- The list below includes 70 free or cheap things to do in or near Springfield, Ohio, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Architectural Buildings.
- From Hartman Rock Garden to Buck Creek State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Springfield and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dayton, Fairborn, Yellow Springs and Kettering.
Spacious with lots of outdoor recreation, Academy Park is very busy. It offers fun for the entire family including fishing ponds, baseball fields and basketball courts. The park is further designed with trails for walking, running, bicycling or skating.
Glow Putt Mini-Golf is an indoor entertainment complex that offers miniature golf illuminated by black lights and glowing decorations. The facility also hosts parties and corporate events, and has a number of party rooms.
A wooded area interspersed with open meadows, Delaware State Park is located on an area once home to Delaware Indians. It can be used for boating, swimming and fishing on the lake and for picnics, disc golf, camping and hiking.