- 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.
Shmaltz Brewing Company, known for their He'Brew beer is a popular brewery in Clifton Park. The brewery offers tours and a tasting room where patrons can sample from their extensive selection of ales and IPAs.
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Offerings canoe trips from their base Vermont location since 1983, the BattenKill Canoe Day Trips have become a popular attraction in the region. Their focus is on travel for small groups and families, but individual trips can be arranged as well.
Built in the middle of the 19th century, Wilson Castle stands as an architectural masterpiece and a well-preserved historic site. There are general tours of the site and the grounds held throughout the year along with special events like the Haunted Castle Tours that take place in October.
The years that the artist spent in the area between the years of 1939 and 1953 are memorialized at the Norman Rockwell Exhibition. The specific pieces shown at the display focus on the community and lives of those who lived in the area.
Operating since 1968, the American Museum of Flyfishing provides permanent fly fishing collections and exhibitions. The museum features over 1,400 rods, 1,200 reels, and 22,000 flies along with art, photographs and other archival materials.
Learn how to fish at Orvis Fly Fishing School. Scheduled at many scenic destinations all over the world, one or two day classes and trips are offered. Along with fly fishing, trout and steelhead fishing schools are also available.
Voted Best Bookstore in the country by Publisher's Weekly magazine, Northshire Bookstore is a family-owned independent bookstore in a historic Victorian farmhouse and inn. Calendar includes frequent author readings and events.