- The list below includes 48 free or cheap things to do in or near Elmira, New York, including 49 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, History Museums, Cemeteries and Breweries.
- From Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira to Woodlawn National Cemetery, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Elmira and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Corning, Horseheads, Watkins Glen and Hector.
The CNY Living History Center is a historical museum location that displays a number of exhibits and artifacts relating to local history. Exhibits include a collection of trucks, tractors, and Civil War memorabilia, among others.
Country music fans from around the nation come to New York to visit the Cortland Country Music Park. The park is home to New York State Country Music Hall of Fame and also features an opry barn, on site camping, dinner shows and live musical performers.