- The list below includes 86 free or cheap things to do in or near Troy, New York, including 87 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Arts Centers, Bike Paths and Music Venue.
- From Uncle Sam Bikeway to Prospect Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Troy and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Albany, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady and Williamstown.
Maintained by the city of Troy's Parks and Recreation Department, the Uncle Sam Bikeway is a paved path for cyclists and pedestrians that passes through scenery full of wildflowers, waterfalls, and shale cliffs. The path stretches for three miles.
Situated on nearly 80 acres, Prospect Park sits on land deeded to the city in 1902 by the Warren family. The park provides a playground, spray pool, nature trails, picnic areas and facilities for tennis, basketball, softball and soccer.
For more than 12 years, the Troy Waterfront Farmer's Market has been providing visitors with the opportunity to experience Americana at its finest. Featuring live music, delectable foods, and the freshest vegetables and goods in town make plans to visit today.
The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall is located in a converted bank building that was constructed in 1823. Named to the National Register of Historic Places, the music hall is in use 150 days per year with the symphony, musical guests, and comedy acts.
Hosting many events throughout the year, the Rensselaer County Historical Society has made it its mission to preserve every important moment in local history. Attractions include the Hart-Cluett House, photographs, and many pieces of art.
8 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 50% Off at Children's Museum of Science and Technology
250 Jordan Road, Troy, NY 12180 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to cultivating curiosity and discovery in the minds of our youth, the Childrens Museum of Science and Technology (The Jr. Museum) has been accomplishing that mission for over 50 years. Exhibits include nanotechnology, weather, power generation and much more.
Part of Hudson Valley Community College, The Joseph L Bruno Stadium is a minor league baseball stadium that is home to the Tri-City ValleyCats. It offers seating for 4,500 along with luxury suites, grass seating and picnic areas.
67% 6 votes
Walsh Bowling Centers, 600 Fulton Street, Troy, NY 12180 MoreLess Info
Offering specials like college nights, dollar nights, and glow in the dark bowling, Uncle Sam lanes is a popular location for casual and enthusiastic bowlers alike. Other amenities at the bowling alley include a pro shop and a bar/lounge area.