- The list below includes 134 free or cheap things to do in or near Kent, Connecticut, including 112 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, Sculpture Parks and Specialty Museums.
- From Macedonia Brook State Park to Kent Falls State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kent and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, Danbury and New Milford.
The Downing Film Center focuses on bringing quality movies to town that might not otherwise make it to local theaters. Films screened may include art house, independent, and foreign movies, as well as more mainstream fare.
Located in a First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, Old Dutch Church Heritage Museum is open to the public for self-guided and group tours. The church was built in the 17th century, featuring a cemetery with 18th century grave markers.
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12.2 Miles of Linear Park, New Paltz, NY 12561 MoreLess Info
Spend the day walking, hiking, or bicycling the Wallkill Valley Rail trail. Other activities include horseback riding and skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. The trail extends 22 miles and borders forest, apple orchards and more.
Cheshire Dog Park is an off-leash park that offers 2 acres of fenced in space for large and small dogs to roam separately. They also have agility equipment and waste stations and are adding continually adding more features.
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Water Street Market, 10 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561 MoreLess Info
G. Steve Jordan Gallery exclusively features fine art landscape photographs of the Shawangunk Ridge and the Hudson Valley in a variety of formats and sizes. Gallery photographs are open edition digital inkjet prints produced using a pigmented archival inkset.
From festivals to local musicians, BSP Kingston features live entertainment from independent artists. The venue is located in a historic, early 1900s building. It has a bamboo floor dance studio where dance classes are hosted.
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SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561 MoreLess Info
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art is the home to a diverse collection of art exhibits that includes metals, paintings, sculptures, and photography. The museum offers tours and hosts other public programs and events.
With new exhibits coming in every two months, Karpeles Manuscript Library showcases a variety of historical artifacts relevant to both national and international history. The library has a permanent exhibit with art and regional historical artifacts.
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Green and John Streets, Kingston, NY 12401 MoreLess Info
The site where the original 17th century village of Kingston stood, the Kingston Uptown Historic District is still home to around a dozen original limestone houses from the period. Walking tours of the district are available.