Frugal Family Staycation Tips
Free Museum Pass
Looking for something interesting to do with the kids, grandchildren or visiting guests over the weekend or during school, holiday or summer vacations or a daycation idea? Check out how to be frugal, save money and get museum passes for your family for FREE!
With the cost of gas continually rising every day in today’s economy, many families are watching their finances and looking to cut corners and save money. By doing some Day Tripping with the kiddos or grandchildren, there are still many ways to have quality family-time together, while soaking up a little culture or entertainment in the process!
Check out this easy money saving tip on How to Get Free Museum Passes for a Family Daytrip and vacation close to home!
Visit your local library online to see if they offer Free or Reduced Rate Day passes to in-state or out-of-state museums and exhibits. This is a great way to spend quality family time on school vacation.
Your local library may vary with the passes they have to offer. You can easily visit other libraries online and print passes directly from your computer.
Some of those offered in Connecticut include:
Connecticut Trolley Museum
Hungerford Nature Center
Discovery Museum and Planetarium
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Florence Griswold Museum
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Lutz Children’s Museum
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
New Britain Museum of American Art
New Haven Museum
State Parks and Forests (includes Dinosaur and Gillette’s Castle)
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
That’s a lot of money you can save, and pack a picnic lunch for more frugal savings !
Happy Trails to You!
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