- The list below includes 120 free or cheap things to do in or near Thomasville, Pennsylvania, including 93 different types of inexpensive activities like Outlet Stores, Factory Tours, History Museums and Movie Theaters.
- From Martin's Potato Chips Inc. to Regal West Manchester Stadium 13, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Thomasville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gettysburg, Harrisburg, York and Mechanicsburg.
Beginning in 1941, Martin's Potato Chips Inc., has been a snacking staple of families all over Pennsylvania. Visitors to their 75,000 square foot facility can enjoy walking tours, and a stop in their gift shop.
With digital projectors, Regal West Manchester Stadium 13 shows the latest films in standard and 3-D formats. The auditoriums have stadium seating and there are ticket kiosks to help customers avoid the ticket booth lines.
There are always interesting items on the shelves at The York Emporium, a quirky shop in York, Pennsylvania. Its 19,000-foot sales floor is jammed with more than 250,000 books, knick-knacks, souvenirs, kitchen equipment, games, home demor items, chilren's toys and much more.
Located on 1,637 acres, William H. Kain County Park has two lakes that can be used for boating and fishing. The park features trails for biking, hiking and horseback riding, a horseshoe pit, a playground and a volleyball court.
Suitable for casual and league bowlers along with parties and private events, Colony Park Lanes North features 36 bowling lanes with automatic bumpers. The center also offers glow bowling and a pub with food, drinks and adult beverages.
At Industrial & Agricultural Museum, visitors can browse displays filled with artifacts from the 18th century until present day. Some of the artifacts featured in these exhibits include steam engines, tractors, automobiles, and airplanes.
The home field of the York Revolution baseball team is PeoplesBank Park, formerly called Santander Stadium. This spacious stadium features plentiful concessions (including beer, liquor and low-fat snacks) and a flat, meticulously-manicured field.
Surrounded by hiking trails, Lake Redman is a prime water sports destination, with activities like boating, kayaking, and paddleboating for visitors to participate in. The lake has several picnic areas for visitors to set up family picnics at.