- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Williamstown, Massachusetts, including 89 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Museum, National & State Parks, Hiking Trails and Music Venue.
- From Williams College to Hopkin's Memorial Forest, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Williamstown and in nearby cities within 25 miles like North Adams, Troy, Lenox and Pittsfield.
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Dedicated to the region's history and culture, the Albany Institute of History & Art was founded in 1791, thus being one of the oldest museums in America. Its permanent collection covers areas such as painting, sculpture, antiques, rare books, home furnishing, costumes, and others.
Constructed in 1765, the Georgian style Schuyler Mansion overlooks the Hudson River. Docent guided tours cover the mansion's historical context and historic visitors to the mansion, including George and Martha Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and General John Burgoyne.
A historic neighborhood of the city, Lark Street now features plenty of shopping opportunities and others. In here are art galleries, coffee houses, restaurants, bars, antique shops, and even tattoo shops. It is the place where several festivals are held, such as the Art on Lark.
A house built in 1787, Historic Cherry Hill provides a guided tour of the grounds and a collection of over 70,000 items. The collection has items from between 1787 and 1963, including diaries, documents, furnishings, photos and clothing.
Jogging, picnicking and fishing are some of the activities to be performed in the Washington Park. Some of the amenities include a Lakehouse Amphitheatre, a playground area, and tennis courts. In here there are over 100 species of trees, and plenty of bird to be spotted.
Experience Mount Equinox, southern Vermont's highest peak, via the Skyline Drive, with picnic areas and lookouts along its 5.2 mile climb. At the summit, visit the Saint Bruno Scenic Viewing Centre, with information about the Carthusian Monks, whose only US monastery is located on the mountain.
A 76,000-square-foot sports facility, Sportsplex Of Halfmoon features three indoor fields and a training field used for sports including field hockey, soccer, lacrosse and football. It provides a game room, training programs, party facilities and a snack bar.
At an elevation of 3,848 feet, Mount Equinox is the highest peak in the Taconic Mountain Range. Visitors can learn a lot about the mountain and nearby Carthusian Monastery at the Saint Bruno Scenic Viewing Center.