- The list below includes 106 free or cheap things to do in or near Deerfield, Massachusetts, including 79 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Historic Homes, Hiking Trails and Art Museum.
- From Pocumtuck Ridge to Frary House, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Deerfield and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Amherst, Brattleboro, Holyoke and Northampton.
Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum is a local railroad museum which offers rides on a fully restored and operational 1896 trolley as well as on an antique pump car. The visitor center contains a variety of railroad artifacts including toy trains.
Located on the scenic Deerfield River, Salmon Falls is a local art gallery offering a large selection of artistic creations available for viewing or purchasing. Paintings, photography, glass arts, and pottery are among the many creations available at the gallery.
Get back to nature with a visit to High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary. The most popular feature is the High Ledge vista, complete with views of Shelburne Falls and Mount Greylock. The trails are five miles in total, some of which are strenuous.
Located in Claremont, Massachusetts, Crab Apple Whitewater is a purveyor of pulse-pounding whitewater rafting excursions. The company also maintains locations in Vermont and Maine. The Claremont location also offers inflatable kayak tours.
Hail to the Sunrise' / Mohawk Park contains the sculpture of the Mohawk Indian with his arms extended, looking eastward. The monument serves as a reminder of the sensitive history of the area and is honored by various tribes throughout the country.
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Affiliated with the University of Massachusetts's Amherst Campus, the Umass Recreation Center is a state of the art sports and fitness facility with a variety of amenities, including tennis courts, exercise facilities, and aquatics areas.