- The list below includes 174 free or cheap things to do in or near Saco, Maine, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Fishing and Hiking Trails.
- From The Eastern Trail to Ferry Beach State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Saco and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Portland, South Portland, Scarborough and Kennebunkport.
Dyer Library offers the community a variety of services including a children's room, inter-loan library system and Elder Outreach Program. The library has joined with Saco Museum which is a regional museum of fine and decorative arts and historic artifacts.
Opened in 1988, Schooner Miniature Golf offers an 18-hole miniature golf course that features a lighthouse and a 75-foot ship in water. The facility also provides batting cages and a snack bar with ice cream, shakes and other items.
Monkey Trunks is an adventure ropes course featuring 48 different challenges of various difficulties. Challenges include swinging beams, rolling logs, hanging tires, and cargo nets. Monkey Trunks also offers three ziplines and a rock climbing wall.
Accepting anglers of all skill levels, Trina Lyn Fishing Charters takes visitors for a fishing trip off the coast of Maine. In addition to catching groundfish and lobster, visitors have the opportunity to see whales and dolphins.
Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery has many varieties of ales and lagers along with ciders and wines to complement their brewpub menu. Throughout the week they host live music, trivia nights and open mic nights.
Leading fishing tours through Saco Bay, Mako Wish Fishing Charters provides visitors with the equipment and knowledge necessary to catch stripers, sharks, and more. The charter also offers lobster fishing, complete with lobster traps.