- The list below includes 204 free or cheap things to do in or near Scottsdale, Arizona, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Malls, Movie Theaters, National & State Parks and Baseball Fields.
- From McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park to Pinnacle Peak Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Scottsdale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe and Glendale.
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University Drive and Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1885, Arizona State University's campus now houses more than 13,000 students. There are several points of interest in the campus, such as the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, and The Palm Walk.
Home to the Chicago Cubs, Sloan Park is a baseball stadium used during Major League Baseball spring training and for minor league baseball. The park provides capacity for 15,000 as well as bleacher and lawn seating, concessions and restroom facilities.
The AMC Centerpoint 11 is a cinema multiplex that features first-run feature films. The theater offers both stadium seating and plush recliners in all auditoriums, and provides traditional amenities like a snack bar and game room as well.
Riverview Park is a large park featuring the Cubs Spring Training Facility, Cubs Park. The park also offers a large playground (with a 50 foot tall climbing tower and a display fountain,) a spray ground, and shaded picnic areas.
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Mill Avenue and 10th Street, Tempe, AZ 85287 MoreLess Info
One of the best known alternative museums in the Phoenix metropolitan area is the Arizona State University Art Museum. The exhibits themselves tend to be both interesting and thought provoking to complement the art-related oddities in the gift shop.
Fine dining, premier retail shopping and a day spa make up Scottsdale's Biltmore Fashion Park. The outdoor shopping park offers a garden atmosphere that is relaxing and offers music and fashion events throughout the year.
Fintastic Aquarium Services offers all types of saltwater water tank servicing including cleaning, design, relocation and sales. They can do water testing and change and can also monitor fish behavior to assess their health.