If you're balling on a budget like I am, you're always on the lookout for cheap, fun things to do. Here are a few affordable things to do in Grand Junction. I'll definitely be trying these out. 

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  • Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

    Max Price: $5
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    The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens look straight up beautiful. There are a rainforest, a Butterfly Pavillion, and koi fish pond. Oh, and a secret garden and a castle! This is a great affordable place to bring the family or a cute date. Tickets are only five bucks for adults and three for children.

  • Dinosaur Journey Museum

    Max Price: $9

    Real fossils and dinosaur robots sound pretty cool! There a working laboratory where the fossils are prepped and Kids can even dig for real fossils! Admission is nine dollars for adults and five for kids for the Dinosaur Journey Museum.

  • Banana's Fun Park

    Max Price: $8
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    They don't call is Banana's Fun Park for nothing! THis place has so many fun things to do from go karts to lazer tag, bumper boats and an arcade. I love playing games and Banana's looks like this is a good place to do it.

  • Colorado National Monument

    Max Price: $15

    A beautiful national monument is literally in your backyard! Camping, hiking and taking in the beautiful view are among the many activities you can do at the Colorado National Monument. Mule deer, coyotes and desert bighorn sheep are residents of this area.

  • Museum of Western Colroado

    Max Price: $7
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    Firearms, a saloon, uranium mine and the best view of the Grand Valley are all at the Museum of Western Colorado. There's a collection of Native American prehistoric pottery and rock art panels. Have you ever seen a 1921 fire truck? You can here!