Free & Cheap Things to Do in Longmont, CO

TripBuzz found 95 free or cheap things to do in or near Longmont, Colorado. From Trail Ridge Road to Denver Zoo, Longmont offers a variety of inexpensive things to do in the area - including 50 budget-friendly activities and attractions nearby with ratings over 90%.

There are 59 different types of inexpensive things to do and see in or near Longmont, CO. The most popular types of cheap activities and places to visit include: Hiking, Landmarks, Random Fun and History Museums.

The attractions in the list below have an average rating of 85%, based on 17,777 total reviews from users of TripBuzz and other popular sites across the web.

There is 1 cheap thing to do within the city of Longmont, and 21 cheap things to do in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Boulder, Fort Collins, Loveland and Allenspark.

Longmont, CO

Highlights
  • Outdoors - 34 Cheap Activities
  • Sights & Landmarks - 27 Cheap Activities
  • Museums & Galleries - 24 Cheap Activities
  • Active & Adventure - 21 Cheap Activities

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Arapaho National Forest
31
27.0 Miles

Arapaho National Forest

2150 Centre AVenue, Building E, Fort Collins, CO 80526
Hiking Areas, Hiking, Camping, Forests
Encompassing over 1 million acres of pristine forest and grasslands, Arapaho National Forest, is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. Recreation activities include camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, water sports activities and more.

Rating

91%
11 Votes
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Annual Flower Trial Garden
32
27.8 Miles

Annual Flower Trial Garden

1401 Remington Street, Fort Collins, CO 80525
Gardens
Flower Trial Garden is a local horticulture facility which focusses on the cultivation and growth patterns of a wide variety of plants in the environment of the Rocky Mountains. The gardens are open to public for self-guided tours.

Rating

100%
54 Votes
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Colorado Railroad Museum
33
27.8 Miles

Colorado Railroad Museum

17155 W. 44th Ave., Golden, CO 80402
Museums
Established in 1959, the Colorado Railroad museum owns a collection of narrow gauge locomotives including vintage engines, coaches and cabooses. The museum also features a model railroad, a roundhouse restoration facility with a working turntable and offers scenic train rides.

Rating

91%
270 Votes
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Centennial Village Museum
34
28.0 Miles

Centennial Village Museum

1475 A St. at N. 14th Ave., Greeley, CO
Historic Sites
Centennial Village Museum is a local historic village complete with old building structures and gardens with the guides dressed in period costumes and offering informative insights about the local history.

Rating

100%
7 Votes
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Golden Gate Canyon State Park
35
28.5 Miles

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

3873 Highway 46, Golden, CO 80403
Hiking Areas, Hiking, Snow-shoeing, National & State Parks
Golden Gate Canyon State Park was established in 1960 and is home to a variety of wetland and riperian plant species, multiple forrested picnic areas, campsites, small creeks and ponds as well as a number of hiking and biking trails.

Rating

96%
144 Votes
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Trail Ridge Road
36
28.7 Miles

Trail Ridge Road

Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO
Scenic Drives
Trail Ridge Road, also called the Beaver Meadow National Scenic Byway, is the highest continuous paved road in the country and offers a scenic drive through the Rocky Mountain National Park.

Rating

99%
1766 Votes
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Fort Fun
37
28.7 Miles

Fort Fun

1513 E. Mulberry, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Random Fun
Whether you are looking to entertain your kids for just a few hours or all day long, Fort Fun is the place to visit. Featuring Go-Karts, Bumper Cars, arcade games, batting cages and more, your kids will have a day to remember.

Rating

57%
28 Votes
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Cherry Creek Bike Path
38
28.9 Miles

Cherry Creek Bike Path

2200 15th St (Confluence Park access point), Denver, CO 80202
Hiking Areas, Running & Jogging, National & State Parks, Biking
When you want to see the sights of Denver without dealing with traffic, hop onto your bicycle and ride the Cherry Creek BikePath. This paved trail follows almost 15-miles along the creek through the city.

Rating

89%
109 Votes
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Fort Collins Museum
39
28.9 Miles

Fort Collins Museum

200 Mathews St, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Museums, Specialty Museums, History Museums
Now called the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, visitors will be enthralled with the unique combination of science and history creating a unique learning experience. See an Ice Age era Bison, watch a presentation in the 360-degree theater or visit the music and sound lab.

Rating

33%
6 Votes
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Downtown Aquarium
40
29.0 Miles

Downtown Aquarium

700 Water Street, Denver, CO 80211
Hiking Areas, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Architectural Buildings, Aquariums
Initially known as Colorado's Ocean Journey, Downtown Aquarium now, is a local aquarium and restaurant which features a range of interactive exhibits such as the horseshoe crab tough tank, the stingray touch and feed tank and many different ecosystems.

Rating

66%
839 Votes
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