- The list below includes 52 free or cheap things to do in or near Arlington, Vermont, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Camping Site, Mountains and River.
- From Mount Equinox to Battenkill River, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Arlington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manchester, Bennington, Wilmington and Williamstown.
The years that the artist spent in the area between the years of 1939 and 1953 are memorialized at the Norman Rockwell Exhibition. The specific pieces shown at the display focus on the community and lives of those who lived in the area.
Lead by a local and experienced guide, Youngs Fly Fishing- Day Tour is a service that takes guests on scenic and memorable fly fishing tours. Visitors explore the picturesque countryside, catching the trout and other local fish species.
Big Big on the Battenkill offers outdoor recreational activities including trout fly fishing, kayaking and tubing. They rent both tubes and kayaks with life jackets and if patrons have their own equipment, Battenkill provides drop off transportation for a fee.
Offerings canoe trips from their base Vermont location since 1983, the BattenKill Canoe Day Trips have become a popular attraction in the region. Their focus is on travel for small groups and families, but individual trips can be arranged as well.
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.