- The list below includes 122 free or cheap things to do in or near Powell, Ohio, including 65 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Aquariums, Children's Play Area and Trampoline Parks.
- From Zoombezi Bay to Library Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Powell and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Columbus, Westerville, Dublin and Hilliard.
Paint Nite 1105 W. 1st Ave., Columbus, OH MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
The moderate-sized Zoombezi Bay is a water park linked to other prominent Columbus attractions. Several thrill-based water rides target older kids and adults while there is a specific area for younger individuals to safely play.
Glick Park & Overlook is a municipal park with overlooks of the O'Shaunessy Dam. With shaded picnic areas, benches, walkways, and access to the lower river for great fishing, this park is a good stop before visiting the zoo.
Featuring open green space, Arbor Ridge Park provides tennis courts, a children's playground and a paved trail suitable for walking and biking. The park's fields can be used for picnics or other recreational activities and sports.
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium has been ranked the #1 zoo in the United States multiple times. It houses more than 10,000 animals and over 700 species, including everything from polar bears and bald eagles, to Asian elephants and rhinoceroses.
In its indoor facility, Recreations Outlet has a variety of wooden play structures and trampolines for children to explore. Visitors can host birthday parties by purchasing a party pass that includes pizza and a 2 hour play session.