- The list below includes 67 free or cheap things to do in or near Lake George, New York, including 73 different types of inexpensive activities like Arcades, Mini Golf, Hiking Trails and Specialty Museums.
- From Lake George to Buck mountain hiking trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lake George and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls, Bolton Landing and Queensbury.
Named for a fallen officer in 1972, the Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park is popular with the local community. The park covers over 88 acres and features a dog park, swimming pool, multiple athletic fields, a walking path and three playgrounds.
Plaza Skate Park features a 4,000 sq ft indoor year-round concrete park with marble and granite ledges, stairs and a bowl. Their skate shop carries equipment and apparel including boards, decks and shoes from many top brands.
A 32-lane bowling facility, Rutland Bowlerama offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and bumpers. The center provides video games, a pool table, a pro shop, dart boards and a lounge with food, drinks and adult beverages.