- The list below includes 33 free or cheap things to do in or near Nixa, Missouri, including 33 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Parks, Fishing and Other Entertainment.
- From McCauley Park to Eric's Elite Guide Service, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Nixa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Springfield, Walnut Shade, Ozark and Reeds Spring.
The Mansfield Cemetery includes 633 graves, including the graves of Laura Ingles Wilder, Almanzo Wilder, and Rose Wilder who are famous through the Little House on the Prairie series. Visitors can walk or drive through the cemetery.
Located on the original Rippee farm, visitors can buy heirloom seeds, eat in the restaurant, see a speaker barn, visit a mercantile, learn about herbs at the herbal apothecary, and listen to music at two music barn. Visitors can also see historic breeds of poultry and livestock.
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3068 Highway A, Mansfield, MO 65704 MoreLess Info
The setting for many of Little House on the Prairie stories is preserved as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum. At the site, visitors can view two homes where Wilder lived including where she wrote the first four of her Little House on the Prairie books.
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6386 N. Hwy 21, Berryville, AR 72616 MoreLess Info
Cosmic Cavern is a limestone cave which is one of Arkansas' hidden treasures. One section of the cave called Silent Splendor has the longest soda straw formation hanging up to nine feet in length. Cosmic Cavern has two bottomless cave lakes. Divers have never found the bottoms.
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Highway 187, Beaver, AR MoreLess Info
The historic Beaver Bridge, sometimes called the Little Golden Gate is the last suspension bridge of its type in the state. If it looks familiar, it may be because the suspension bridge has been featured in the movie Elizabethtown.
Eureka Springsâ€™ Aviation Cadet Museum, also known as Aviation Cadet World, is an interactive museum that features exhibits pertaining to the history of military aviation in the area, including a number of historic planes on display.
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299 North Main Street, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 MoreLess Info
The Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway offers its visitors scenic tour on the railroad, in a reconditioned train which also has a dining car. The museum exhibits vintage locomotives, a restored turntable, and others.
Visitors are invited to roam on one mile of garden trails at the Blue Spring Heritage Center. In these Eureka Gardens, visitors can see the Medicine Wheel Garden and learn about Native American healing herbs, and the Three Sisters Garden where pole beans and squash with corn are grown together.