- 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.
Chartered June 9, 1995, the Nys Grange Museum is a historical museum featuring artifacts and information about the Grange in New York State. Of particular interest is the Memorial Brick Project, a growing collection of memorial bricks.
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.
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.
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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.
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190 Wygant Road, Horseheads, NY 14845 MoreLess Info
A sports complex, Holding Point Recreation Complex At the Center features fields for baseball, softball and lacrosse along with a horseshoe area. The complex also provides a BMX course, paved paths, bleacher seating and a pavilion.
Several award-winning beers are offered though Horseheads Brewing, which originally began with the owner's home brews. The retail store on site allows visitors to taste before they buy and sells a wide range of pint glasses, mugs, and growlers.
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.
The Regal Arnot Mall is a mall that holds special events throughout the year including the 'Rotary Spelling Bee', the 'Sunburst Beauty Pageant', and the 'Red Cross Blood Drive'. The mall is home to stores such as Macy's and Sears.
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312 W Broad Street, Horseheads, NY 14845 MoreLess Info
Purchased in 1995 for use as a museum, The Depot Museum of the Horseheads Historical Society is an old railroad depot built in the 1860s. The museum hosts displays and artifacts pertaining to the history of Horseheads.
Dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history and culture of Horseheads, New York, the Hoseheads Historical Soc maintains a museum and archive of local artifacts and documents. The society also hosts and sponsors special events.