- The list below includes 627 free or cheap things to do in or near Hoboken, New Jersey, including 118 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Dog Park, Playgrounds and Movie Theaters.
- From Pier C Park to Frank Sinatra Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hoboken and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn.
Belmar Beach stretches 1.3 miles across New Jersey's coastline. The beach offers several beach playgrounds for children as well as a boardwalk and public restrooms. Available activities include boogie boarding, kayaking, surfing, volleyball, jogging, and picnicking.
For fishing in the waters off New Jersey, Tropical Adventure offers both regularly scheduled fishing trips and private charters. The charter's two boats offer deep sea fishing for striped bass, bluefish, cod and even tuna.
Warwick's Strazza Art Gallery features a variety of works of original art in various media, all created by local and regional artists. The gallery includes paintings and photographs, many of which are by John and Lisa Strazza, the gallery owners.
With skate sessions available for the public, SoNo Ice House has an ice rink and training facility for hockey and figure skating. The studio rink hosts clinics and private lessons to help visitors improve their hockey stick handling skills.
The historic iron making village with a museum and preserved buildings form the basis for the Allaire State Park. There are also outdoor park-related activities for visitors, including biking, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and camping.
Known for their modern sports bar, AMF Commack Vet Lanes offers much more than bowling. The impressive bowling alley offers 40 lanes, while the on-site bar offers a full kitchen and multiple flat screen TVs for sports viewing.