- The list below includes 135 free or cheap things to do in or near Longmont, Colorado, including 94 different types of inexpensive activities like Breweries, Parks, Recreation Centers and Bowling.
- From St. Vrain State Park to Hover Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Longmont and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boulder, Loveland, Broomfield and Westminster.
St. Vrain State Park is a family-friendly outdoor destination that educates those who visit. The park features a friendly staff who helps visitors learn about the local wildlife, and the park is a popular spot for photography, bird watching and sight-seeing.
Located on 10 acres of residential land, Hover Park is a public park offering a number of recreational amenities for visitors to enjoy. These amenities include basketball courts, volleyball nets, picnic areas, and a large playground structure.
Sandstone Ranch Community Park is a publicly-managed park area that features multiple ball fields and a pavilion and picnic area available for rent. The park also offers fishing, a skate park area, and has public wi-fi available.
With four ponds to fish at, Golden Ponds Park & Nature Area provides the community with a recreational area for outdoor activities like hiking, picnics, and more. The park is home to several species of bird, including blue herons.
Left Hand Brewing Company is a local venue for socializing with new people over a beer which is available here in good qunatity and multiple varieties. The Company also hosts a number of local events such as concerts and festivals.
Permanent exhibits at Longmont Museum include the Interactive Gallery which offers many hands-on activities for kids, a pocket exhibit about space exploration and a gallery which features works by regional and national artists. The Cultural Center nearby houses waterslides and pools.