- The list below includes 659 free or cheap things to do in or near Arlington, Massachusetts, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Children's Play Area, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From Robbins Farm Park to Menotomy Rocks Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Arlington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Salem.
Offering fantastic views of the Boston Skyline and surrounding areas, Robbins Farm Park is the venue for many special events and festivals in the Arlington community. This includes theatrical performances, musical concerts, dances and holiday celebrations.
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Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast, Menotomy Rocks Park provides for an array of recreational activities. A picturesque park with wooded trails, it is ideal for fishing, walking, hiking and wildlife/bird watching.
A community gathering spot, Spy Pond Park is an ideal place for bird watching and water sports such as canoeing or kayaking. With a walking trail, picnic area and playground, it is also frequented by families with young children.
Designed as a safe, fun place for dogs, Thorndike Field Dog Park provides ample space for running, jumping and playing. It also offers pet-friendly drinking fountains, obstacle courses and comfortable seating for pet owners.
Lussiano Park features a playground with large climbing structures, suspension bridge, sandbox, basketball courts, picnic tables and a large water spray park. Fountains, puddles, and water control buttons help kids of all ages cool off.
A spacious outdoor recreational space in Arlington, McClennen Park offers a large playground with equipment suitable for both young and older children. There are also both soccer and baseball fields for the community to enjoy.
Life-size art is Cyrus Dallin Art Museum's specialty. The large sculptures of Native Americans, women, animals, and key members of America's history will bring history back to life right in front of you.