- The list below includes 51 free or cheap things to do in or near St. Joseph, Michigan, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Arts Centers, Children's Museums, National & State Parks and Bowling.
- From Silver Beach County Park to Silver Beach County Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in St. Joseph and in nearby cities within 25 miles like South Haven, Benton Harbor and New Buffalo.
Opened in 2010, the Old Dog Tavern is a local pub offering food, drinks, and entertainment for its patrons. Visitors commonly enjoy grabbing a meal, having a drink, listening to live music, or playing free ping-pong at the tavern.
The Air Zoo was originally founded as the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum. It currently holds more than 50 rare and historic aircraft in addition to full motion flight simulators and amusement-style rides.
Sunset Lanes Bowling Center is a bowling alley that features open bowling with electronic scoring as well as tournament and league play. The center also features pool tables, a video game arcade, and a bar and grill.
Featuring two lakes, Markin Glen County Park offers an array of activities for visitors, including fishing, swimming, hiking, and a variety of sports. There are picnic shelters, playgrounds, and camp sites, as well.
Ogden Dunes Beach in Ogden Dunes, Indiana, is not a public beach. In order to visit the beautiful beach in the summer months, you will need to purchase a permit in the town. The mile-long beach is actually divided into two separate beaches: East Beach and West Beach.
Ramona Park offers a wide range of activities and features something for the entire family. Amenities include Tennis Courts, Ball fields, Play Equipment, Volleyball Courts, fishing, Football Fields, Pavilions, Picnic Tables and BBQ Grills.
One of only two mountain bike trails in northwest Indiana, Imagination Glen Park features a 10-mile trail for biking, hiking and dog walking. The trail offers a range of difficulty to match the skill levels of different users.
An extensive indoor family fun park, Jungle Joe's Family Fun Center features a wide variety of inflatable bounce structures. The facility also has an array of redemption games. Jungle Joe's is available for party rentals.
Located along Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa, Holland State Park features a sandy beach with access to the water for fishing, swimming and boating. The park provides picnic facilities, a children's playground, two campgrounds and trails for hiking and biking.