- The list below includes 90 free or cheap things to do in or near Long Island, New York, including 113 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Art Gallery and History Museums.
- From Napper Tandy's to Caleb Smith State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Long Island and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Deer Park, Port Jefferson, Smithtown and East Meadow.
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A large tennis facility with 20 outdoor courts and 8 indoor courts, East Hampton Indoor Tennis is a private club that welcomes members and their guests. The club also has a pro shop and snack bar.
Offering a little something for everyone, Ballantine Park features softball fields, tennis courts, basketball court, sand volleyball and a playground. This 25-acre park also features an adult pool and kiddie pool for swimming in the summer.
A tennis training facility, TennisMadeSimple offers both group and private tennis lessons for adults and juniors. It also provides camps and clinics along with equipment sales and racquet repair services including stringing and regripping.
East Rutherford's Meadowlands Racetrack hosts a variety of horse races and harness races. The facility also hosts special events, including live music performances, and features a restaurant that caters gatherings and parties.
As an indoor jumping facility, Pump It Up offers an inflatable playground for visitors to bring their children to. Visitors can purchase a party package, such as the Adventure Party package, that includes a private session for jumping.
Lock 12 Historical Park is essentially a public area based on a restored section of the Farmington Canal. Popular features of the park include a nearly three mile biking and hiking trail, picnic areas, and a museum.
The Naugatuck Historical Society is housed in the old Naugatuck Railroad Station. The society is host to a museum and community meeting space for historical events highlighting the Naugatuck area. Historical talks of interest and exhibited collections change frequently.
With a mission to perpetuate the 'art of American entertainment', the Lowe's Jersey Theater offers classic films and live entertainment. They also feature a Theatre Pipe Organ that can mimic virtually any form of music from show tunes to jazz.