The list below includes 253 free or cheap things to do in or near Boca Raton, Florida, including 82 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Children's Museums and National & State Parks.
Located in Boca Raton, Florida, the Sugar Sand Park is a public complex that includes a science museum for children, an indoor gym and plenty of verdant exterior space. The park is available for birthday party rentals and is a popular outdoor sports venue.
Boca Raton's Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is an aquarium and research facility dedicated to coastal and shallow marine ecosystems. The Center is open seven days a week. Admission is free, with a suggested $5 donation per adult.
With plenty of picnic areas and fire rings, Red Reef Park is also popular among surf fishing enthusiasts. Swimming is also allowed. The trails are preferred by bird watchers, since in here can be spotted many web-footed birds.
Encompassing 11-acres with 850-feet of oceanfront beach, South Inlet Park Beach, is an inviting place to spend a sunny day with your family. The park features a fishing area, picnic pavilions and even a playground for the little ones to enjoy.
Located in the larger Mizner City Park, the Mizner Bark Dog Park is separated according to the dog's size. The large grassy areas allow for off-leash play, and there are several benches in shaded areas for dog owners.
Boca Raton's Patch Reef Park spans 55 acres, and offers a wide array of recreation activities. The park has baseball, soccer, and football fields, basketball and tennis courts, a playground, and covered picnic areas.
The Daggerwing Nature Center provides interactive and educational programs to nature-lovers of all ages. The center features a 3,000 square foot exhibit hall, raised boardwalk for swamp viewing, live animals, lab and classroom facilities.
Located in Boca Raton, the Spanish River Paddle Company is an outdoor excursion provider specializing in stand-up paddleboarding trips. Clients may choose a daytime, sunrise, sunset or moonlight tour. Boards and safety equipment are provided.
Living Room Theaters is comprised from several theaters with very low seating capacity – from 40 to 60 seats. The intimacy and the variety of beverages, especially wines, make this place worth the while.