- The list below includes 62 free or cheap things to do in or near Albany, New York, including 85 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Sites, Movie Theaters, Parks and Architectural Buildings.
- From Washington Park to US Route 20, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Albany and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Troy, Schenectady, Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs.
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3Quest Challenge - Albany Albany / Capital Region MoreLess Info
Racing against the clock, players progress through three quests where they find checkpoints, seize clues, and solve the final puzzle
100% 4 votes
620 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12306 MoreLess Info
Visitors can explore 632 acres of coniferous forest and rugged hardwood along the Plotter Kill at the Plotter Kill Preserve. The preserve features over 600 plant species including ferns, lilies, club mosses, and violets.
88% 68 votes
Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 MoreLess Info
The combined site of the Historical Society of Saratoga Springs & Canfield Casino holds three floors of historical exhibits which includes gaming equipment from the early casino. The Canfield Casino was build in the 1870s in Congress Park and currently is a historic site in the area.
94% 17 votes
554 Sloan Road, Williamstown, MA 01267 MoreLess Info
Visitors to Field Farm can hike four miles of trails and admire manicured gardens. Two main draws include a bed and breakfast and the other a historic house museum open for tours. Open daily from sunrise to sunset.
93% 14 votes
Williamstown, MA MoreLess Info
Hopkin's Memorial Forest is a reserve that spans Massachusetts, New York and Vermont and serves to preserve and monitor forest resources. A 4.3-mile hiking trail is part of the forest in Williamstown and is used for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.
80% 5 votes
1041 Cascade Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 MoreLess Info
A large protected forest area, Pittsfield State Forest features 65 acres of azalea fields, 30 miles of trails for hiking and biking, and an array of striking natural sights, including waterfalls and streams.
- 1 votes
350 Fairview Avenue, Hudson, NY 12534 MoreLess Info
Guests can see their favorite new movies at Hudson Movieplex 8, a select few of which are also available in 3D. Corporations can also rent theaters for town halls, meetings, or team building activities.
92% 470 votes
1843 W Housatonic St, Pittsfield, MA 01201 MoreLess Info
Established in 1791, Hancock Shaker Village operates as a local muesem preserving the history and culture of the Shakers religious sect. The village grounds comprise of a herb garden, Shaker Farm and other original buildings that house the history and craft exhibits.
100% 2 votes
Daisy Hill Road, Hudson, NY 12534 MoreLess Info
Part of the Columbia Land Conservancy, the Greenport Conservation Area provides excellent views of the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River. The area covers 625 acres and features outlook benches, a picnic shelter, and five miles of trail.
- 2 votes
Fairview Plz, Hudson, NY 12534 MoreLess Info
Fairview Cinema III is a small local cinema that shows a mix of both newly released movies and independent films in its comfortable theaters. Amenities at the theater include matinee and senior ticket discounts and a few concessions options.
117 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson, NY MoreLess Info
Fire equipment, apparatus, gear, and photographs are the primary collections at the FASNY Museum of Firefighting. Events and programs are regularly held at the institution, including summer workshops, Dalmatian Day, and fun children-centered monthly programs.