- The list below includes 80 free or cheap things to do in or near Catskill, New York, including 87 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Art Gallery and Farms & Ranches.
- From Slide Mountain to Thomas Cole National Historic Site, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Catskill and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Saugerties, Kingston, Hudson and Rhinebeck.
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Named a historic site in 1999, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site celebrates the life and art of landscape painter Thomas Cole. The site features the painters former home, available to tour, as well as a map to the trail of landscapes featured in his art.
A riverfront park along the Hudson River, Dutchman's Landing features picnic tables, barbecue pits, a playground and boat launch. The park is located in the Village of Catskill, a town filled with historic buildings, restaurants and shops.
The Community Theatre is a historic two screen theatre that has been restored to reflect its 1940s cinema style. The theatre provides state-of-the-art surround sound in both theatres and digital projection in booths. The theatre offers concessions and gift certificates.
Free Rein Farm is a small family owned farm offering horseback riding lessons year-round. The farm offers schooling packages, various camps, and customized board options. The trainer, Mia Ferraro, has both English and Western riding and competition experience.
Designed by the Hudson River School painter Frederic E. Church, the Olana State Historic Site features his family home, studio, and estate. The Persian-inspired house offers daily tours, and visitors can also view the 250 acres of an artist-designed landscape which is available through five miles of carriage tr…