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 Hover Park to Sandstone Ranch Community Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Longmont and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boulder, Loveland, Broomfield and Westminster.
The campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder offers a scenic drive through its streets lined with art galleries, music schools, museums, bookstores and more, with the beautiful views of the Rockies in the background.
With a few locations including a main branch downtown, Boulder Public Library has an expansive catalog. Along with both fiction and non-fiction books, their collection further includes movies, audio books and music.
An historical part of the Boulder community, the Fox Theater is a popular place for showcasing musical talent. Award winning, this venue has been noted in national publications such as The Rolling Stone.
Mailing Address: 1315 Cascade Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
With Banjo Billy's Bus Tours, visitors can explore the historical and cultural sites of the region on a colorful school bus. Visitors will stop at sites like a haunted hotel, old mining location, and more.
Recommended for intermediate to advanced hikers, Mt. Sanitas Trail offers visitors a scenic dirt trail that leads up the side of the mountain. Visitors are welcome to bring their dogs on the trail if they are leashed.
Flagstaff Mountain offers spectacular views of Boulder. The Flagstaff Summit Nature Center is located at the summit and provides a place for guests to familiarize themselves with wildlife, plants and the history of Boulder Mountain Parks.
With the focus on promoting fitness in the community, Chilson Recreation Center offers visitors an 85,000 square foot facility that hosts over 80 fitness classes. The center has an aquatics facility with a lap pool, hot tubs, and water slides.
At Loveland Museum, one can find a variety of artifacts and interactive displays, including a 3D map complete with mountains and trees, about local and American history. The Museum also comprises of three art galleries which showcase works by a regional and national artists.