- The list below includes 507 free or cheap things to do in or near Wheaton, Maryland, including 122 different types of inexpensive activities like Gardens, Amusement Parks (Kids), Parks and Movie Theaters.
- From Brookside Gardens to Brookside Nature Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wheaton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
St. Michael's Museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating local history. Housed in relocated buildings over a century old, it features collections of historical artifacts and curiosities. It offers guided walking tours of historical areas, as well.
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605 S. Talbot St. #6, (In the Old Mill), St. Michaels, MD 21663 MoreLess Info
The Lyon Distilling Company is a micro distillery that creates ultra small batches of Rum and Whiskey. The distillery makes white rums, dark rums, bourbon aged rums, corn whiskey, and rye whiskey.
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Princess and East German Streets, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 MoreLess Info
Located in the Entler Hotel is West Virginia's historic Shepherdstown Museum. The museum was founded to preserve the areas structures, artifacts, furniture and documents from the late 1800's.
In addition to the historic Shepherd University campus, visitors can enjoy athletic events at the modernized stadium that holds the school's football games. There are even three on site theaters offering a wide range of plays from both new and old writers.
Also known as Ferry Hill Place, Ferry Hill Plantation is a historic building that has been a private home, a restaurant, and the headquarters for C&O Canal. The building is now a visitor center, with a variety of informative exhibits.
The historic farm of Sky Meadows forms the basis of the Sky Meadows State Park which is spread over 1,864 acres. Common activities include touring the historic home, hiking, picnicking, fishing, biking, and participating in the frequent nature and history programs.