- 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.
At the Green County Welcome Center, visitors can check out the National Historic Cheesemaking Museum and the Milk House Gift Shop. While there, guests can learn all about the cheese making process of the local community.
A 16-lane bowling center, Leisure Lanes Inc offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring, bumpers and a pro shop. The center provides a bar and grill, high-definition televisions, synthetic lanes, live entertainment and private event hosting.
In business since 1954, the Goetz SKY-VU DRIVE-IN features digital video and sound in a classic drive in movie atmosphere. The drive-in shows a variety of films, primarily newly released Hollywood movies, and offers refreshments.
The 14.33-acre Junction Ridge Park is a recreational park that includes a basketball court, a lacrosse field, an open grass field, and a playground. The grass field can be used for soccer games and football games.
The Pope Farm Conservancy sits on 105 acres of land with panoramic views of Lake Mendota. They produce 7 different crops, have a Native American garden and 8 miles of hiking trails and picnic areas. Educational programs available.
Madison's Sundance Cinema is a movie multiplex that shows a combination of first-run Hollywood movies and some foreign, art house, and independent films. The theater offers a rooftop bar and a variety of food and beverage options.