Free & Cheap Things to Do in Hector, NY

  • The list below includes 61 free or cheap things to do in or near Hector, New York, including 56 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Waterfalls, History Museums and Movie Theaters.
  • From Hector Falls, Hector, NY to Smith Memorial Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hector and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ithaca, Penn Yan, Horseheads and Watkins Glen.
  • The list below includes 61 free or cheap things to do in or near Hector, New York, including 56 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Waterfalls, History Museums and Movie Theaters.
  • From Hector Falls, Hector, NY to Smith Memorial Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hector and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ithaca, Penn Yan, Horseheads and Watkins Glen.
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7.8 Miles
92% 53 votes
Waterfalls Route 414, Hector, NY MoreLess Info
Featuring a series of cascades, Hector Falls is a waterfall that is over 250 tall. The falls are located right off the road, with visitors stopping on the side to take photos in front of it.
0.8 Miles
100% 1 votes
Parks 5303 Park Avenue, Hector, NY 14841 MoreLess Info
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.
5.4 Miles
- 0 votes
Historic Sites 26 Seneca Street, Dundee, NY 14837 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to preserving the local history of the region, Dundee Area Historical Society is a volunteer led organization. It runs the Hoyt Coal Weigh Station, featuring mining artifacts, and the Old Schoolhouse Museum, a school from the 1890s.
8.1 Miles
100% 20 votes
Fishing 1st & Decatur, Watkins Glen, NY MoreLess Info
Summit to Stream Adventures is an outdoor adventure guide service that leads fly fishing, steelhead and salmon fishing, charter fishing, and and kayak and canoe services. The business features an experienced and knowledgeable staff.
8.3 Miles
74% 34 votes
Camping Site 155 S. Clute Park Drive, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 MoreLess Info
Spanning 35 acres, Clute Park Campground runs along Seneca Lake and provides a boat launch into the lake. The park has areas for soccer, baseball and tennis as well as picnic areas, a skate park and playground.
8.7 Miles
98% 2861 votes
National & State Parks Watkins Glen, NY MoreLess Info
The centerpiece of the park in which it is found, the Gorge at Watkins Glen State Park was created by the glaciers immediately after the Ice Age. It is basically a 400 foot-deep narrow cut in the earth, through which several waterfalls pass.
9.0 Miles
98% 2928 votes
National & State Parks Watkins Glen, NY MoreLess Info
The Watkins Glen State Park is the most popular in the Finger Lakes area, because it has a 400 foot-deep gorge, which forms 19 waterfalls. Among the amenities in here can be mentioned the picnic areas, the pavilions, the camping sites, and the playgrounds.
9.9 Miles
85% 224 votes
Farmers Markets 3900 State Rte. 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527 MoreLess Info
Approximately 10,000 people come to the Windmill Farm & Craft Market each week, at the nearly 200 shops in here. Public events can be organized in here, such as car shows.
10.9 Miles
95% 225 votes
Race Tracks 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY MoreLess Info
For 20 consecutive years, the Watkins Glen International has hosted the United States Grand Prix. Now it hosts 2 NASCAR Series, the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival.
11.5 Miles
91% 98 votes
Farms & Ranches Watkins Glen, NY MoreLess Info
On the 175 acres of the Farm Sanctuary more than 500 rescued animals found their true home. The visitors can tour the farm and enjoy vegan specialties, and can also prolong their stay by renting one or more of the cabins.
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