- The list below includes 142 free or cheap things to do in or near Storrs, Connecticut, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Museum, Specialty Museums, Parks and History Museums.
- From The Adventure Park at Storrs to Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Storrs and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hartford, South Windsor, Manchester and Wethersfield.
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Gansett Wraps 12 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT MoreLess Info
A vegetarian friendly deep-fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas, fava beans, or both
99% 98 votes
Storrs, CT 6268 MoreLess Info
The Adventure Park at Storrs is an aerial adventure course. High above the ground, bridges of cable, wood, rope, and zip lines connect small platforms built around the trees. Adventure seekers climb along these aerial trails of varying difficulty.
73% 11 votes
6 Bourn Place, U-5212, Storrs, CT 06269 MoreLess Info
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Photography features temporary exhibitions and a permanent library and archive. The institute also offers workshops for those who wish to learn about puppetry and toy theatre.
50% 22 votes
245 Glenbrook Road, Storrs, CT 6269 MoreLess Info
The William Benton Museum of Art in Storrs, Connecticut is a museum and restoration center for old and/or damaged objects d'art. Admission is always free, but donations are always welcome.
98% 40 votes
228 Stafford Rd, Mansfield, CT MoreLess Info
The Mansfield Drive-In Theatre plays first-run movies on three different screens during the summer season. The location is also the home of Mansfield Market, the largest flea market in Eastern Connecticut.
100% 2 votes
Prospect Street, Willimantic, CT MoreLess Info
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Prospect Hill Historic District is a district that encompasses 40-blocks of residential neighborhoods. The district has a total of 993 contributing buildings.
- 0 votes
55 Bridge Street, Willimantic, CT 6226 MoreLess Info
Located on the site of the former Columbia Junction Freight Yard, the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum showcases historical locomotives and railroad buildings. Visitors can take a guided tour through the museum and kids can operate an 1850's style pump-car.
98% 60 votes
Manchester, CT MoreLess Info
Manchester, Connecticut's Case Mountain reaches a peak elevation of 774 feet and has a flat, stable summit overlooking the state capitol. The mountain is peppered with immaculate trails for hiking, cycling, jogging and dog walking. Pets are welcome but must remain leashed.
100% 1 votes
Charter Oak Street, Manchester, CT 6040 MoreLess Info
Home to sports fields and courts, Charter Oak Park can be used for baseball, softball, racquetball, tennis, basketball and soccer. The park also provides a playground, restroom facilities and a trail suitable for walking and biking.
- 1 votes
448 Tolland Tpke, Manchester, CT 6040 MoreLess Info
Northwest Park has a nature trail, lighted baseball and little league fields with bleachers, volleyball courts, playground, a 50 foot pier overlooks Union Pond, a 55 foot rental pavilion with picnic tables, restrooms, rental kitchen and 72 inch grill.
100% 1 votes
19-73 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 6042 MoreLess Info
A 3.5-mile loop trail, Laurel Marsh Trail takes visitors past the Hockanum River through woodlands, hills and meadows. The trail is suitable for hiking and provides opportunities for fishing, boating, birdwatching and wildlife viewing.