- The list below includes 253 free or cheap things to do in or near Vernon, Connecticut, including 108 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, History Museums, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From Northwest Park to Foster Family Farm, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Vernon and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hartford, West Hartford, Springfield and Simsbury.
Northwest Park has a nature trail, lighted baseball and little league fields with bleachers, volleyball courts, playground, a 50 foot pier overlooks Union Pond, a 55 foot rental pavilion with picnic tables, restrooms, rental kitchen and 72 inch grill.
The Foster Family Farm offers fieldtrips and private birthday events throughout most of the year. It is only open to the general public during the fall when it features two full-sized corn mazes, a family play yard, pumpkin patch, and a farm animal petting zoo.
47% 43 votes
194 Buckland Hills Drive, Manchester, CT 06042 MoreLess Info
Catch a rising star of comedy at the Hartford Funny Bone Comedy Club in Manchester, Connecticut. The Funny Bone hosts up-and-coming talent and nationally-recognized comedians such as Lewis Black and Greg Morton.
An 18-screen movie theater, Buckland Hills 18 + IMAX displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a full bar, a restaurant, a party room and reserved seats.
Ideal for families, Nevers Park features a large playground with equipment for all ages. Along with a play area for kids, the park is also equipped with a dog walk and athletics field for baseball and soccer competitions.
A 3.5-mile loop trail, Laurel Marsh Trail takes visitors past the Hockanum River through woodlands, hills and meadows. The trail is suitable for hiking and provides opportunities for fishing, boating, birdwatching and wildlife viewing.
87% 76 votes
501 Evergreen Way, Suite 503, South Windsor, CT 6074 MoreLess Info
Walk and enjoy the shops, dining, and sights about The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk. With parking available nearby, there are seasonal events open to the public, such as cooking classes, for kids and adults.
73% 11 votes
308 Broad Street, Manchester, CT 06040 MoreLess Info
Parkade Cinemas & Entertainment is a 6 screen movie theater that also hosts live entertainment. The theater airs mainstream and independent films and also hosts host birthday parties and special events.