- The list below includes 185 free or cheap things to do in or near St. Charles, Missouri, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Historic Sites and Hiking Trails.
- From Jaycee Park to Weldon Springs Clark Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in St. Charles and in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Louis, Florissant, St. Peters and Ballwin.
53% 184 votes
800 South Morrison Avenue, Collinsville, IL 62234 MoreLess Info
A water tower built in 1949, the World's Largest Catsup Bottle stands 170 feet tall and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. A festival bearing dedicated to it every year since 1998.
46% 13 votes
6633 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025 MoreLess Info
A 12-screen movie theater, AMC Showplace Edwardsville 12 displays first-run feature films. The theater offers RealD 3D movies, an IMAX auditorium, a bar with adult beverages, stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.
80% 5 votes
112 S. Kansas Street, Edwardsville, IL 62025 MoreLess Info
The Edwardsville Public Library is the home to traditional books, music, and movies, but also features an extensive digital collection of films and ebooks as well that can be checked out. Educational programs for children and adults are regularly offered.
A community park with baseball and softball fields, Woodland Park also has a pond with fish, ducks, and geese. Fishing is allowed in the pond and the park also has playgrounds, skateboarding and biking areas, and picnic areas.
216 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 40% Off Admission at Edwardsville Children's Museum
722 Holyoake Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025 MoreLess Info
The Children's Museum of Edwardsville features interactive exhibits and programs for young children. Through play, kids are able to learn about everything from recycling and dentistry to fitness and nature.
Le Claire Park is spread over 5.8 acres of land within the local historic district. The small park features a bandstand gazebo, a picnic pavilion, three children's playground areas, and a two-acre fishing lake.
5700 N Belt West, Belleville, IL 62226 MoreLess Info
Opened on the 8th of July 1949, the Skyview Drive-In was renovated a couple of times over the years. Now it is all modernized, having playground for the children and a couple of food stands.
Enjoy the small town theatre atmosphere in Fairview Heights, Illinois, complete with friendly staff and affordable tickets. Big screens and comfortable seating make for a fantastic viewing experience, complete with tasty concessions and popular titles.
Offering second-run feature films, St Clair 10 Cine provides 10 auditoriums with digital projection and all stadium seating. The theater offers a snack bar with food and drinks, arcade games and private event hosting.