- The list below includes 448 free or cheap things to do in or near Gaithersburg, Maryland, including 123 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Mini Golf, Movie Theaters and National & State Parks.
- From Seneca Creek State Park to Bohrer Park At Summit Hall Farm, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Gaithersburg and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Frederick.
100% 3 votes
21155 Frederick Road, Germantown, MD 20874 MoreLess Info
Spanning 56 acres, Ridge Road Recreational Park features a variety of amenities. There are various sports fields, tennis and volleyball courts, and an inline hockey rink, as well as an enclosed dog area and picnic facilities.
Adjacent to both the Glenview Mansion and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater, Civic Center Park is spread over 153 acres with a large section of formal gardens. The park also offers outdoor fitness equipment, a nature trail, art in public spaces, a children's playground, and a wildlife sanctuary.
The historic Glenview Mansion is a home built in 1926 that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The mansion sits on 153-acres of land and hosts a number of public and private events during the year.
57% 7 votes
Potomac Woods Plaza, 1071 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, MD 20854 MoreLess Info
Hosting birthday parties for children, The Little Gym of Potomac, MD offers activities from tumbling to parachute games with a trained instructor. The gym provides pizza, ice cream, and cake for the party.
Located on 20 acres, Falls Road Local Park is home to Hadley's Playground, an accessible children's playground with play structures, a rope wall and swings. The park also offers sports fields and courts, a walking path and grassy fields.
17% 23 votes
4501 Olney-Laytonsville Road, Olney, MD 20832 MoreLess Info
Featuring activities such as the Paintball Apocalypse, the Hades Hayride, and the Trail of Terror, Field of Screams Maryland is a multi-haunt venue. The company offers fast passes and also sells food.
Glenstone is an art and architecture museum where everything from the landscaped exterior to the building itself has been carefully designed with an artistic eye. The museum specializes mostly in postwar, postmodern art and sculpture pieces.