- 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.
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10215 S. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85040 MoreLess Info
For the family-friendly trail ride experience of a lifetime, visit Arizona Horses (Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables) and leave the rest to their guides and Mother Nature. Visitors can also choose their sumptuous steak dinner trail ride at sunset.
Built by a dying father as a tribute to his daughter, Mystery Castle, is a three story structure replete with unique architectural techniques and native stones. Completed in 1945, the castle features many southwestern antiques, thirteen fireplaces and parapets.
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Papago Park, Tempe, AZ 85281 MoreLess Info
Within the Arizona Historical Society Museum - Marley Center are exhibits which focus on the changing history of the state through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Specifically, the museum covers the lives of the people who helped make the changes possible.
Home to the Oakland A's, the Phoenix Municipal Stadium is a great way to spend an afternoon outdoors during Spring Training season. The stadium is conveniently located near hotels that offer shuttles to the stadium for visitors.
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4725 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050 MoreLess Info
The Musical Instrument Museum has collections from all around the world, exhibited in its 4 galleries: the Geographical Gallery, the Mechanical Musical Gallery, the Artist Gallery, and the children's Experience Gallery.
Papago Park contains an archery range, 1.7 mile exercise course, fishing lagoons, orienteering course, Oakland A's minor league ball field, 8,000 seat spring training facility for the Oakland A's, four softball diamonds, the Desert Botanical Garden, Hall of Flame, Papago Golf Course. The park also houses the Ph…
86% 271 votes
6820 E 5th Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 MoreLess Info
Stand-up, Scottsdale! Comedy Club features both local and nationally known stand-up comedians. The comedy club also offers a one-page menu with snacks, sandwiches, sliders and burgers and is available to host private events and parties.
92% 331 votes
7014-590 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 MoreLess Info
For premier shopping, dining and entertainment in Arizona, visit Scottsdale's Fashion Square Mall. The mall features multiple levels of high-end stores including Burberry, Tiffany and Co. and Hugo Boss.