The list below includes 689 free or cheap things to do in or near Saugus, Massachusetts, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Skating Rinks, Mini Golf, Children's Entertainment and Arts & Crafts Classes.
From Breakheart Reservation to Saugus Iron Works, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Saugus and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Gloucester.
With 260 acres of land to explore, Breakheart Reservation offers visitors scenic views of hills, trees, rivers, lakes, and rock formations. In the summer, Pearce Lake has designated areas for fishing and swimming.
National park Saugus Iron Works is a historical site that represents the American iron and steel history. The 9-acre park includes mills, a restored 17th century home, working waterwheels and hot forges.
Marked by a distinctive orange dinosaur landmark, Route 1 Miniature Golf & Batting Cages is a family amusement complex that offers a variety of games and entertainments. In addition to mini golf and batting cages, it features a video arcade.
A National Historic Landmark, the Historic New England Boardman House gives visitors a glimpse of 17th and 18th century life. Built in 1692, and relatively unaltered in the last 200 years, the house is a study in Colonial architecture.
Shelscapes Art Studio offers a variety of art classes other art related events. Their offered classes include glass painting, terra cotta pot painting, expressive painting, scrap booking, card making, decoupage, and stamping techniques.
North Shore Musical Children's Theatre hosts classical performances for their younger guests to enjoy, including those based on Disney works. The location features a grill which sells burgers and other food goods.
Indian Rock Stables is an equestrian facility offering full board services and miles of riding trails. Indian Rock Stables also maintains a fully licensed riding school, offering horseback lessons and training sessions.