- The list below includes 125 free or cheap things to do in or near Lorain, Ohio, including 85 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, History Museums and Parks.
- From Lakeview Park to Beaver Park Marina, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lorain and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lakewood, Oberlin, North Olmsted and Westlake.
Located near the southern shores of Lake Eerie, Beaver Park Marina is a storage and rental marina featuring over 275 docks with a variety of boats and various watercraft. Boat sales are regularly offered along with repair services.
Featuring grand traditional architecture, the Lorain Palace Theater takes movie goers back to a time when attending the cinema was an event. Guests will enjoy taking a step back in time while seeing a modern day feature title.
Black River Historical Society has a mission to preserve and interpret the history of the City of Lorain and to share that history with the public through education and the preservation of historical artifacts.
Family owned and operated since 1946, Rebman Recreation is a treasured gathering place for friends and visitors in Loraine. The bowling center, open Wednesday through Saturday, features leagues, a pro shop and a snack cafe.
With trails following the Black River, visitors can bike, run, or walk the 3.5 miles and enjoy the scenic view of the Black River Reservation in Elyria, Ohio. With prairies, swamps, and forested paths, visitors can find their own slice of nature.