- The list below includes 173 free or cheap things to do in or near Chanhassen, Minnesota, including 87 different types of inexpensive activities like Walking Trails, Comedy Clubs, Movie Theaters and Music Venue.
- From Minnesota Landscape Arboretum to Temple of ECK Contemplation Trails, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Chanhassen and in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Paul, Minneapolis, Burnsville and Shakopee.
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3675 Arboretum Drive, P.O. Box 39, Chanhassen, MN 55317 MoreLess Info
An affiliate of the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is both a fun and educational place to visit. It features a number of public gardens with various plant and tree collections. There are also sculptures, a restaurant and gift shop on-site to enhance the experience.
On the grounds of the Temple of ECK, Temple of ECK Contemplation Trails offer meditation strolls through fields of prairie grass and natural forest. Views of nearby Lake Louise are available, and signs with spiritual quotes adorn the path.
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6900 Ches Mar Drive, Chanhassen, MN 55317 MoreLess Info
Situated on a wide lake amid woodlands, Carver County Minnewashta Park hosts recreational space including an off-leash dog park and beach area. Visitors can boat, fish, hike, swim, play volleyball, picnic, or observe wildlife.
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501 W. 78th Street, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, Chanhassen, MN 55318 MoreLess Info
Home to an improv comedy troup, Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret presents interactive performances in which the comedy is created from audience suggestions. They also serve dinner and drinks as part of a dinner theater.
With three theaters available, Exclesior Dock Cinema 3 offers the latest films in its historic auditoriums. The concession stand serves popcorn with real butter. The outside of the theater has two large camera sculptures next to the name.
Specializing in custom framing services, Water Street Gallery features fine art of architecture, landscapes, portraits, still life, flowers, and more from local artists. The artists featured in the gallery accept commission work.