- The list below includes 334 free or cheap things to do in or near Cranston, Rhode Island, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Bike Paths, Hiking Trails and Family Fun Center.
- From Pawtuxet Village to Village Playground, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cranston and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport, Providence, Fall River and Warwick.
The site where Rhode Island patriots took military action against the British in 1772, Pawtuxet Village, has preserved the history and charm of yesteryear. With dozens of historic sites and homes within walking distance, bring your family today and experience the history.
Kids are free to be kids at the gated Pawtuxet Village Playground. Newly renovated, the playground features slides, swings, spinning seats, a climbing wall, play fire truck, and a boat. Shaded picnic tables help parents relax while their children play.
Built as a small family homestead in the late 18th century, Governor Sprague Mansion, was upgraded to the elegant home it is today in 1864. Believed to be haunted, the mansion is available for tours or hosting events.
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1000 New London Ave., Cranston, RI MoreLess Info
For a memorable day of family fun, visit the award-winning Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment. Featuring 2 mini-golf courses, a par-3 course, batting cages, driving range, and available lessons, visit today.
The Park Theatre is a state of the art multipurpose performing arts center that re-opened in 2009 after closing in 2002 after 8 decades of operation. The theatre features a variety of events including theatrical performances, concerts, opera, and movies.
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900 Phenix Avenue, Cranston, RI 2921 MoreLess Info
At Cranston Veteran's Memorial Ice Rink, visitors can join others on an indoor rink during public skating hours. The rink also hosts public hockey sessions for all ages, as well as stick and puck hours for hockey players.