- The list below includes 225 free or cheap things to do in or near Pontiac, Michigan, including 77 different types of inexpensive activities like Music Venue, Pubs, Art Museum and History Museums.
- From The Realm of Darkness to The Crofoot, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Pontiac and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dearborn, Westland, Sterling Heights and Ferndale.
Architecturally well designed building where inside you get a collection of arts and outside you will see sculptures, statues, fountains, ponds and the greenery. Handmade collections drawn in 2d and 3d are also shown in the Cranbrook Art Museum.
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39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303 MoreLess Info
Fun with learning on various topics like natural history, extinct and existing animals, science. Cranbrook Institute of Science also demonstrates on geological exhibits and have a planetarium. Exhibits are well refreshed over time.
Spanning 17,000-sqft, the Zero Gravity Skate Park is an indoor facility that features a 10-ft start box with rail and ledge boxes as well as 4 and 5-ft fly boxes. The park also has more than 13 ledges and rails.
Spanning through urban, suburban, and rural areas, the Clinton River Trails are a 16-mile stretch of nature trails open to the public. Walkers, joggers, bikers, and other outdoor enthusiasts commonly enjoy exercising and spending time on the trails.
An illustrious legacy, the Cranbrook House was the brain child of Ellen and George Booth. The building of Cranbrook was started in 1907 and was done by 1908. Today, you can get a tour of the magnificent Cranbrook House and its well-maintained gardens.
Firefighters Park spans 96 acres and offers a mix of wooded and open areas. Sporting areas include soccer fields, a baseball diamond, a disc golf course, and sand volleyball courts. A play structure and picnic shelter are also available.
Providing equipment for home brewers, Hopman's Beer & Wine Making hosts classes for beginner wine, beer, and cheese making. In addition to beer and wine, the shop provides supplies for mead, cider, and soda pop.
Suitable for leagues, parties and casual bowlers, Classic Lanes features 32 lanes of bowling with shoe rental. It offers bowling with fog and various lights including disco and laser as well as food and drinks.