- 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.
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19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 MoreLess Info
Besides the spa and the pool complex, at the Saratoga Spa State Park are also found 2 golf courses, picnic areas, and approximately 12 miles of trails, opened both in the warm and in the cold season.
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110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 MoreLess Info
There are 4 galleries at the Saratoga Automobile Museum, which exhibits automobiles dating back to 1929, a hall of fame which features racing drivers, as well as a gallery dedicated to George Frayne. In here there are also organized special events and programs, such as the Spring Auto Show.
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Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 MoreLess Info
The combined site of the Historical Society of Saratoga Springs & Canfield Casino holds three floors of historical exhibits which includes gaming equipment from the early casino. The Canfield Casino was build in the 1870s in Congress Park and currently is a historic site in the area.
Hikers, bicyclists, snowshoers, and vacationers can experience the area's natural beauty while enjoying quaint accommodations with Country Inns Along the Trail. Guests can spend their days exploring and return in the evenings to relaxing comfortable rooms and fine dining.
Big Big on the Battenkill offers outdoor recreational activities including trout fly fishing, kayaking and tubing. They rent both tubes and kayaks with life jackets and if patrons have their own equipment, Battenkill provides drop off transportation for a fee.
Experience Mount Equinox, southern Vermont's highest peak, via the Skyline Drive, with picnic areas and lookouts along its 5.2 mile climb. At the summit, visit the Saint Bruno Scenic Viewing Centre, with information about the Carthusian Monks, whose only US monastery is located on the mountain.
A group of local artists founded the Southern Vermont Arts Center in a historic Georgian mansion. Along with a permanent collection of more than 700 paintings, the center offers changing exhibits and a performing arts theater.