Free & Cheap Things to Do in Arlington, TX
TripBuzz found 57 free or cheap things to do in or near Arlington, Texas. From The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository to Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Arlington offers a variety of inexpensive things to do in the area - including 20 budget-friendly activities and attractions nearby with ratings over 90%.
There are 33 different types of inexpensive things to do and see in or near Arlington, TX. The most popular types of cheap activities and places to visit include: History Museums, Landmarks, Art Museums and Historic Sites.
The attractions in the list below have an average rating of 83%, based on 9,642 total reviews from users of TripBuzz and other popular sites across the web.
River Legacy Park
701 Northwest Green Oaks Blvd Arlington, TX 76006 (817) 860-6752 View Website
The environmental education programs at the Living Science Center include classes for children and learning opportunities for adults that encourage both groups to explore their place in the natural world around them.
A Nature School for preschoolers ... summer classes ... field investigations ... after-school clubs ... home school classes , and a calendar full of public programs ... all these offerings and more serve to provide a hands-on, minds-on connection with nature.
It's one thing to read books and look at pictures. It's another thing to immerse yourself in the experience:
- marveling at the clever architecture of the funnel web spider
- matching the sweet song to the plain brown wren
- contemplating where the fox paused the night before by the traces of his prey
Experience these opportunities and more at River Legacy.
Print the following activity sheets to help you and your family get started on a Summer Nature Journal - whether visiting River Legacy Parks or in your own backyard or favorite outdoor environment:
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2602 Mayfield Rd Arlington, TX (972) 647-2331 View Website
Describing itself as a 'Texan Sized Marketplace', Trader's Village is a flea-market style collection of booths and vendors selling everything from trinkets to high end furniture. Attractions also include food, and family rides.
Main and 3rd Fort Worth, TX 76102 (817) 255-5700 View Website
The 35-block area in downtown Fort Worth, known as Sundance Square, while rich in Western history, is home to the best of modern retail and entertainment experiences. Restaurants, shops, and clubs reside in buildings that were built at the turn of the century.