Free & Cheap Things to Do in Irving, TX

  • The list below includes 378 free or cheap things to do in or near Irving, Texas, including 97 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Recreation Centers, Bike Paths and Arts Centers.
  • From Birds Fort Trail Park to Sam Houston Trail Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Irving and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano and Arlington.
  • The list below includes 378 free or cheap things to do in or near Irving, Texas, including 97 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Recreation Centers, Bike Paths and Arts Centers.
  • From Birds Fort Trail Park to Sam Houston Trail Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Irving and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano and Arlington.
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0.0 Miles
Customers can choose from a variety of exciting escape rooms, search for hidden clues and solve cryptic puzzles
4.7 Miles
100% 8 votes
National & State Parks 5756 Riverside Drive, Irving, TX 75039 MoreLess Info
Situated on 58 acres, Birds Fort Trail Park is named for an old wagon trail used by Major Jonathan Bird upon completion of Fort Bird. It offers a walking and biking trail, picnic areas, pavilions and shelters overlooking Trinity River.
7.0 Miles
100% 1 votes
Bike Paths 825 W Irving Blvd, Irving, TX 75039 MoreLess Info
The Sam Houston Trail Park is part of the larger Campion trail system and follows portions of the Elm Fork of the Trinity River. Biking, walking, running, rollerblading, and other non-motorized modes of transport are allowed on the trail.
3.9 Miles
78% 300 votes
Monuments 5205 North O'Connor Road, Irving, TX 75039 MoreLess Info
The Mustangs of Las Colinas is a very prominent statue in Irving and the surrounding region. The horse monument pictures several horses in the middle of wild movements which are positioned over a shallow pool of water with aquatic effects around the hooves of the horses.
7.8 Miles
98% 45 votes
Observation Decks 1700 North Airfield Drive, Irving, TX 75261 MoreLess Info
A favorite spot for aviation enthusiasts, families and employees of the DFW International Airport is the Founder's Plaza Observation Area. The area offers a prime viewing area for watching aircraft arrive and take off from the airport.
5.1 Miles
95% 129 votes
Specialty Museums 1329 W. Walnut Hill Lane, Irving, TX 75038 MoreLess Info
A great deal of Boy Scout history is put on display at the National Scouting Museum. The additional meeting rooms at the site also serve as special spaces for Boy Scout workshops and celebrations.
2.6 Miles
68% 77 votes
Arts Centers 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd #300, Irving, TX MoreLess Info
Entertainment options at the Irving Arts Center vary greatly. The site features several exhibits including a sculpture garden, live theater performances, and art courses are held for both youth and family.
0.4 Miles
95% 21 votes
History Museums 801 W. Irving Blvd., Irving, TX MoreLess Info
The Ruth Paine House Museum offers visitors the chance to learn about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in a home that has been restored to its previous 1963-esque appearance. Lee Harvey Oswald was said to have stated in this house the night before he shot the President.
14.5 Miles
95% 22 votes
Paddleboarding 113 E. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, TX 75039 MoreLess Info
Stand Up Paddle North Texas is home to a relaxing and fun activity that newbies and veterans alike can enjoy. Guests can join meet-ups, take lessons, or just rent some equipment for a couple hours on the water.
0.6 Miles
100% 1 votes
Recreation Centers 901 Senter Road, Irving, TX 75060 MoreLess Info
The Senter Park Recreation Center is a recreational facility that includes a game room, a fitness room, a swimming pool, tennis courts, and walking trails. The trails can be used for hiking, mountain biking, and running.
0.7 Miles
100% 2 votes
Skate Parks 909 N O'Connor Road, Irving, TX 75061 MoreLess Info
Located within Lively Park, the Lively Skate Park is a popular location among those who love skateboarding and in-line skating. In addition to ramps and rails, the park also features numerous shade structures and bleacher seating.
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