- The list below includes 660 free or cheap things to do in or near Cambridge, Massachusetts, including 111 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bike Paths, Colleges & Universities and Specialty Museums.
- From Mt. Auburn Cemetery to Charles River, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cambridge and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Salem and Beverly.
Rhode Island's Warwick Neck Lighthouse is the focal point of coastal Warwick. Its first iteration was a scaffold-and-lantern system erected during the Revolutionary War. This lighthouse remains in operation to this day.
Charmingfare Farm houses a zoo with agricultural animals and North American wildlife, including black bears, wildcats and reindeer. Explore the grounds on a horse-drawn hay or carriage ride, or a winter sleigh ride, learn about farm life at the Dairy Discovery Barn, or hike the site with a llama companion.
Rhode Island's Oakland Beach is located in Warwick. This saltwater beach sits on Greenwich Bay and connects to Narrangansett Bay. Beach features several convenient small-craft launching docks. It is most popular in warm weather, but is open throughout the year.
Located in Bristol, Rhode Island along the Narragansett Bay, the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America's Cup Hall of Fame outlines the history of the America's Cup competition through its maritime displays. A sailing school is also featured at the site.
Yachting aficionados must plan a visit to Herreshoff Marine Museum and marvel at the collection of fine sailing vessels and America's Cup history and memorabilia. Open since 1971, the museum now displays over 60 boats.
Known as downtown Warwick or central Warwick is the Apponaug Village. The village consists of a police and fire headquarters, public library, a museum, a post office and other various municipal buildings, making it a bustling area in the city of Warwick.
The Warwick Museum of Art features an art gallery with six-to-eight week rotating exhibits and a stage for theatrical performances. The location also hosts children's camps and art classes for those who wish to improve their skills.
Sturbridge's Hayloft Steppers is a square dance club that features a floating floor, a wooden surface supported by cushioning to make it easy on dancers' feet. The club also offers square dance lessons, and is available for rent for events.