- The list below includes 58 free or cheap things to do in or near Howell, Michigan, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Family Fun Center, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From Brighton State Recreation Area to Howell Conference & Nature Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Howell and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ann Arbor, Chelsea, South Lyon and Novi.
Featuring a combination of hills and lakes, the Brighton State Recreation Area offers many amenities and activities for visitors. Visitors can play disc golf, fish, ride horses, hike, hunt, or venture out on the lakes with a rented boat.
75% 4 votes
1005 Triangle Lake Road, Howell, MI 48843 MoreLess Info
As a wildlife rehabilitation center, Howell Conference & Nature Center offers school and camp programs for children to learn about environmental conservation. The facility also has a lodge for retreats and corporate events to take place.
Taylor's Beach Campground is a family campground on Cook Lake with overnight, weekly, monthly, and yearly rentals. The campground offers shuffleboard, horseshoes, volleyball, basketball, natural trails, paddleboats, fishing, and an arcade room.
Organizing paddleboard retreats, Paddle the Mitten SUP Michigan combines the sport of stand up paddleboarding with yoga in its group workshops. Instructors take visitors to Triangle Lake for these lessons.
Family-friendly entertainment and amusement is provided at Castaway Play that offers a large indoor play structure, bounce houses, an extensive laser tag arena, arcade, and on-site cafe. The entertainment complex also has party packages for birthdays.
The latest renovation of Howell Theater has preserved the institution's 87 year historic past. Cinemaphiles will appreciate viewing digital screenings in surround sound of independent and classic films or seeing live entertainment for community events.
Offering community-oriented bowling programs has characterized Striking Lanes operations for 20 years. Activities include: open, league and moonlight bowling; automatic bumpers for children; 40 inch LED screens; arcade games; and a lounge for refreshments.