- 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.
Created as a living museum, the Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a 155-acre park, featuring gardens, fountains, and sculptures. A perfect location for hiking or biking the trails, there is a children's garden and facilities for weddings and private parties.
An ice rink with seating for 600, Carlson Ice Arena provides a venue for youth and adult hockey, figure skating and public skating sessions. The facility offers skating lessons, a concession area and meeting rooms.
Sapora Playword is adjacent to the Perryville Road, Loves Park. It is a beautiful place for hosting birthdays for kids. There are two separate play areas for different age groups. Activities are energetic and fun-filled.
A craft distillery, Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. makes a variety of spirits from locally sourced grains and other ingredients. The company sells vodka, moonshine, and gin, as well as its specialty, whiskey.
Situated in a 19th century workshop, Old Blacksmith Shop provides visitors with the opportunity to view blacksmiths in action crafting metalwork pieces. The workshop uses the same forges that were used in the 1800s.
Bestowed upon the war hero by the residents of Galena in 1865, the Ulysses S. Grant Home is a brick, Italianate-style home, and historic site. Step inside on a guided tour and travel back in time to experience life just as when Grant resided there.
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In Old Market House state, there are artifacts to see, history to explore and questions to be asked and answered. There is a wealth of information about President Grant. Brochures and pamphlets help you find your way.