- The list below includes 133 free or cheap things to do in or near Newport, Kentucky, including 67 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Parks, Aquariums and Family Fun Center.
- From Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge to Newport Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Newport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cincinnati, Covington, West Chester and Florence.
A bowling center featuring 64 lanes, Beaver-Vu Bowl offers open and league bowling with a pro shop. The center provides a cafe with food and drinks, two full bars, a sub shop, billiard tables and dart boards.
For an incredibly close look at the Maysville region's history, check out the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center. The museum has collected works from the past 300 years to shed light on the people and places of the seven county region.
Highlighting the history of the region, Mason County Museum features exhibits with an extensive miniature display, vintage movie posters, Native American artifacts, and more. The museum also has a research library with genealogical records.