- The list below includes 509 free or cheap things to do in or near Livingston, New Jersey, including 121 different types of inexpensive activities like Arts Centers, Parks, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From East Hills Park to Riker Hill Art Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Livingston and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Morristown.
Once home to a foundry that produced locomotives, West Point Foundry Preserve is now a nature preserve with several hiking trails that pass by historic structures. There is also a replica water wheel from the Industrial Revolution.
The elegant Federal period building known as the Boscobel House & Gardens provide guests with a look into the past and enjoy its unique beauty. Tours of the mansion and self-guided walking tours of the gardens and trails are primary attractions along with events like the Shakespeare Festival.
Located in Putnam County in Cold Spring, New York, the Putnam History Museum serves as a community resource to preserve the history of the county and the West Point Foundry. Visitors explore the area's history through events and displays.
The Stand Up Paddle Place is a location that offers guests the opportunity to rent stand-up paddleboards for use in the nearby waterways. Rentals are open to all skill levels and lessons are offered to beginners.
A restaurant and live music venue, Brian's Backyard BBQ & Blues hosts performances by local acts as well as regional and nationally touring bands. It also serves a variety of southern cuisine, as well as craft beers on tap.
Providing an array of professional services for pool table enthusiasts, Fitch's Billiards also offers a complete line of equipment. This includes tables, balls, sticks and custom lighting. Along with table set up, the company also refelts used tables.
Once known as the Putnam County Historical Society and Foundry Museum, the Putnam History Museum maintains a large collection of historical artifacts and memorabilia concerning the area. The museum hosts educational programs and school tours.
A grand castle located in America, the Bannerman Castle is a historic piece of Cold Spring's history. Tours include a boat ride to the island home of the castle, a walking tour of the castles ruins and a stroll through the grounds' gardens.