- The list below includes 70 free or cheap things to do in or near Gretna, Nebraska, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Farms & Ranches, Religious Buildings, Parks and Movie Theaters.
- From Holy Family Shrine to Vala's Pumpkin Patch, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Gretna and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Omaha, Council Bluffs, Papillion and Bellevue.
The Holy Family Shrine is a chapel and visitor's centre notable for its architecture. The chapel is a glass-walled wooden structure with two streams flowing through, and views of the surrounding grasslands and Platte Valley.
Vala's Pumpkin Patch is a family-friendly attraction located on a working farm. With 50 activities for all ages, take a train or hayrack ride, watch a pig race or air cannon show, jump on giant bouncy pillows, and visit the pumpkin patch.
Chalco Hills Recreation Area covers almost 1,200 acres of parklands near Omaha, Nebraska. Visitors to the park can enjoy biking or hiking the well maintained trails, swim in the reservoir, or relax with a picnic lunch.
Lose yourself in more than 60,000 square feet of fun, food, and entertainment at The Amazing Pizza Machine. Attractions include Go-Karts, bumper cars, bowling, and more than 150 arcade games, plus a 100 item buffet.
Located in Ashland, Nebraska, the Eugene T. Mahoney State Park is a camping ground par excellence. The park offers several levels of amenities; some campsites have electrical connections and fire pits, while others are simply plots of land. All campers must reserve a campsite online or via telephone.
Defy Gravity USA is a trampoline park featuring wall to wall trampoline rooms. Defy Gravity offers free jump and dodge ball sessions as well as a fitness program. Club explosion sessions are also available with prismatic lightning and pounding music.
Named for the father of a local astronaut, Jack Anderson Ball Park is a sports complex located nearby Salt Creek. The park provides lighted baseball and softball fields, bleachers, a concession area and picnic tables.
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Situated on 450 acres, Walnut Creek Lake & Recreation Area features a 105-acre reservoir with access for fishing and boating. It provides trails suitable for hiking, biking and horseback riding, RV and tent campsites and picnic areas.