- The list below includes 157 free or cheap things to do in or near Marysville, Washington, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Arcades, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- From Jennings Memorial Park to Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-leash Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Marysville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Everett, Snohomish, Edmonds and Lynnwood.
The route formerly used by the Interurban Trolley that ran from Seattle to Everett was converted to the Interurban Trail several decades ago. Walkers, joggers, and bikers are allowed to enjoy the 5.5 mile trail for recreational purposes since it runs separate from motorized traffic in the area.
Many outdoor activities are available at Lake Padden Park. Visitors can enjoy facilities such as an outdoor basketball court, multipurpose fields, walking paths, hiking trails, playground, picnic tables, barbeque grills, and a golf course.
One of the oldest lighthouses on the Northwest coast, the New Dungeness has daily tours and offers week long volunteer lighthouse keeper positions. If the 5 mile scenic walk along the split is too much for you, boat transportation can be arranged in advance.
Measuring 16.02 acres, Lake Meridian Park offers access to Lake Meridian for fishing, swimming, boating and water sports. It features picnic shelters, barbecue grills, a playground, walking trails, restroom facilities and fields suitable for open grass activities.
Fairhaven Historic District comprises of a variety of small shops ranging from grocery stores and farmer's market to shops for gourmet purchases as well as many cafes and art galleries built in old historic buildings.