- The list below includes 162 free or cheap things to do in or near DeLand, Florida, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Fishing, Playgrounds and Art Museum.
- From Hontoon Island State Park to Stetson University, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in DeLand and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Daytona Beach, Sanford, Port Orange and Ormond Beach.
Situated along the Norris Dead River, the Highland Park Fish Camp offers 30 acres of untamed wilderness to showcase the historic central Florida before it was developed. Both camping and fishing are extremely popular in the area.
Owned and operated by lifelong Florida resident Jack Ferrell, Tour Guide Florida offers personalized tours of Daytona Beach, DeLand and surrounding areas. All tours must be reserved in advance and are limited to individuals, families and small groups.
Working to preserve the local heritage, DeLand Naval Air Station Museum houses a growing collection of history. From medals and regalia to larger ongoing restoration projects, a tour will take visitors on a nostalgic journey.
The Lighthouse Children's Museum is a nonprofit children's museum for kids of all ages. It is an interactive learning facility where kids participate in programs and exhibits that promote family enrichment and education through play and imagination.
Located in a turn-of-the-century neoclassical building, the DeLand House Museum features large collections of period photographs, artifacts, furniture, and other curiosities. It hosts frequent cultural and educational events for the community.
100% 8 votes
595 East International Speedway Blvd., DeLand, FL MoreLess Info
Sunshine Bowling Center offers 28 USBC-certified bowling lanes. They host league play, birthday parties, tournaments, and youth bowling, and they offer a rewards program. They also feature a sports bar on the premises.
An Earth sciences museum run by Stetson University, the Gillespie Museum of Minerals features a collection of over 20,000 mineral, rock and fossil specimens. Visitors can see exhibits on native Florida ecosystems, mining, fluorescent rocks, geology and birthstones.
Offering a small but treasured collection, the African-American Museum of Arts makes its home in DeLand. Frequently changing, its exhibits include artwork by past and present artists, along with artifacts from the continent of Africa.