- The list below includes 180 free or cheap things to do in or near Ruskin, Florida, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, Movie Theaters, Parks and Cultural Centers.
- From E. G. Simmons Regional Park to Shell Point Marina, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ruskin and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tampa, Bradenton, St. Petersburg and St. Pete Beach.
Gus's Crabby Adventures is a tour company that hosts private boating and dining parties with an educational focus. The tour includes ecological lessons about Tampa Bay's ecosystems, as well as lessons on catching and preparing crabs.
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At Fishing Charters with Captain Matt Santiago, visitors can get picked up from their resort by boat and taken on a fishing tour of Tampa Bay. Among the fish that can be caught are redfish, trout, flounder, snapper, and more.
Devoted to the arts, Firehouse Cultural Center hosts events such as live theater, stand up comedy and artists in residence, as well as classes and workshops. They also host live music in their Firehouse Pub space.
Visitors can enjoy guided fishing tours led by Captain Danny Guarino with D.R. Guarino Charters. They offer inshore, back country, flats, and near shore fishing charters for snook, redfish, cobia, snapper, grouper, trout, and flounder.
Captain Sean Goddard of Inshore 2 Offshore Fishing Adventures offers 4-8 hour fishing excursions in near-shore and inshore waters where speckled trout, redfish, snapper, cobia, and tarpon are frequently caught. Dolphins and Manatee are often also seen by visitors.
With half and full day trips available, Redfish Landing Guide Service offers fly fishing and light tackles trips to the Florida Everglades region. It also has a fly casting class for anglers new to fly fishing.