- The list below includes 84 free or cheap things to do in or near Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Art Gallery, Swimming Pool and Family Fun Center.
- From Adventure Park to McCormick Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Mechanicsburg and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Harrisburg, York, Hershey and Carlisle.
Adventure Park is an entirely accessible play site for children regardless of their abilities. Features of the park include the central Adventure Zone Playground, volleyball courts, a fitness trail, and snow tubing hills in the winter.
Owned and operated by the Upper Allen Township, McCormick Park is linear in shape and modestly sized. The site has a creek available for fishing, tubing, and canoeing with the option fo informal parking along the side of the road where the park is located.
Not just your typical farm, Paulus Farm Market, has been delighting customers since1991. In addition to their farm fresh produce, home-raised beef, and more; kids love the animal, hayrides, and other seasonal events.
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As a community pool, Mechanicsburg Borough Memorial Pool offers visitors recreational swimming as well as a three story water slide. Visitors can purchase season passes that allow for unlimited access to the pool.
A racing facility that has hosted Sprint Car Racing since 1939, the Williams Grove Speedway features a ½ mile circular race track. The track hosts a variety of cars, including Sprint cars, Street Stocks, and Super Sportsman.
Metropolis Collective is a location that contains several different contemporary art galleries. Paintings, photographs, mixed media, live music performances, and artistic performances are among the events and artwork that bring individuals to the gallery.
Five historic buildings have been restored and preserved for the Mechanicsburg Museum. Visitors can access the Stationmaster's House build in 1866, the 1801 Frankenberger Tavern, and the 1899 Washington Street Station along with a model railroad exhibit.
Featuring 40 lanes, Trindle Bowling Center provides bowling for individuals, leagues and private events. The center offers a cafe with food, drinks and ice cream, an arcade with redemption games and a pro shop.