- The list below includes 69 free or cheap things to do in or near New Glarus, Wisconsin, including 58 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Walking Trails, Bowling and Mini Golf.
- From Sugar River Trail to New Glarus Woods State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in New Glarus and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Middleton, Madison and Monroe.
Picnicking, swimming, and hunting are some of the activities to be performed in the Rock Cut State Park. A local marina and campgrounds are also found, as well as a 77 mile-long trail system for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
Located in the area where the Ringling Brothers once lived, Baraboo Historic Walking Tours Baraboo gives guests the chance to explore the local area and learn about the history. During the tour, guests see the historic Ringling Mansion.
Featuring 24 lanes and automatic scoring, Forest Hills Lanes provides open and league bowling as well as private event and party hosting. The bowling center has a snack bar, video games, adult beverages and facilities for softball and volleyball.
Known as America's Prettiest Playhouse, Ringling Theatre is a historic theater designed to look like the Palace of Versailles by the architects who built it in the early 20th century. Currently the theater hosts comedians, concerts, plays, and more.
Located in a converted, historic dwelling, the Sauk County Historical Museum is operated and maintained by the Sauk County Historical Society. The museum holds a variety of exhibits and archives, and hosts educational events.
Visitors to Baraboo Bluffs can enjoy its natural rock formations and hike or drive through the surrounding wooded Wisconsin countryside. In the heart of the Bluffs is the city of Baraboo, with lodging, shops, restaurants, and the Ringling Circus Museum.