- The list below includes 113 free or cheap things to do in or near Brandon, Florida, including 83 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Mini Golf, Movie Theaters and Pubs.
- From All Persons Rotary Park to Ace Golf Range & Pro Shop, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Brandon and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tampa, Lakeland, St. Petersburg and Ruskin.
Located in Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, Paddling Adventures offers visitors kayak and canoe rentals to take out onto the river. The river is 5 miles long, and has manatees, eagles, and turtles as a part of its ecosystem.
A 36-lane bowling center, Sarasota Lanes offer open and league bowling along with birthday party hosting. The center provides a lounge with adult beverages, flat-screen televisions, pool tables, a pro shop and a snack bar.
Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 is a movie theater with 20 screens and stadium seating that features such amenities as 3D for certain movies and a game room in the lobby. Parking in the garage is free with ticket stub.
Opened in 1988, McCurdy's Comedy Theatre is a comedy club that hosts numerous comedians and events. The theatre includes an on-site restaurant with a full bar, valet parking, and a 4200 square foot comedy showroom.
Sitting on an island peninsula on the waters of Sarasota Bay, Sarasota Bayfront Park offers highly a highly scenic and serene environment. It features a splash park and playground, as well as two waterfront restaurants.
The Gulf of Mexico provides excellent fishing opportunities. With Fishdaddy Charters, fishermen of all ages can fish for numerous species from redfish to shark. Each trip includes all equipment and a seasoned Captain.
Hosting over 130,000 visitors annually, the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a location that is home to a variety of exotic and tropical plants. Visitors commonly enjoy viewing the plant exhibits, the bonsai gardens, and the bamboo gardens.
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A working aquarium that hosts research scientists as well as the public, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium features a large menagerie of aquatic animals on display. The aquarium also features a number of hands-on educational exhibits.
The Circle F Dude Ranch Camp is a ranch that offers a large selection of summer camps to its visitors. Horseback riding, swimming, and camping are a few of the many options available to those attending the summer camps.