- The list below includes 13 free or cheap things to do in or near Palatka, Florida, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Cocktail Lounge.
- From Ravine State Gardens to City of Murals, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Palatka and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palm Coast and St. Augustine.
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18700 S. CR 325, Gainesville, FL 32640 MoreLess Info
Named for Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park is managed by the Florida State Parks Department. Rawlings' original house and farm buildings remain on the premesis and are open for touring.
The Appleton Museum of Art has a permanent collection of European works of art, dating back to the 17th century. It has an after-hours program which involves live music and dancing, accompanied by local restaurants specialties sampling.
Located along the ocean, Bicentennial Park is situated on 40 acres with water access for swimming, fishing and kayaking. The park has tennis and basketball courts, baseball fields, picnic areas, a children's playground, walking paths and restroom facilities.
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1631 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL MoreLess Info
Named after a community volunteer, Al Weeks Sr. North Shore Park is a beach allowing for surfing, fishing, swimming, kayaking and paddleboarding. The park provides picnic areas that include grills as well as restroom and shower facilities.
The Matheson Museum is part of a complex that also includes the Matheson House, an antebellum mansion, the Tison Tool Museum, and Sweetwater Park. The museum features exhibits devoted to county history dating back centuries.
Nestled in the center of Gainesville the Thomas Center is a beautiful location to spend a day, or attend a function. The center features the impressive main house estate which once belonged to former Major William Ruben Thomas, his wife and their 5 children.