- 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.
For those who love to experience wildlife in their natural habitat, Hills Creek State Park, is 407-acres of scenic woodlands and a lake. Featuring a variety of camping options, the park also has hiking trails, fishing, swimming, and activities in the winter.
Located along Seneca Lake, Smith Memorial Park is a campground that provides access to the water for swimming and boating. The park offers shower and restroom facilities, picnic areas and nature trails suitable for hiking.
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Ithaca History Tours is an educational tour company that offers a haunted Ithaca tour and a tour of the founding fathers of Ithaca. The tours last from 60-75 minutes and can be reserved by private groups.
The History Center is a historical museum aiming to make history meaningful by focusing on how the past has shaped the present. Attractions include a number of temporary exhibits and collections, a research library, and various educational programs.
Children and adults alike are welcomed at the Sciencenter, where they can find more than 250 hand-on exhibits, various programs such as the Moto-Inventions Day, an outdoor science park, as well as a miniature golf course. There is also a gift shop on the premises.