- The list below includes 120 free or cheap things to do in or near Aurora, Ohio, including 88 different types of inexpensive activities like Dog Park, Movie Theaters, Art Gallery and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Sunny Lake Park to Tails & Trails Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Aurora and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Akron, Cleveland, Peninsula and Cuyahoga Falls.
Featuring a 68-acre fishing lake, Sunny Lake Park provides pavilions with tables and grills, baseball fields, a playground and a dog park. Visitors can play volleyball and horseshoes or walk along nature trails and see the memorial tree garden.
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Sunny Lake Dog Park, 798 E Mennonite Road, Aurora, OH 44202 MoreLess Info
Tails & Trails Dog Park is a dog park that features separate leash free areas for both large dogs and small dogs to socialize and run freely. The park has benches for owners to relax while the dogs play.
A 44 acre property Moebius Nature Center promotes the enjoyment, respect and preservation of nature through educational programs. Some of their activities include wildlife hikes, gardening instruction, food sampling and animal observation.
Visitors to the municipal Harmon Flying Field are always welcomed by the Aurora R/C Flying Aces and the Mantua Township Missile Agency clubs who operate in the radio controlled enthusiast's park. Weekend family friendly activities are hosted regularly.
A 10-screen movie theater, Cinemark 10 Aurora displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater provides stadium seating, arcade games, independent films and a concession area with food and drinks.
Dedicated to preserving the history of the region, Aurora Historical Society hosts a variety of exhibits displaying local artifacts. The society runs tours of the Tanner House, a house built by early settlers in the 1800s.
Officially opened to the public in 2007, the Bow Wow Beach Dog Park is situated directly on a sandy beach along the waterfront of a three acre lake. Other facilities at the nearly eight acre fenced-in park include waste deposit stations, dog washing stations, and separate areas for small dogs.
For over 36 years, the Stow Silver Springs Park and Campground has served both locals and visitors with 27 individual campsites. The site also offers amenities like picnic tables, a fire ring, adjustable grills, and electrical hookups.
Larry's Riding Stables Inc is owned and operated as the largest boarding and instructional facility in the same location for over 45 years. It is home to 200 horses, some which are used for lessons, leasing purposes, camps and parties.