- The list below includes 182 free or cheap things to do in or near Carmel, New York, including 117 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Parks.
- From Fahnestock State Park to Fahnestock Clarence State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Carmel and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Newburgh and Danbury.
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Putman County Veterans Memorial Park pays homage to the county's veterans. The park hosts a veteran's memorial, a monument to mothers who have lost children to war, victory gardens, and the Veteran's Museum.
Situated on 225 sprawling acres, the Chuang Yen Monastery is a place for celebratory festivals and religious services. The monastery offers picturesque grounds and meditation retreats provided in both English and Chinese.
An eight-screen movie theater, Carmel Cinema 8 displays first-run feature films using all digital projection. The theater provides a concession area with food and drinks along with stadium seating and private event facilities.
Hudson Highlands State Park is 6,000 gorgeous acres of mostly undeveloped natural land. Frequented by guests most popularly for the extensive offering of hiking trails, the park is also great for sightseeing, kayaking and canoeing.
The Stonecrop Gardens, offering colorful scenic views that change with the seasons, are a diverse collection of gardens, waterways and woodlands. The gardens are historic, having been the original home of Anne and Frank Cabot