- The list below includes 203 free or cheap things to do in or near St. Louis, Missouri, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Parks and Historic Sites.
- From Forest Park to City Garden, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in St. Louis and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Florissant, Edwardsville, Ballwin and St. Charles.
92% 137 votes
442 South De Mazenod Drive, Belleville, IL 62223 MoreLess Info
The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows is one of the largest outdoor shrines in America. Over 1 million people visit each year this site and the 200 acres garden in which it is placed.
The Granite City Ice Skate Rink is a wonderful way for the youth and community to unite and do something active. The rink is the home of MVCHA Granite City Warriors Hockey Team as well as many other hockey clubs.
30 Ramey Street, Collinsville, IL 62234 MoreLess Info
The Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is dedicated to preserving the prehistoric city and organizes programs and events, such as the Kid Day and the nature/culture hikes. It also supports the Contemporary Indian Art Show, Indian Market Days and Performing Arts Series.
56% 16 votes
9301 Collinsville Road, Collinsville, IL 62234 MoreLess Info
At Fairmount Park Race Track the main attraction is watching and betting on the horse races, but visitors can also enjoy the bars and buffet. Bets go as low as $2 and there are daily drink specials and live music.
Whether for betting on the horses which are running on the local track or for betting on races from all around the country, the Fairmount Park is worth the while for any horseracing enthusiast. There are 4 restaurants inside the clubhouse and a barbeque area outdoors.
In operation since 1984, Funtown USA has loads of experience in family fun. The facility offers inline and traditional skating, public skate times, adult roller hockey leagues, and full service birthday parties, of course.
With outdoor and indoor spaces for fitness, Dellwood Recreation Center provides visitors with sports fields, meeting rooms, and a pool. The center features a youth gaming room with pool tables, claw machines, air hockey, and more.
The Tri-City Speedway is a dirt track oval that regularly features automobile racing across a variety of classes and vehicle types, from midgets to sprint cars. The track has large seating areas, an infield, and allows camping in designated areas.
86% 7 votes
401 Pleasant Ridge Road, Fairview Heights, IL 62208 MoreLess Info
A 95-acre park, Pleasant Ridge Park offers hiking, picnic areas, a playground and wintertime sledding. On the park grounds is the Kinsella cabin, which was built in 1854 and is the oldest structure in Fairview Heights.