- The list below includes 122 free or cheap things to do in or near Ann Arbor, Michigan, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like Canoeing, Botanical Gardens, National & State Parks and Bowling.
- From University of Michigan to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ann Arbor and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Westland, Canton, Howell and Livonia.
Offering 32 lanes, Airway Lanes offers patrons bowling, a pro shop and food options. It features an outdoor deck, tiki bar, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, dartboards and a banquet facility for private events.
Spanning 17,000-sqft, the Zero Gravity Skate Park is an indoor facility that features a 10-ft start box with rail and ledge boxes as well as 4 and 5-ft fly boxes. The park also has more than 13 ledges and rails.
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39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303 MoreLess Info
Fun with learning on various topics like natural history, extinct and existing animals, science. Cranbrook Institute of Science also demonstrates on geological exhibits and have a planetarium. Exhibits are well refreshed over time.
An illustrious legacy, the Cranbrook House was the brain child of Ellen and George Booth. The building of Cranbrook was started in 1907 and was done by 1908. Today, you can get a tour of the magnificent Cranbrook House and its well-maintained gardens.
The Detroit Skating Club is a recreational skate club that offers figure skating lessons, hockey clinics, and synchronized skating classes. The club also features a dance academy that provides a foundation for ice-skating lessons.
Architecturally well designed building where inside you get a collection of arts and outside you will see sculptures, statues, fountains, ponds and the greenery. Handmade collections drawn in 2d and 3d are also shown in the Cranbrook Art Museum.
Even if you are not a perfect painter, you will manage to create a painting at Painting with a Twist where instructor guides you for that with a relaxing environment. You are allowed to bring your own wine and beverages.
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215 West Troy Street, Ferndale, MI 48220 MoreLess Info
Fun for all groups, the Step On Bus Private Day Tours takes patrons on various historical tours of Michigan's greatest sights. The tours offered include Amish historical sights, antique shops, museums, lighthouses, cafes and more.