- 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.
Named for a fallen officer in 1972, the Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park is popular with the local community. The park covers over 88 acres and features a dog park, swimming pool, multiple athletic fields, a walking path and three playgrounds.
Bennington Lanes is a bowling alley offers ten-pin bowling on 18 lanes. The bowling alley serves food and beverages, serves beer, holds bowling leagues for adults, and even offers party package options for birthday parties.
Site of the first American victory in the Revolutionary War, Bennington Battle Monument is over 300 feet tall. Visitors who take the elevator to the top can see three different states from the observation deck.
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Stratton Mountain, South Londonderry, VT 05155 MoreLess Info
A popular ski resort, lessons and activities are available for all levels of experience on Stratton Mountain. Additionally, the village of Stratton is a lively place for recreational activities and various events during the year.
Founded in 1852, the Bennington Museum preserves the heritage of southern Vermont and its neighboring regions. Here patrons can view collections of fine artwork, artifacts, sculptures and many other items, and there is a gift shop to commemorate the experience.
The Bennington Arts Guild Gallery is devoted to showcasing the work of local artists in a cooperative atmosphere. The gallery hosts various receptions, showcases, and themed shows, as well as special events.
Specializing in artwork made out of recycled material, Cake Artisan Gallery has a variety of paintings, sculptures, and pottery for visitors to enjoy. The gallery has a gift shop where visitors can purchase prints and accessories.
The Covered Bridge Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of covered bridges. This museum is the only of its kind in the world and includes exhibits on the construction, engineering, and creators of different covered bridges.