- The list below includes 46 free or cheap things to do in or near Janesville, Wisconsin, including 69 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Playgrounds, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- From CAMDEN Playground to Palmer Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Janesville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Beloit, Fort Atkinson, Delavan and Loves Park.
Located within Palmer Park, CAMDEN Playground features a large, wooded, castle-themed structure with bridges, towers, slides and swings. The surrounding park area can be used for sports, hiking along nature trails, picnics and wading in the pool.
Covering 164 acres, Palmer Park offers scenic views and outdoor space for city dwellers. Recreational opportunities include sand volleyball, tennis, softball, hiking, sledding, and pet training with a castle playground and wading pool for children.
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426 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI 53548 MoreLess Info
This museum is housed in the Stanley Dexter Tallman prairie style house from 1912, made famous for Abraham Lincoln spending 2 nights there. The Lincoln Tallman House ticketing and visitors center reside here. Tours take about an hour and a half and there is no food or beverages for purchase.
Rivers Edge Bowl offers 24 lanes of bowling with electronic scoring. The alley offers open bowling, glow bowling, tournament play, and league play. The facility also hosts birthday parties, group gatherings, and special events.
Owned and operated by the City of Janesville, the Janesville Ice Arena hosts the Janesville Jets, a hockey team. The rink also hosts youth and adult hockey leagues, figure skating, public skating, and special events.