- The list below includes 388 free or cheap things to do in or near Bellevue, Washington, including 92 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Farms & Ranches and Bowling.
- From Downtown Park to Wilburton Hill Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bellevue and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Seattle, Kirkland, Poulsbo and Bremerton.
Bridle Trails State Park is a 482 acre park featuring 28 miles of equestrian/pedestrian trails. These trail vary in length from 1 to 3.5 miles. The park also maintains a horse show grounds with three arenas.
Located along the eastern edge of Lake Washington, Houghton Beach Park provides access to the lake for fishing, boating and swimming. The park has paved walking trails, open grass areas, a children's playground and a volleyball court.
Offering self-guided tours, the Microsoft Visitor Center has exhibits that showcase a variety of technological innovations. Some displays are of historically significant inventions from the past, while others showcase new and cutting edge tech.
There are 32 professional lanes, pool tables, and arcade games. The unique scoring system offers multiple themes, mini-games and the opportunity to win tickets redeemable for prizes as you bowl. There is a pro-shop and bar that has continuous 'Happy Hour'. Events and theme bowling are on the events calendar.