- 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.
The Winemaker's Shop Columbus MoreLess Info
Professionals teach customers to create and taste their own wine from the basics, like ingredients, process, and equipment
With indoor and outdoor attractions, Magic Mountain is an entertainment center for all ages, and includes bumper boats, mini golf, go-karts, arcade games and batting cages, and the KidsGym Playland for younger visitors..
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4021 Thistlewood Dr, Grove City, OH MoreLess Info
A family entertainment center, Putt N Play features 18 holes of miniature golf along with batting and soccer cages. The center also offers arcade and redemption games, party hosting, a snack bar and a patio dining area.
A 14-screen movie theater, AMC Grove City 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers reserved seating, an IMAX auditorium and a concession area with food and drinks.
AMF Stardust Lanes offers league games as well as open bowling in their 24-lane establishment. There is also a lounge with food, spirits and flat screen televisions tuned to sporting events. Private parties are available upon request.
Offering 8 lanes of bowling, Grove City Lanes features pin setters and wooden lanes from the 1960s. Aside from bowling, the center provides pool tables, video games, food, drinks and sports on a 60' high-definition television screen.
Creekside Park consists of 5-acres of multi-purpose parkland, located along the meandering banks of Big Walnut Creek in Old Gahanna. Visitors can enjoy paddleboat rentals, picnics, strolling the walkways, and even splashing in the creek.
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101 South High St., Gahanna, OH 43230 MoreLess Info
Established in 1965, the Gahanna Historical Society Settlement is a historical location that strives to promote and educate about the history of the local area. The society operates numerous picturesque gardens in addition to maintaining three historical 19th century homes.