- The list below includes 485 free or cheap things to do in or near Summit, New Jersey, including 122 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Botanical Gardens, Gardens and Parks.
- From Greenwood Gardens to Briant Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Summit and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Morristown.
A nine-screen movie theater, AMC Dine-in Theatres Essex Green 9 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. It offers a full bar, in-theater dining, luxury suites with reclining chairs, stadium seating and theater rentals.
1003 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 7083 MoreLess Info
Once home to William Livingston, a signer of the Constitution, the Liberty Hall Museum displays artifacts and offers guided tours. Among the items at the museum are letters from Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin and antique furniture and ceramics.
A sports complex, Lidgerwood Park features baseball fields as well as basketball and tennis courts. The park has open fields suitable for soccer and football, a two-sided backboard for tennis practice, a children's playground and picnic facilities.
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30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ 07960 MoreLess Info
John Russell Pope built the Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum in 1937. It has a domestic topics American Style Gallery, a Revolutionary War Military Life Gallery focus, and the Lloyd Smith Gallery containing a first-edition combination of Thomas Pane's Common Sense and The …
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a free 127-acre garden that includes the Barkman Vegetable Garden, the Watnong Rock Garden, the Vera Scherer Special Needs Garden, and the Branching Out Garden. Among things that visitors see at the arboretum are fountains, gazebos, woodlands, open fields, and groves of flowering …
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495 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
One of the few movie dining experience in New Jersey is offered at the AMC Dine-In Theatres Essex Green 9. Guests are able to view first-run Hollywood movies while having the ability to have food and drinks brought to them while in the theater.