- The list below includes 582 free or cheap things to do in or near Hackensack, New Jersey, including 118 different types of inexpensive activities like Military Museums, Bowling, Parks and Malls.
- From Columbus Park to The Shops at Riverside, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hackensack and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island.
Old San Juan Express North Jersey MoreLess Info
Classic Puerto Rican cuisine, including mofongo, empanadas, chicharron, pernil, alcapurrias fritters, and pasteles savory pastries
Named for Fritz Behnke, long-time official historian of Paramus, the Fritz Behnke Historical Museum is devoted to preserving a sense of how life in the area would have been a century ago through replicas and artifacts.
75% 8 votes
299 Murray Hill Parkway, East Rutherford, NJ 07073 MoreLess Info
Offered by a sightseeing tour company with an emphasis on Spanish-language clientele, City Tours - New York Tour is a professionally-guided bus tour of a series of New York City's major attractions.
Hosting a variety of local sports programs, Clifton Community Recreation Center provides fields and other equipment to promote fitness. The center hosts classes for soccer, karate, sewing, bowling and more.
80% 5 votes
Dunkerhook Road, Paramus, NJ 07410 MoreLess Info
With waterfalls, brooks, and trails to explore, Saddle River County Park Dunkerhook Area has 577 acres consisting of 5 individual parks. There are bike paths, tennis grounds, and picnic pavilions within the park.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the pre-Revolutionary War sandstone house that is the focus of the Garretson Forge & Farm. The site is essentially a living museum that follows daily life on a colonial Dutch farm that also has an extensive garden and educational programming.
The Meadowlands Sports Complex is a concert and sports venue that is host to a number of events throughout the year. Live music shows, circus performances, and sporting events are among the performances hosted at the complex.
56% 111 votes
599 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ MoreLess Info
Interactive, hands-on exhibits like a real fire truck and helicopter, a fossil and dinosaur cave, medieval castle, and ballet studio form the base of The New Jersey Children's Museum. Play is encouraged, and special events can be organized at the site.
Opened in 1964, Paramus Municipal Pool features a 50-meter pool with a diving board and a water slide as well as two smaller pools for children. It also provides a snack bar, volleyball courts, a playground and grassy areas.