Downtown District. With so many different incredible and eclectic boutiques to explore, this has always offered some fun for everyone. If you’re looking for specific shops that you'll want to visit- you can find them at our Laguna Beach Shops page.
Some things to do in Laguna Beach are going to cost you a little money, so if you don't mind paying a little for the experience, here are a few more ideas for some Laguna Beach activities!
Explore the Museum
The Laguna Art Museum has both permanent and rotating exhibits to inspire your creativity. Regular hours are from 11am-5pm (plus extended summer hours.) Admission is $15 (Student, Senior, Military $12 and children under 12 are free.) Find out more about the Laguna Art Museum.
Rent a Scooter
Feel the wind blow through your hair and watch the coast zip by as you rent a moped! Beach City Mopeds in Laguna Canyon offers scooter rentals starting at $12.
Go Mountain Biking
If you like more adventurous things to do in Laguna Beach, you can rent a mountain bike at either Rainbow Bicycles (in North Laguna) or Laguna Beach Cyclery (a little closer to South Laguna) and blaze the trails. Either shop will get you fully equipped to take on the rugged Laguna Beach Trails.
Take a Swing at the Batting Cages
You’re never too old to head out to the batting cages! Dust off the old bat and head to Batting Cages.
Go Fly a Kite
In the category of "inexpensive things to do in Laguna Beach", you can always include flying kites. Most people don't normally think of kite-flying as a Laguna Beach activity, but with the great ocean breezes and wide open beach areas, just about anyone can get a kite soaring with ease! You can purchase a kite at Main Beach Toys right next to Main Beach!
Regardless of what Laguna Beach activity you choose to do- Laguna Beach park, Laguna Beach sports, shops, museums, or whatever… you’re going to have a great time! If you’ve found other things to do in Laguna Beach that aren’t on this list! Let me know in the form below & and I’ll get them added!
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La Vida Laguna
La Vida Laguna offers Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle boarding, and surf lessons in the heart of laguna beach with expert tour guides, and instructors. www.lavidalaguna.com …
Ken Auster Appearance at Laguna Beach Books Not rated yet
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Bob Barker Donates to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach Not rated yet
When flooding and mudslides swept through the home of rescued seals and sea lions at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center on Dec 22, 2010- things looked bleak …
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