- The list below includes 333 free or cheap things to do in or near Ellicott City, Maryland, including 124 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Family Fun Center, Karaoke Bar and Playgrounds.
- From Patapsco Valley State Park to Worthington Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ellicott City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Baltimore, Silver Spring, Laurel and Rockville.
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20217 Hogback Mountain Rd, Leesburg, VA 20175 MoreLess Info
With 15 courses to choose from, Hogback Mountain Paintball offers visitors speedball and scenario courses nestled in the woods. The castle field features wooden wall obstacles in the shape of a castle.
South York Plaza Cinemas is a four-cinema movie multiplex that screens first-run movies. The theater offers a variety of concession choices, including popcorn, candy, and soda, and offers matinees and discount deals.
The large and prestigious site known as Oatlands Plantation contains a restored country home that is fully furnished with 19th century items. The attached garden is well-maintained and available for public viewing after a tour of the house itself.
For lessons, fishing trips, and tours, visitors try Chesapeake Bay Fly Fishing with Captain Chris Newsome. Available lessons include fly casting, light tackle, fly tying, knots, fish cycles, and cast netting.
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6620 Zittlestown Road, Middletown, MD 21769 MoreLess Info
The Washington Monument State Park is home of the monument built in 1837 to honor George Washington and the site of Maryland's first Civil War battle. The park offers views of the valley, hiking, picnicking, and a Civil War Museum.
Located along the Occoquan River, Occoquan Regional Park provides access for fishing and boating as well as trails along the river and in wooded areas. The park's 400 acres includes open green space, sports facilities and picnic areas.
Frank Theatres offers the latest movies for all ages. It features assigned stadium seating with red chairs that rock back and recline, a game room with coin operated games, a cafe called Starlite Cafe, and a bar and concession area.
Greenbrier State Park is home to a large man-made freshwater lake complete with a beach and a separate swim area, accompanied with a number of multi-purpose nature trails, campsites, picnic areas and more.
Surrounded by hiking trails, Lake Redman is a prime water sports destination, with activities like boating, kayaking, and paddleboating for visitors to participate in. The lake has several picnic areas for visitors to set up family picnics at.
Modern farm life is on display at the Ticonderoga Farms that covers over 1,000 acres of fields and forest. Farm related activities like hayrides, slides, bonfires, pumpkin picking, picnics, and fresh produce are frequently held.