- 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.
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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.
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.
Beautiful in design and grand in size, the 1890 House Museum is a local treasure. The limestone mansion was home to a historic industrian and is now available for tours, showcasing the mansions wonderful Victorian artifacts.
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.
The 1890 House is a museum and restored limestone mansion built during the Victorian era by industrialist Charles Wickwire. Currently curated and run by a non-profit group, daily tours and educational programs are offered to groups of all ages.
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.
With several artificial turf fields available, J M McDonald Sports Complex offers an indoor facility for field hockey, baseball, football, tennis, and more. The complex also hosts fitness classes like yoga, kickboxing, and circuit training.
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.