- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Rockland, Maine, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Parks and Lighthouses.
- From Harbor Park to Sandy Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Rockland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Deer Isle, Camden, Belfast and Castine.
The Telephone Museum is an interactive museum featuring working telephone switchboards, switching systems, and telephones. From hand-crank magneto phones to manual switch boards, visitors are encouraged to get their hands on the equipment and explore the history of the telephone.
Visitors to the Hull Visitors Center can learn more about the Arcadia National Park and Bar Harbor. The center offers audiovisual programs, self-guided CD tours, schedules to other park and Bar Harbor activities, and ranger led programs.
Led by a local park expert, the Oli's Trolley Acadia Park Tour allows visitors to tour the national park by trolley. During the tours, narrators describe landmarks and local history while visitors enjoy the scenic views that surround the park.