- The list below includes 49 free or cheap things to do in or near Bloomington, Indiana, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Historic Homes, Running/Jogging and Religious Buildings.
- From Indiana University to Bryan Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bloomington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Nashville, Bedford, Martinsville and Corydon.
Wine and Canvas - Bloomington Indianapolis MoreLess Info
Classes open to all levels feature painting in various styles accompanied by expert instruction and drink specials
The T.C. Steele State Historic Site was home to the famous Indiana impressionist painter. The home tour features more than 50 paintings and original furniture while the grounds include gardens and five hiking trails.
94% 32 votes
772 South Yellowwood Road, Nashville, IN 47448 MoreLess Info
Multiple tree types like four types of pine, white and red oak, and black walnut were planted in the Yellowwood State Forest during the 1940s. Trails run through the forest for hiking, and there is a 133-acre man-made lake.
On the 24,000 acres of hardwood forests encompassed in the Morgan-Monroe State Forest there are more than 25 miles of trails, primitive campgrounds, cabins, and picnic areas. Among the activities, hiking and fishing are the most popular.
Schooner Valley Stables offers a combination of horseback riding and nature sightseeing. Riders of all levels and ages can embark on guided horseback rides on the trails of Yellowwood State Forest, both during the day and under the moonlight.
Nearly 20 miles of tree-lined roads and scenic vistas for hiking and biking highlight your visit to Brown County State Park. Featuring an indoor water park at the lodge, or plenty of roomy cabins, this park has it all.
61% 18 votes
Corner of Franklin & Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN MoreLess Info
Nashville Express Train Tours offers visitors a sight-seeing tour of Nashville on a train. The tour is 25 minutes and shows the various businesses, art, and historical landmarks of Nashville.
92% 12 votes
McCormick Ave. (Brookfield), Essex Rd. (Elk Grove Village), Nashville, IN 47448 MoreLess Info
The Salt Creek Trail is a paved community trail for walking, biking, rollerblading, running, and other pedestrian activity. The tree lined trail travels over creeks and under bridges and provides attractive natural views while still remaining close to downtown businesses.
Nashville, Indiana is a small town with a population of only 803, located in Brown County. The location is known for its resident artists and natural beauty, which attracts guests to come to this site and stay in local bed and breakfasts.
Salt Creek Brewery offers a high level of hospitality that the region is known for. The building is a converted service garage, which gives patrons a unique experience. Locals and visitors stay for the live musical performances.