- The list below includes 153 free or cheap things to do in or near Washington, Connecticut, including 115 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Art Gallery.
- From Averill Farm to The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Washington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Danbury, Bristol, Kent and Waterbury.
Barker Animation Art Gallery is the world's largest animation and fine art gallery. They are currently celebrating their 20th year and feature art from all guests favorite studios including Disney and Warner.
Lock 12 Historical Park is essentially a public area based on a restored section of the Farmington Canal. Popular features of the park include a nearly three mile biking and hiking trail, picnic areas, and a museum.
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Strawberry Fields, 741 Plainville Avenue, Farmington, CT 6032 MoreLess Info
Open to riders of all skill levels, KC Show Stables offers private lessons that teach the basics of both English and Western riding styles. Visitors can lease the farm, which comes with a free lesson and practice ride.
The Cheshire Historical Society is an organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the area to the local community. The organization owns and operates an antique shop that contains products from years pre-1985.
A multi-purpose recreation center, Bartlem Park offers an array of activities for the entire family. On hot days, the community can enjoy swimming in the park's public pool. Other amenities include playground equipment, sports fields and a community garden.
Starbuck Equestrian is an equestrian center that offers a variety of horseback riding lessons for people of all ages and abilities. The farm has four green turnouts, two sand turnouts, and two outdoor riding rings.
Only one hour from New York City, Stepping Stone Farm has four all-weather riding arenas, heated indoor riding rings, two outdoor riding rings, large stalls, indoor and outside wash stalls, large turnout paddocks and accommodations for horse and rider.
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354 Main Street, Winsted, CT 6098 MoreLess Info
Winston, Connecticut is home to the Gilson Cinema & Cafe. This small theater plays a small number of new releases. Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended for shows on Friday and Saturday.
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25 Trefoil Drive, Trumbull, CT 6611 MoreLess Info
Featuring more than 10,000 square feet of trampoline space, Rockin' Jump - The Ultimate Trampoline Park offers trampoline activities including a foam pit, dodgeball, basketball and open jump. The park also has food available and hosts parties and events.
Brooksvale Park offers a domestic animal barnyard, toddler playground and playing field, wildlife garden, and apple orchard. The on-site pond is used for ice skating in the winter. Hiking trails and a rentable pavilion are also available.