- 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.
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9800 Pontiac Trail, South Lyon, MI 48178 MoreLess Info
Salem-South Lyon District Library has a wide selection of books, audiobooks, music CDs, video games, periodicals and movies available for the public. They also have 48 computers with high-speed internet and Microsoft Office.
Located in a strip mall, Witch's Hat Brewing Company produces and serves its own beers including barley wine, brown ale, scotch ale, wheat wine and gluten free beer. There are tables and a bar available as well as popcorn.
The Playground is a sports and recreation center offering a variety of recreational amenities. Visitors to The Playground can participate in one of many sport related activities. The center is also available for private parties or corporate events.
As an indoor ice arena, Artic Edge of Canton provides visitors with a space for hockey, figure skating, and freestyle skating. During the weekend, the rink hosts a learn to skate program for adults and children.
Griffin Park features an athletic field, baseball diamond, basketball court, creek, playground, walking path, tennis courts, pond, and woodlands. There is something for people of all ages to enjoy throughout its well-maintained grounds.
Currently functioning as both a museum and the South Lyon Historical Society is the Witch's Hat Depot Museum. The museum was named for its distinct roof design and has been preserved on the inside to replicate a historic, turn-of-the-century train depot.
The Canton Historical Society collects and preserves artifacts related to Canton's history, and visitors of the Canton Historical Museum can view them and learn about the area's past. The museum, which is open on weekends, features various exhibits.