- The list below includes 174 free or cheap things to do in or near Glendale, Arizona, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Bowling and Farms & Ranches.
- From Sahuaro Ranch Park to Thunderbird Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Glendale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale and Peoria.
74% 3846 votes
4650 North Mammoth Mine Rd, Apache Junction, AZ 85219 MoreLess Info
An old mining town which has been renovated in order to welcome tourists, the Goldfield Ghost Town has an historic museum, mines, a saloon, a mystery shack, and other attractions. Wild West gunfights are organized each weekend.
4650 N. Mammoth Mine Road, Apache Junction, AZ 85119 MoreLess Info
Superstition Zip line offers thrill-seekers the chance to travel across the Superstition mountain range at a speed of 30 miles per hour. The attraction is located within the Goldfield Ghost Town, which was once a mining town.
100% 2 votes
Goldfield Ghost Town, 4650 N Mammoth Mine Road, Apache Junction, AZ 85119 MoreLess Info
Lu Lu's Bordello Museum & Gift Shop is located in a historic building that used to be a brothel. Visitors can take a guided tour of the period rooms while the guide explains the hidden history of a historic bordello.
100% 1 votes
4909 E Mining Camp Street, Apache Junction, AZ 85119 MoreLess Info
One Vision Photography is a collection of images by Timm Chapman that includes landscape photos, pictures of landmarks, wildlife photographs, and travel photos. The gallery has a new images section and a panorama segment.
97% 1468 votes
5 miles ne of Apache Junction off State Route 88, Apache Junction, AZ 85219 MoreLess Info
Lost Dutchman State Park has plenty of amenities and programs which can make a day busy for the entire family. It has camping sites, including for RVs, picnic areas and shelters, and 6 trails totaling more than 9 miles, among others.
100% 24 votes
6109 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ 85219 MoreLess Info
Taking visitors up 3000 feet of elevation, Siphon Draw Trail inc. Flatiron, Superstition Mountain is an intermediate hike with a variety of rock formations. The trial ends at the top of the mountain, providing panoramic views of the surrounding desert.
90% 120 votes
6533 West Phillips Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142 MoreLess Info
San Tan Mountain Regional Park covers over 10,000 acres and has an elevation of over 2,500 feet. Besides the trails and the views outdoor, the visitor center has an educational exposition concerning the area and the wildlife found in it.
Schnepf Farms covers 5,000 acres and, besides the fruits and the vegetables shipped across the entire country, it is also the host of annual festivals, such as the Peach Festival – this is the largest organic peach farm in the state. The Farmhouse can be rented for special occasions.
87% 394 votes
25062 South Meridian Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85242 MoreLess Info
Among Arizona's top food destination is the Queen Creek Olive Mill whose name is synonymous with Agri-tourism and sustainable enjoyment. It showcases an olive farm, mill, a wide variety of gourmet olive products for sale and a restaurant.