- The list below includes 500 free or cheap things to do in or near Bethesda, Maryland, including 121 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Hiking Trails.
- From Cabin John Regional Park to Cabin John Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bethesda and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Reston.
77% 239 votes
14039 Catoctin Hollow Road, Thurmont, MD 21788 MoreLess Info
Cunningham Falls State Park features a man-made lake and the Cunningham Falls formed by it as well as the Big Hunting Creek which is one of the state's major trout streams. The park also offers many outdoor activities including boating, fishing, camping and more.
Frivolous Fibers is a store, gallery, class room, and social event space for those who love knitting, crocheting, and stitching. Store events include weekly crochet and knit sessions as well as occasional sheep sheering events.
100% 1 votes
8566 Shepherdstown Pike, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 MoreLess Info
Featuring works from a number of local artists, The Bridge Fine Art & Framing Gallery is an art gallery that contains a variety of creative productions available to view or purchase. The gallery also offers framing services and canvas stretching.
93% 691 votes
213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 MoreLess Info
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is home to a collection of diverse marine artifacts, demonstrations and a variety of small boats including crabbing skiffs, canoes and more. The museum also offers boat rides on Miles River.
In 1879, the screwpile lighthouse was constructed to light the way for boats using Hooper Strait to enter Chesapeake Bay, Tangier Sound, and Deals Island. The lighthouse was moved to its current location where visitors can visitors can climb the sea hatch and tend the lens.
An art gallery showcasing work by more than 50 Virginia area artists, The Fire House Gallery is named for its location, which is in a 1930s era fire house. The gallery maintains a permanent collection, and hosts traveling exhibits.