- The list below includes 14 free or cheap things to do in or near Wabasha, Minnesota, including 53 different types of inexpensive activities like Nature & Wildlife Areas, Parks, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- From Eagle Watch Observatory to National Eagle Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wabasha and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Alma, Lake City and Pepin.
Eagle Watch Observatory gives visitors a chance to watch eagles up close. There are classrooms where trainers present everything there is to know about eagles. Visitors, especially children are encouraged to have their photo taken with the eagles.
National Eagle Center is an interpretive center which is home to rescued eagles, four of them are bald eagles and one is a golden eagle. They aim to promote awareness of the biology, ecology and natural history of these eagles through exhibits, and live eagle programs.
This seasonal Mississippi River fishing float excursion provides boat transportation to and from the float, benches, restrooms, minnow buckets, landing nets, and expert information. There are three bunk rooms on the float for night fishing trips. Food is available at the Float Cafe.
Visitors can view a variety of waterfowl and songbirds along with the works of local and national artists at Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center. There are hundreds of bald eagles in the area with active nests.
At the Laura Ingles Wilder Museum, visitors can see items like those used by Laura and her family in a home that was built to resemble the one they would have lived in. The museum's site is the location of the Little House in the Big Woods.