- The list below includes 36 free or cheap things to do in or near Opelika, Alabama, including 34 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Horseback Riding, Family Fun Center and Mini Golf.
- From Opelika City of to Scutter Putters Mini Golf & More, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Opelika and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Auburn, Phenix City, Tuskegee and Columbus.
Covering 696 acres, Chewacla State Park has a 26 acre-wide lake with swimming areas and playgrounds. Cabins, picnic areas and scenic trails make this state park a worthy retreat from the tensions of the cities.
The Great American Park is an off-road park that specializes in mud-riding and obstacle courses for off-road vehicles. Visitors can bring trucks, dirt bikes, or ATVs to take on the various courses designed by the proprietors.
Since it's opening in 2011, Archery Connection has been providing archery lessons and competitions on their 35 lane 20 yard range. Birthday parties are offered, and on site pro shop is available for equipment and custom tuning.
The Phenix City Art Center is a studio and gallery aimed at promoting the arts to the residents of the local community. In addition to displaying arts, the gallery also hosts painting classes available to local residents.