Welcome to TheFreeSite.com's 2017 roundup of freebies for summer. Here, you'll find a collection of the Web's best summer-themed free stuff, including free activities, free samples, bowling offers, free campgrounds, kids offers, catalogs, travel freebies, skating passes, and more.
Are you planning to go camping this summer? Free campgrounds can be hard to find these days. This handy site offers information on where to go for free camping. The site features a simple, map-based search engine to find no-cost and cheap camping areas.
Here, kids can register for two free games of bowling, all summer long, courtesy of participating bowling centers, along with schools and organizations. Age requirements and details of offer vary by each of the 1,100 participating bowling centers. See site for details. (U.S. and Canada only).
Scroll down the page to the "Kids Earn a Free Book" section and follow the instructions to get a free book in the "Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program." The program is aimed at readers in first through sixth grades. Offer expires Sept. 5, 2017, or while supplies last.
Fill out the form to request a free printed copy of the 2017 California "Official Visitors Guide," which includes 607 travel tips and ideas. Here, you can also order a print copy of the "California Road Trips" guide. (International availability).
During its 2017 "Summer Kids Series," Frank Theatres is offering a series of free movies for kids on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings. See the site for a list of participating locations, as well as the available movie showings.
This site shows you how to earn free tokens at Chuck E. Cheese. Download and print out the Chuck E.'s "Rewards Calendars." Mark the days off with a pen or sticker as your child accomplishes specific goals. Then, you can bring the completed calendar in to any participating Chuck E. Cheese location and receive 10 free tokens as a reward. Offer expires Dec. 31, 2017.
Complete the form at this site to request a free 140-page Summer catalog from L.L. Bean, a retailer that specializes in apparel and outdoor equipment. Here, you can either get a catalog delivered to you by mail, or you can browse catalogs online. (U.S. and Canada only).
Follow the instructions to request a free "Wyoming Official Travelers Journal," which is "your expert source for planning a Wyoming getaway." You can either request a printed or digital version of the guide. Allow 10-14 days for shipment for the printed version. (U.S. and Canada only).
Follow the instructions to request a free 264-page "Texas Travel Guide," that is "jam-packed with information on more than 400 Texas cities, towns, and attractions." Besides the guide, you'll also receive a state highway map and an accommodations guide. (International availability).
Look for the "Free 2017 Discovery Pass" link and click "order now" and follow the instructions to request a pass, valid through Dec. 31, 2017, that offers free entry to places managed by Parks Canada. The pass "is valid for any group of visitors entering a national marine conservation area or historic site together or arriving in the same vehicle at a national park." Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery. (International availability).
Looking for free movies? Popcornflix offers a good roundup of over 1,500 free films and TV shows online. Categories include action, comedy, drama, documentaries, horror, romance, foreign films, and more. New titles are added regularly.
Follow the instructions to request a free 2017 "Virginia Is For Lovers" travel guide and state map. This 226-page guide rounds up hundreds of attractions, towns, accommodations, events and other travel ideas. (International availability).
Fill out the form to get a free bowling game coupon from GoBowling.com. Limit: one free game of bowling per person, per coupon, per day. Valid through Dec. 31, 2017, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at participating bowling centers. (U.S. only).
Are you trying to stretch your budget this summer? Sign up with this service (it's free) and you can earn gift cards for taking online surveys, watching videos, searching the Web, and other online activities. The gift cards range in value from $5 to $25. (U.S., U.K. and Canada only).
Looking to take a trip off the beaten path this summer? This free site (which is also available as an app) offers a handy way for you to plan, book and navigate your summer trip. Roadtrippers offers a database of millions of interesting and off-beat locations.
At this site, you can register for free skating passes for kids. Details of the offer vary by each skating center. This site offers a search engine to help you find local skating centers that participate in this program.
Follow the instructions at this site to request free Oklahoma travel brochures. A variety of brochures are available, including such titles as "Genealogy Travel in Oklahoma," "Great Plains Trail of Oklahoma" and "Chisholm Trail's 150th Celebration." (International availability).