- The list below includes 122 free or cheap things to do in or near Columbus, Ohio, including 68 different types of inexpensive activities like Neighborhoods, Parks, Family Fun Center and Movie Theaters.
- From Ohio State University to Short North Arts District, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Columbus and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Westerville, Dublin, Hilliard and Powell.
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201 S Fountain Avenue, Springfield, OH 45506 MoreLess Info
Springfieldâ€™s Clark County Public Library features an extensive collection of books and other printed materials, as well as access to a number of databases and electronic resources. The library hosts a wide array of special events, as well.
Great Seal State Park covers roughly 1,862 acres of land in the heart of the famous rugged mountains that are found on the Great Seal of the State of Ohio. Guests can enjoy horseback riding, hiking, Native American history, mountain biking, and picnicking.
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Adjacent to the Historic First Capital District, Chillicothe, OH MoreLess Info
Adjacent to the historic First Capital District, Yoctangee Park spans 48 acres in total. Primary features for guests include tennis courts, softball fields, shelter houses, restroom facilities, and picnic areas along with the restored 1882 Municipal Water Plant.
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PO Box 1613, Chillicothe, OH 45601 MoreLess Info
As an arts education center, The Pump House Center for the Arts hosts a variety of community events that include art exhibitions and receptions. The center has a gift shop with art prints, ceramics, and handmade Zimbabwe baskets.
Old Man's Cave is a massive natural park with over 25 miles of hiking trails. It contains countless caves, waterfalls, rock formations and species of wildlife, and provides numerous campsites, picnic areas and rentable cabins.
Detailing the region's past involvement with the development of the telephone, James M. Thomas Telephone Museum showcases artifacts, photographs, and memorabilia in its displays. The museum has a special exhibit on Alexander Graham Bell.