- The list below includes 90 free or cheap things to do in or near Shelburne, Vermont, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Art Gallery and Art Museum.
- From Laplatte Nature Park to Shelburne Town Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Shelburne and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Burlington, Plattsburgh, South Burlington and Waitsfield.
Laplatte Nature Park spans 125 acres and offers trails for walking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing, with side paths leading to the Laplatte River. There is also a community garden that houses flowers, plants, and fruits within the park.
Tours of Selburne Farms are offered four times throughout the day between May and October every year. The tours begin at the Welcome Center and can even include a side trip to the Children's Farmyard which focuses on educational, hands-on activities for kids.
Open seven days a week throughout the year, the Vermont Teddy Bear Company offers tours of their factory. In addition to the general factory tour, guests have access to the on-site Bear Shop where they can purchase specialty teddy bears.
The historic National Museum of the Morgan Horse is a museum that is dedicated to preserving and displaying artifacts related to the history of the Morgan Horse. The museum is best known for the 'Lippit Exhibit'.
Operating since 1964, Champlain Lanes Bowling features 16 lanes of bowling including automatic scoring, bumper lanes and cosmic bowling. The bowling alley has a bar and grill as well as arcade video game machines.
Visitors can enjoy a showcase for a variety of local artists at the Art Exhibition At Shelburne Farms. The farm hosts a variety of other exhibitions, programs, and special events in the Coach Barn that was built in 1902.
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Free guided and self-guided tours of the Magic Hat Brewing Company are available during the year without reservations unless a group of over 15 desires a tour. Visitors can even sample their beer offerings, including year-round beers, current seasonal beers, and some experimental brews.
Situated on 1.7 acres, Overlook Park is known mostly for its views of the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain to the west. The park provides access to the South Burlington Rec Path along with parking and an informational marker.