Free things to do on an El Monte vacation
While El Monte isn't the most popular tourist destination in California, it has a rich history rooted in Spanish colonization and the Civil War as well as a thriving arts and entertainment community. Whether you're taking an adults-only excursion or a family vacation, there's plenty to do on your visit - tour the museums, take in some country music at one of the many venues or simply enjoy the sweeping Western landscapes. No matter what you choose to do, be sure to save some money during your stay with Thrifty Car Rental's El Monte deals on a variety of El Monte rental cars, not to mention these free activities:
Spend an afternoon at Zamora Park
Get out of your El Monte car rental and step out onto the lush landscape of Zamora Park. It rests on more than 5 acres and comes with a whole host of amenities to keep you and your family entertained and happy. For instance, the park's community center houses an auditorium that hosts special events, meeting rooms where educational sessions are held and a small kitchen. Pack a meal and maybe a nice bottle of wine for the trip - there's a shaded gathering area and plenty of picnic tables where you can lay out your spread. Feel free to dip your toe in the wading pool while the kids frolic in the playground.
Have a blast at Liberty Skate Park
Drive your El Monte car rental about 30 minutes south until you reach the Liberty Skate Park, located on Monroe Street in Westminster. This free park has ramps and open spaces that are ideal for skaters of all skill levels - even the young beginners. The park, which closes at dusk, also has opportunities for skateboarding. Be sure to bring along helmets as well as knee and elbow pads, which are required.