- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Bedford, Indiana, including 52 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, History Museums, Bowling and Breweries.
- From Hoosier National Forest to Bluespring Caverns, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bedford and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bloomington, French Lick, Nashville and West Baden Springs.
Yes Cinema is a combined cultural arts and convention center that hosts a variety of public and private events. The cinema features two movie screens and airs mainstream, independent, foreign, classical and educational films.
Partly wooded, Jimmy Nash City Park offers visitors a multipurpose field on a 400 foot hill with panoramic views of the area. The park hosts the city's aquatic center, which consists of a zero depth entry pool and splash pad.
Founded in 1955, the North Christian Church's building was constructed in 1964 and has an 192 feet-high spire above a oculus. Besides the worship area, it also has a classroom, an auditorium, a kitchen and an activities area.
While the old church was constructed in 1841, the parish of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church is consisted from the old and the new worship areas. Since 2003, it was added with a gymnasium and administrative facilities.
Cikana State Fish Hatchery is a warm-water hatchery using modern intensive and extensive fish culture techniques. The fish produced at Cikana are stocked in state-managed waters throughout Indiana and are not for sale to the public.
A movie theater with 12 screens, AMC Showplace Columbus 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals for private events, a game room and a concession area.
Gordon's Motel and Canoe Rental is a hotel company that also has kayak and canoe rentals, which come with paddles and life jackets. The company offers special shuttles available for hiking, wildlife watching, and hunting.