- The list below includes 63 free or cheap things to do in or near Greeley, Colorado, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, History Museums, Swimming Pool and Bowling.
- From Poudre River Trail to Pawnee National Grasslands, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Greeley and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Fort Collins, Loveland, Longmont and Silverton.
Poudre River Trail is a paved path stretching between Cache la Poudre river and Windsor, Colorado, and can be travelled both on foot and bike. The trail also contains multiple signs informing people about the historcial significance of the place.
A great place for photographers, the Pawnee National Grasslands is a 193,060-acre of land that is famous for its bird watching sites and hiking trails. The Pawnee National Grassland is famous for the Chalk Bluffs which is a rock formation that is a favorite nesting site for eagles.
Greeley Freight Station Musuem is a local establishment housing hundreds of different historic railroad artifacts including switches and an authentic wooden caboose. The major attraction here is the fully-functional miniature railroad complete with mountains and trees.
Built inside the restored historic structure of Kress Building, Kress Cinema & Lounge is an independent theater whose shows include both mainstream and alternative content. The theater also houses a full bar and a kitchen allowing visitors to enjoy a meal while watching a movie.
Housed in Beaux-Arts style gallery building, this site contains exhibits on bicycles, the formation of Union Colony, and Horace Greeley's presidential campaign. The Greeley History Museum also contains a research center.
Centennial Village Museum is a local historic village complete with old building structures and gardens with the guides dressed in period costumes and offering informative insights about the local history.
Open for guided tours only, the Antique Washing Machine Museum contains over 1,408 antique washing machines, holding the Guinness World Record. The collection includes washing machines that are hand-powered, motor-driven and electric as well as other household appliances.