- The list below includes 123 free or cheap things to do in or near Merritt Island, Florida, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Bowling and Children's Play Area.
- From Kelly Park to Rotary Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Merritt Island and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne and Titusville.
Located in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, the Turtle Mound National Historic Site is thousands of years old. Formed from thousands of oyster shells, the mound is visible from the water and is a useful navigation landmark.
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400 E 2nd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 MoreLess Info
A variety of fresh foods are available at the New Smyrna Beachside Farmers Market at Norwood's. In addition to local farmers and fishermen, there are booths for a local German chef, Swiss baker, makers of organic soaps, and a place to enjoy food and wine at Norwood's tropical outdoor deck.
62% 1113 votes
8201 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1918, Ripley's Believe It or Not is an amusement/entertainment franchise promoting the bizarre and extraordinary. The attraction features various permanent and new exhibits, such as their shrunken heads exhibit, and is available for individuals as well as large group tours.
98% 106 votes
120 Sams Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 MoreLess Info
The focal exhibit of the New Smyrna Museum of History covers the founders of New Smyrna along with an Interior Gallery that involves a chronological overview of area history. The site also contains the Sheldon Research Library.
Trailblazer Park has a variety of child-oriented activities including a paid-entry splash park with jet sprays and a playground area offering climbing webs, swings and slides. There is also a covered pavilion with twelve picnic tables.
Since 1992, Horse World Riding Stables, has made it possible for visitors to enjoy the pleasure of a ride on horseback underneath the bright blue Florida skies. With several guided trails to choose from, lessons are also available for novices.
75% 153 votes
107 North Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 MoreLess Info
The combination of a complete dinner buffet and an hour and a half cruise are provided through Dolphin View Seafood - Dinner & River Cruise. Guests can take in the intracoastal scenery while trying to spot dolphins during the sightseeing portion of the cruise.
Enjoy a full day of ocean fishing aboard the Pastime Princess, a huge fishing vessel that departs daily from New Smyrna Beach. The excursion fee includes gear, safety equipment, a fishing license and fish-cleaning services.