- 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.
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With a collection of over 300,000 items, the Thomas Edison National Historical Park contains the home and laboratory of Thomas Edison. The park chronicles Edison's sixty-year career as a businessperson and inventor.
Open since 1959, Eagle Rock Lanes features 32 lanes of bowling along with a full service pro shop. The bowling center offers arcade game machines, a room for private parties and events, a grill and a sports bar.
A movie theater featuring 12 auditoriums, CityPlex 12 Newark displays first-run feature films using digital projection and surround sound. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a party room and a concession area with food and drinks.
Constructed in 1973, the William G. Mennen Sports Arena is an ice skating facility that hosts public skating hours as well as a variety of classes, ranging from hockey to ballet techniques for figure skaters.
Covering 7.5 acres, Historic Speedwell illustrates the restored 1800s estate of Stephen Vail. Exhibits cover the construction of the S.S. Savannah, 19th Century wedding practices, and the invention of the telegraph.
Part of one of the largest cinema chains in the U.S., AMC Aviation 12 gives visitors a movie-going experience of top amenities. The theatre offers digital projection, stadium seating, a full service snack bar and a wide selection of titles.
Visitors have come to the Wrightman's Farms since 1922 to pick their own fruit and vegetables. Some of the vegetables that can be picked include tomatoes, string beans, lettuce, spring onions, and peppers, while some of the fruit that can be picked include apples, peaches, plums, and zucchini.