- The list below includes 47 free or cheap things to do in or near Ithaca, New York, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Art Museum and National & State Parks.
- From Robert Treman State Park to Cornell University, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ithaca and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cortland, Watkins Glen, Hector and Horseheads.
A movie theater featuring nine auditoriums, AMC Loews Vestal Town Square 9 offers first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater provides reclining chairs, reserved seating, theater rentals for private events and a concession area with food and drinks.
Falcon Park is a small baseball stadium that hosts minor league baseball games. Their concession stands offers classic ballpark hot dogs, slushies, popcorn, and domestic beers. Kids enjoy the autograph sessions before the game and the antics of Abner the
The Corning Museum of Glass offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the history of glassmaking in the United States. Not only that, but guests can also make their own glass and view a variety of glass art projects.
Rather than watching others make glass the Hands On Glass Studio allows visitors to form their own glass pieces. With the help of instructors and professional glass workers, even children can blow their own glass during the year-round programs.