- 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.
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147 East Harwood Rd., Hurst, TX 76054 MoreLess Info
People can play laser tag and whirlyball, which is a cross between lacrosse and basketball, at WhirlyBall & LaserWhirld Mid-Cities. At least six players are needed to play a game of whirlyball, and each play gets his own bumper car to use for the game.
Located nearby Wrigley Field, Wiggly Field Dog Park is a half-acre canine recreation and exercise facility with areas for both small and large dogs. The park provides an agility course, drinking water, picnic tables, dog waste bags and trees.
Penn Farm at Cedar Hill State Park showcases the history of Texas with an emphasis on the history of farming. Both self-guided and guided tours are available of the center which displays how family farms once operated and how they have changed over time.
The main attraction of Fish Creek Linear Park is the broad, 14 foot concrete path that stretches for 7 continuous miles. The trail is often called as the â€˜Trail of Two Cities,â€™ as it stretches between Arlington and Grand Prairie.
The University of Texas at Arlington's Planetarium offers both pre-recorded programs and live stargazing year-round. One-hour shows include guided stargazing in the theatre with a space scientist, along with a 30-minute recorded program.
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700 Planetarium Place, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019 MoreLess Info
Live stargazing is on the menu at Planetarium at the University of Texas at Arlington. These one-hour shows are presented on a 60-foot dome screen and consist of stargazing of tonight's sky presented by a space scientist.