- The list below includes 317 free or cheap things to do in or near Richardson, Texas, including 94 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Bowling and Playgrounds.
- From Crowley Park to Cottonwood Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Richardson and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Plano, Frisco and Irving.
96% 24 votes
1405 Wilson Creek Parkway, McKinney, TX 75069 MoreLess Info
The community-owned and locally-maintained Towne Lake Recreation Area is spread over a rather large area that includes a 22-acre lake. Amenities of the park include lit hiking and biking trails, restrooms, concession services, paddle boat rentals, a fishing pier, and nine horseshoe courts.
99% 72 votes
545 North Cowan Avenue, Suite F, Lewisville, TX 75057 MoreLess Info
A producer of handcrafted spirits of various kinds, Witherspoon Distillery has been in business since 2011. The distillery makes bourbon, single malt, and rum, as well as Texas Whiskey, and is open for tours.
Rockwall Indoor Sports Expo, or RISE, as it is called for short, a multi-sport facility that hosts a variety of sports leagues at different levels. The facility offers football, baseball, basketball, soccer, and fitness programs.
50% 18 votes
20400 Hackberry Creek Park Rd, The Colony, TX 75034 MoreLess Info
Long-term camping enthusiasts and day trippers alike can take part in activities at Hidden Cove Park and Marina. Some things to do at the park include kayaking, swimming, skiing, hiking, volleyball, and horseshoes.
75% 4 votes
20400 Hackberry Creek Park Drive, The Colony, TX 75034 MoreLess Info
Specializing in stand up paddle boarding rentals and sales, A Paddle Board Life features a wide variety of boards, as well as apparel, accessories, and other equipment necessary for a paddle boarding excursion.
A 14-screen movie theater, Cinemark Movies 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service and mobile ticketing, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.
45% 753 votes
Grapevine Mills Mall, Entry 5, Grapevine, TX MoreLess Info
The Legoland Discovery Center allows families to play with Legos, watch a movie in the 4D movie theater, go on a laser ride, and attend model-building seminars. For the youngest members, the facility has Duplo bricks.
Home to the Flower Mound Youth Sports Association are the soccer fields and baseball diamonds of Bakersfield Park. The beautiful fields are also available for public use, as are the parks picnic areas and other amenities.