- The list below includes 267 free or cheap things to do in or near Milford, Connecticut, including 119 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Skating Rinks, Bowling and Mini Golf.
- From Silver Sands State Park to Walnut Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Milford and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Haven, Norwalk, Hamden and Fairfield.
Aviation fans enjoy visiting Stratford's National Helicopter Museum. The museum educates on the unique development of the helicopter in comparison to other aircraft and features an array of photographs and models of helicopters through time.
Academy Hill is a community park and veteran's memorial in Stratford's Historic District. The memorial features an open field where a variety of colonial re-enactments are held in addition to several other large monuments.
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967 Academy Hill, Stratford, CT 06615 MoreLess Info
Built in 1750, the preserved Stratford Historical Society Capt David Judson House today has tours that demonstrate life in the 18th century. The house contains period furniture and the attached museum has many items from the era and beyond.
An establishment devoted to its community, Hards Corner Tavern is a place for socialization, camaraderie, and relaxation. The tavern features karaoke and live entertainment throughout the week and is suitable for events from birthday parties to first communion parties.
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1465 Barnum Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614 MoreLess Info
An old-style bowling alley, Barnum Duckpin Bowling Lanes & Duckpin Lounge offers multiple lanes of duckpin bowling as well as a full service Italian restaurant and bar. The restaurant serves a wide variety of pizzas, including clams casino and meatball.
Intended for children, the Garbage Museum in Stratford, Connecticut is dedicated to the history of American waste disposal. This fun, fascinating museum is also interesting for adult visitors. Group tours require a reservation.
South Street Beach is a sandy crescent beach known for being relatively quiet and uncrowded. The beach features several rocky outcroppings that make good fishing spots. Visitors can also swim (unsupervised, there are no lifeguards) and go boating.
Stratford's Short Beach is a municipal beach noted for three species of wildlife: horseshoe crabs, piping plover and nesting terns. The plovers and terns are especially important to conservationists because they nest on the ground and require safe locations to do so.