- The list below includes 500 free or cheap things to do in or near Bethesda, Maryland, including 121 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Hiking Trails.
- From Cabin John Regional Park to Cabin John Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bethesda and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Reston.
100% 2 votes
10000 Woodland Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902 MoreLess Info
General Getty Neighborhood Park offers visitors park amenities like community chess tables, picnic areas, walking paths, and more. The playground has a pirate themed climbing structure with ropes and slides.
76% 33 votes
6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22102 MoreLess Info
The year of 1771 is brought to life at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run which is a living history farm. Guests can both watch and listen to stories from people in period dress who go about the average day at a historic farm.
30% 156 votes
900 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910 MoreLess Info
A movie theater with an IMAX auditorium, Regal Majestic Stadium 20 & IMAX displays first-run movies using digital projection and RealD 3D. It also offers stadium seating, self-service and mobile ticketing, arcade games, party rooms and a cafe.
Hosting open skate sessions, Cabin John Park Ice Rink provides three skating rinks for hockey and figure skating. The hockey rink is NHL regulation sized, while the figure skating rink is Olympics regulation sized.
Clemyjontri Park is a unique park in Mclean. The park features handicap accessible playground equipment and the park promotes children of all ages and all abilities being able to come together and play together in one area.
The Claude Moore Colonial Farm is a restored Revolutionary War era farm and visitor's park dedicated to educating visitors on life in colonial America. Open daily, the farm and park have a pavilion that can be reserved for group outings.
60% 5 votes
5900 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852 MoreLess Info
Offering recreational swim opportunities to the community, Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center consists of indoor lap pools, leisure pools, and water slide areas. The center has a deep water pool with different levels of diving platforms.