- The list below includes 122 free or cheap things to do in or near Columbus, Ohio, including 68 different types of inexpensive activities like Neighborhoods, Parks, Family Fun Center and Soccer Field.
- From Ohio State University to Short North Arts District, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Columbus and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Westerville, Dublin, Hilliard and Powell.
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Puzzling Adventures Cleveland MoreLess Info
Explore the city via an adventure combining the fun of a scavenger hunt with the information of a self-guided tour
99% 148 votes
2331 State Route 343, Yellow Springs, OH 45387 MoreLess Info
Providing one of the most prominent examples of glacial canyon cutting in the reason, the Clifton Gorge Nature Preserve gives guests scenic views of waterfalls, rapids, and wildflowers. Hiking, walking, photography, and picnics are permitted in the park.
93% 218 votes
Highway 374, Logan, OH MoreLess Info
Explore the Lower Gorge of Old Man's Cave on the Cedar Falls Hiking Trail. The trail leads hikers through valleys, creeks, and chasms covered in hemlock and bound by large walls of rock that host waterfalls.
83% 6 votes
10807 State Route 772, Chillicothe, OH 45601 MoreLess Info
Waters Edge Canoe Livery offers canoe and kayak rentals as well as planned canoe trips. The company also facilitates what they call primitive camping trips, and features a shop that sells all the necessary supplies.
93% 121 votes
6880 Springfield Xenia Road, Yellow Springs, OH MoreLess Info
Known for their ice cream, Young's Jersey Dairy Farm offers families a chance to feed and pet barnyard animals. The farm also has miniature golf, batting cages, and tractor rides.
92% 52 votes
3790 State Route 370, Yellow Springs, OH 45387 MoreLess Info
The John Bryan State Park offers travelers the chance to go fishing, backpacking, hiking, and canoeing. Not only is this site suitable for disc golf, but the location also provides the chance to go ice skating and ice fishing during the winter months.
93% 161 votes
Yellow Springs, OH 45387 MoreLess Info
The stewardship and education concerning the Glen Helen Nature Preserve is conducted by Antioch College. Over the 1,000-acre preserve there are 25 miles of trails for walking, hiking, jogging, and photography.
97% 34 votes
936 South Tecumseh Road, Springfield, OH 45506 MoreLess Info
Within George Rogers Clark Park there are five miles of nature trails for hiking, picnic areas, and Hosterman Lake for fishing and non-motorized water sports. The bulk of the park is even covered by a 300-year-old beech and maple tree forest.
86% 36 votes
247 Xenia Avenue (Rt. 68), Yellow Springs, OH 45387 MoreLess Info
Despite the fact that small community cinemas are disappearing, the Little Art Theatre remains a strong part of its region. Independent and artistic films act as the primary method of entertainment at the cinema.
98% 49 votes
305 N Walnut St, Yellow Springs, OH MoreLess Info
Crafting quality Ohio beers such as ale, IPA and hefeweizen, Yellow Springs Brewery prides itself on creating a sense of community through its product. The brewery offers tours, a merchandise shop and tasting room.
100% 1 votes
1117 E Hyde Road, Yellow Springs, OH 45387 MoreLess Info
Located on the 1,000 acre Glen Helen Nature Preserve, The Riding Centre is a therapeutic horseback riding and equestrian education facility. Day camps are available along with riding clinics and shows.