- The list below includes 11 free or cheap things to do in or near Bedford, Pennsylvania, including 47 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Art Gallery, History Museums and Specialty Museums.
- From Schellsburg / Shawnee Loop to The Historic Lincoln Highway, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bedford and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cumberland and Flintstone.
Taking travellers through the Allegheny Mountains, the Historic Lincoln Highway connects six counties, with attractions including historic landmarks, artisan shops and studios, a buffalo ranch, and dining and lodging.
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The only American institution devoted exclusively to the history of the country's woven coverlet bed coverings, the National Museum of the American Coverlet is housed in a historic schoolhouse building, and hosts a number of changing exhibits, classes and special events.
The Fort Bedford Museum looks at the history of the Pennsylvania frontier circa the 1750s, on the site of Fort Bedford, a British Stockade and outpost. The museum's collection includes Native American artifacts, weapons, clothing and household items.
Pitt Theatre is a two screen theatre that shows first run films. Films are shown nightly at 7:30pm on both screens and the theatre offers Saturday matinees. Pitt Theatre is also open during non-show hours for private events.
Locality Gallery + Workshop specializes in contemporary art, design, and unique artifacts. Recent shows include underground pop art such as skateboard designs, custom choppers, tattoos, and pinstripers. Frequent workshops in pottery and photography and homeschooling art instruction is available.
The special feature of Rocky Gap State Park is a man-made lake called Lake Habeeb which borders sandy beaches and offers opportunities for boating, fishing and swimming. Besides the lake, the park is also home to numerous nature trails, campsites and an amphitheater.