- The list below includes 41 free or cheap things to do in or near Syracuse, New York, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Comedy Clubs, Breweries, Bowling and Go Karts.
- From Webster Pond to Fairmount Glen Miniature Golf, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Syracuse and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Auburn, Skaneateles, East Liverpool and Cicero.
97% 168 votes
159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to the study and appreciation of birds, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology provides learning experiences related to the watching and identification of birds. The grounds provide walking trails for bird watching as well as a bird-themed gift shop.
The first recorded winemaking company in the Finger Lakes Wine Region is dating back to 1829. Since then, the region has grown into a popular touristic attraction, with amenities and facilities which include lodging, museums, restaurants, and others.
Serving as the primary park for the town of Floyd, Te-Ya-Nun-Soke Park focuses around multiple ball fields. Teams of Little League, Minor League, soft ball, and T-ball use the facilities at the park during the playing season.
33% 6 votes
40 Catherwood Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 MoreLess Info
A movie theater with 14 auditoriums, Regal Ithaca Mall Stadium 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers mobile ticketing, stadium seating and a concession area with food and drinks.
A popular family attraction is Geneva's Seneca Lake State Park. Nestled alongside one of the five Finger Lakes, the park offers a water play area, picnic pavilions, biking, beachside fishing, ice fishing and boat launching.
Covering a total of 4,300 acres, the Cornell Plantations has a botanical garden, an arboretum, and plenty of trails. In here there are also 38 natural areas, such as the Cayuga Marsh and the Polson Natural Area. Public events are organized in here, such as the Garden Gift Shop Holliday.
Located on Cayuga Lake, Stewart Park features a carousel along with access to the lake for fishing and swimming. The park offers facilities for baseball, softball, golf and tennis, a children's playground, a bird sanctuary and a duck pond.
89% 9 votes
Cornell University, Central Ave & University Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850 MoreLess Info
The Herbert F. Johnson Art Museum is an art museum that is open to the public free of charge. The museum features a collection of more than 35,000 pieces of artwork spanning six millennia.