- The list below includes 299 free or cheap things to do in or near Simsbury, Connecticut, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, History Museums, Parks and Hiking Trails.
- From Pinchot Sycamore Tree Park to Memorial Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Simsbury and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hartford, West Hartford, Springfield and South Windsor.
Including twelve museum houses constructed between 1730 and 1872, Deerfield Museums also include the Flynt Center for Early New England Life and the Memorial Libraries. Together, the museums house a huge collection of decorative art, antiques, clothing, and textiles.
The gorgeous Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme, Connecticut offers many appealing features and amenities. It is a popular saltwater swimming destination and has camping facilities. Patrons may picnic at a number of designated spots throughout the park.
Visitors can rent bikes, stand-up paddleboards, motor scooters, kayaks, and a variety of beach equipment at Scoot & Paddle. The shop is locally owned and operated and visitors can explore Long Island Sound, marshlands, lakes, roads, and more.
A movie theater multiplex with luxury amenities, the Regal theater in Waterford shows primarily newly released Hollywood films in digital video and sound. The theater features reclining leather seats with swivel tables, and serves a variety of refreshments.
A large protected forest area, Pittsfield State Forest features 65 acres of azalea fields, 30 miles of trails for hiking and biking, and an array of striking natural sights, including waterfalls and streams.
The Long Ridge Library has been serving patrons since 1916. The library collections include both new works and historical local biographies, books and materials donated by prominent local authors and artists. Frequent events include children's storytime and holiday parties.
60% 10 votes
721 Barnum Avenue Cutoff, Stratford, CT MoreLess Info
Featuring an outdoor, Grand Prix themed track, visitors can compete against friends, family, and other guests in a go-kart race. Each ride lasts 5 minutes and allows for visitors to make 25 laps.
33% 3 votes
Smith Cove, 113 Oswegatchie Hills Road, Niantic, CT 06357 MoreLess Info
Three Belles Marina is a full service boat marina on the Smith Cove. The marina offers access to a variety of fishing and boating grounds and features a fish cleaning station and picnic and grilling areas.
Aviation fans enjoy visiting Stratford's National Helicopter Museum. The museum educates on the unique development of the helicopter in comparison to other aircraft and features an array of photographs and models of helicopters through time.
100% 2 votes
1465 Barnum Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614 MoreLess Info
An old-style bowling alley, Barnum Duckpin Bowling Lanes & Duckpin Lounge offers multiple lanes of duckpin bowling as well as a full service Italian restaurant and bar. The restaurant serves a wide variety of pizzas, including clams casino and meatball.