- The list below includes 334 free or cheap things to do in or near Cranston, Rhode Island, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Bike Paths, Hiking Trails and Family Fun Center.
- From Pawtuxet Village to Village Playground, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cranston and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport, Providence, Fall River and Warwick.
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Plant Nite Providence MoreLess Info
No green thumb is required to design a terrarium at this out-of-the-ordinary creative social event
88% 49 votes
Cranston, RI MoreLess Info
The site where Rhode Island patriots took military action against the British in 1772, Pawtuxet Village, has preserved the history and charm of yesteryear. With dozens of historic sites and homes within walking distance, bring your family today and experience the history.
100% 3 votes
Commercial Street, Cranston, RI 02905 MoreLess Info
Kids are free to be kids at the gated Pawtuxet Village Playground. Newly renovated, the playground features slides, swings, spinning seats, a climbing wall, play fire truck, and a boat. Shaded picnic tables help parents relax while their children play.
17% 6 votes
Cranston, RI 02910 MoreLess Info
The 10-mile Washington Secondary Bike Way is a biking trail that also has views of the Pawtuxet River. The trail is made up of paved and dirt paths and can be used for running, roller blading, and walking.
- 1 votes
Rhodes Pl, Cranston, RI 2905 MoreLess Info
Situated on both sides of the river, Pawtuxet River Trail takes visitors on a scenic trail through the native wilderness. The trail is accessible by a parking lot and ends at two different sports fields.
64% 11 votes
1351 Cranston St., Cranston, RI MoreLess Info
Built as a small family homestead in the late 18th century, Governor Sprague Mansion, was upgraded to the elegant home it is today in 1864. Believed to be haunted, the mansion is available for tours or hosting events.
74% 39 votes
1000 New London Ave., Cranston, RI MoreLess Info
For a memorable day of family fun, visit the award-winning Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment. Featuring 2 mini-golf courses, a par-3 course, batting cages, driving range, and available lessons, visit today.
- 1 votes
198 Aqueduct Road, Cranston, RI 2910 MoreLess Info
Measuring 260 feet by 80 feet in total, the Budlong Pool is an outdoor pool open during the warm summer months in the year. Visitors commonly enjoy attending public swimming sessions or taking swimming lessons at the pool.
86% 22 votes
225 Niantic Avenue, Cranston, RI 02907 MoreLess Info
Opened in 1960, Lang's Bowlarama features 40 lanes suitable for open and league bowlers. It offers a full bar, a dining menu, a party room and a lounge with a 16-foot television for sports viewing.
100% 4 votes
848 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910 MoreLess Info
The Park Theatre is a state of the art multipurpose performing arts center that re-opened in 2009 after closing in 2002 after 8 decades of operation. The theatre features a variety of events including theatrical performances, concerts, opera, and movies.
100% 1 votes
900 Phenix Avenue, Cranston, RI 2921 MoreLess Info
At Cranston Veteran's Memorial Ice Rink, visitors can join others on an indoor rink during public skating hours. The rink also hosts public hockey sessions for all ages, as well as stick and puck hours for hockey players.