- 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.
Sugar River Gallery offers a wide cross section of women's fashion, jewelry and accessories. They also feature accent furniture, mountain arts pottery, photo arts of local scenery, watercolors by local artists, decor and gifts.
With a 40,300 square foot facility for recreational activities, YMCA of Green County offers an indoor basketball court, pool, gym, and more. A variety of youth sport teams are hosted at this YMCA, from swim teams to tag football.
This is Wisconsin's oldest cheese store opening in 1931. It is an old world environment tavern and cheese store. The tavern serves locally brewed beers and the cheese store sells specialty and imported cheeses. They also have a yearly events calendar.
Inspired by Southern Wisconsin Swiss heritage, Turner Hall of Monroe offers a 6 lane bowling alley and restaurant serving traditional food. On Sundays, the hall features a dance event where visitors can dance to polka music.
Originally opened in 1931, Goetz Theatre was built during the Great Depression as a single theater. It is now a three-screen movie theater with first-run movies and a snack bar along with all digital projection and sound.
The breweries short tour includes a four pack of beers and a soda at the end of the tour. There's a bar for a break at the tour's end until the next tour arrives. This brewery also has a distillery next door that can be visited. Discounted purchases are available.
The center offers guided tours of exhibits that depict the history of Wisconsin cheese making. The museum tour includes a video presentation of a modern day manufacturing plant making cheese, and a gift bag.