- The list below includes 73 free or cheap things to do in or near Bay City, Michigan, including 45 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Bowling, History Museums and Parks.
- From Riverwalk Pier to Wenonah Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bay City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Midland, Saginaw, Frankenmuth and Caseville.
Centrally located to many dining options, Courtland Center Cinemas is a great place to take in a movie after a meal. The theater shows the latest blockbuster titles and offers 3D screening options and comfortable seating.
Equipped with an arcade and billiards tables, AMF Town N Country Lanes features 56 lanes of bowling with shoe rental. It also has a bar area with food available as well as four flat-screen TVs for sports viewing.
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5093 E Remus Road, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 MoreLess Info
The Mt Pleasant Discovery Museum is a children's museum that celebrates the benefits that play provides for children. The museum also holds special educational events including 'Story Time' and 'Science Sunday'.
American Fun Center is an arcade featuring more than 60 arcade games, including Deal or No Deal, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero, and Time Crisis. The arcade also offers classic games including Skee Ball, air hockey, and pinball.
Mount Pleasan'ts Celebration! Cinema is a cinema multiplex that shows a variety of first-run movies. The theater combines hollywood blockbusters with independent, foreign, and art house films, and offers a variety of discounts and specials.
A large and spacious camping area, Herrick Recreation Area, or HRA, features 73 modern and fully appointed camp sites, as well as five cabins for rent. Recreation activities include swimming, beach activities, fishing, and boating.
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614 Pickard St, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 MoreLess Info
Located in Central Michigan, Mount Pleasant Brewing Company provides a taproom where their wide array of beer creations can be sampled and enjoyed. A fun, social environment, a menu of sandwiches, soups and snacks are also provided.
Located on the Central Michigan University campus, University Lanes is a 12-lane bowling facility offering glow bowling, automatic scoring and bumper bowling. The center provides shoe rental and event hosting as well as food and drink options.