- The list below includes 253 free or cheap things to do in or near Annapolis, Maryland, including 111 different types of inexpensive activities like Colleges & Universities, National & State Parks, Parks and Landmarks.
- From U.S. Naval Academy to Quiet Waters Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Annapolis and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Baltimore, Laurel, Pasadena and Glen Burnie.
A movie theater with an IMAX auditorium, AMC Potomac Mills 18 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.
Farm life of the past is put on display at the Heritage Farm Museum through several exhibits. The main displays include the interactive children's farm exhibits, the workhorse museum, and an interactive farm kitchen.
Potomac Mills is Virginia’s largest outlet mall, and a destination in itself. The mall includes over 200 shopping stores, an I-MAX theater, many restaurants, and it is located immediately off the highway for convenience.
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46105 Loudoun Park Ln, Sterling, VA 20164 MoreLess Info
In addition to the historic Lanesville Ordinary & Post Office, the Claude Moore Park Recreation Center features several outdoor activities. The park has eleven miles of hiking trails, picnic pavilions, two fishing ponds, and live animal displays at the Vestal's Gap Visitor Center.
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21544 Old Vestal's Gap Rd., Sterling, VA 20164 MoreLess Info
Located in eastern Loudoun County is Virginia's Claude Moore Park and Lanesville Heritage Area. The park features eleven miles of hiking trails, picnic pavilions and fishing ponds while the heritage center features a historic schoolhouse and sportsplex.
The oldest house remaining in Prince William County, Woodbridge's' Rippon Lodge Historic Site is a popular tourist destination. The lodge was originally a tobacco plantation and is now a home museum open to the public for tours of the house and grounds.
Artist owned and operated, Off Track Art Gallery is a gallery that showcases fine art and hand-made gifts. The gallery features jewelry, decorative items, and artwork in various media, and hosts special events.
Spacious Arrowbrook Park was designed for community events as well as outdoor recreational activities. The facility houses a picnic area, playground, synthetic turf field, and courts for basketball, tennis and bocce ball.