- 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.
Penobscot Bay YMCA is a health and fitness center that offers a variety of programs for all ages. The center features a swimming pool, sauna, therapy pool, gymnasium, rock climbing center, and a variety of fitness equipment.
The Merryspring Horticultural Nature Park is a leisure park that features an herb garden, a gazebo titled 'The Hexagon', and a greenhouse. The park offers guided nature walks, bug safaris, and weekend workshops.
Camden-Rockport Historical Society maintains the Conway Homestead Museum, which is comprised of an eighteenth century house, nineteenth century barn, a blacksmith shop and a maple sugar house. It also contains the Cramer Museum which exhibits artifacts, memorabilia and archives.
Located on the premises of the public library, the Camden Harbor Park & Amphitheatre can be rented for special events such as weddings and concerts. This complex is included in the National Register of Historic Places.