- The list below includes 73 free or cheap things to do in or near Elkhart, Indiana, including 63 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Parks, Laser Tag and Movie Theaters.
- From Elkhart River, Island Park- Riverwalk to Simonton Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Elkhart and in nearby cities within 25 miles like South Bend, Mishawaka, Shipshewana and Goshen.
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Billy Evanochko picks up his Strat to pay tribute to the pioneering Texas blues-rock of Stevie Ray Vaughn in a set of classics
Simonton Lake is one of the most popular fishing sites in the entire state. Visitors can enjoy boating, hiking along a number of trails that run next to the lake, swimming, and fishing of bluegill, walleye, and largemouth bass.
Walker Park is a public park facility commonly visited among those who enjoy spending time in nature. Amenities that the park offers include a walking trail, picnic area, playground structure, and multi-purpose sports field.
Built in 1910 in the Beaux Arts style, the Ruthmere Mansion served as a place of social, political and business gatherings until the death of its owners. It is included in the National Register of Historic Places since 1978.
Maintained by volunteers, Wellfield Botanic Gardens offers visitors over 20 gardens to walk through that are filled with wildflowers, art sculptures, and paths. It has a Japanese garden with a pond, waterfall, and benches to meditate at.
Midwest Museum of American Art is housed in a classical bank-style building in the center of downtown Elkhart, Indiana. It showcases a permanent collection of more than 6000 pieces of 19th and 20th century American art.
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A museum devoted to pop culture superhero history, the Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum features a collection of toys, props, and other artifacts relating to superheroes. One notable item is Adam West's original Batman costume from the TV series.
Known by the local lake residents as simply Pete's, Pete's Simonton Lake Tavern is a family owned restaurant-bar offering lunch and dinner. There is also outdoor seating, weather permitting, and occasional live entertainment.