- The list below includes 245 free or cheap things to do in or near Norwalk, Connecticut, including 126 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, History Museums, Beaches and Aquariums.
- From Cranbury Park / Gallaher Estate to Calf Pasture Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Norwalk and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Milford, Stratford, Stamford and Fairfield.
GrapesWine 10 Cross St., Norwalk, CT MoreLess Info
Wine experts will lead guests through an entertaining and informative wine-tasting event
A 227 acre wooded park with a historic mansion on the property, Cranbury Park / Gallaher Estate offers a variety of attractions. The park has hiking trails and a disc golf course, and the estate is available for rentals.
Calf Pasture Beach is an historically significant park and beach that offers amenities including picnic areas, pavilions and playgrounds. They provide concessions and also feature a high boardwalk where patrons can fish.
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Norwalk's Sheffield Island Lighthouse & Nature Trail is preserved and managed by the Sheffield Seaport Association. The lighthouse, which closed in 1902, is available for advance tours and must be accessed via boat.
Situated next to the ocean, Cove Marina Mini Golf offers visitors an 18 hole miniature golf course landscaped with rocks and maritime items. The course has challenging obstacles like sand traps and other structures.
The Norwalk location of Stew Leonard's is a fresh food superstore featuring farm produce, baked goods, dairy products and gourmet items. Stew Leonard's also offers seafood, deli meats, artisanal cheese, fresh floral arrangements and offsite event catering.
Norwalk, Connecticut's South Norwalk Historic District (SoNo) is a popular area filled with restaurants, boutiques, art galleries and other unique local businesses. The district is also a popular venue for fairs and festivals.
Norwalk's The Maritime Aquarium is a large institution featuring amazing and diverse exhibits from around the world. Its most unusual features include a shark touch tank, meerkat habitat, IMAX theater, educational children's camp and a series of exhibits on African marine life.
Located in Norwalk, Connecticut, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children is intended for children younger than age 10. The museum helps kids learn about history, science, languages and other fascinating topics.