- The list below includes 61 free or cheap things to do in or near Finger Lakes, New York, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Movie Theaters, Breweries and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Weaver View Farms to Keuka Lake Outlet Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Finger Lakes and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Penn Yan, Auburn, Canandaigua and Seneca Falls.
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415 E Water Street, Elmira, NY 14901 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view a variety of exhibits related to the history of the Chemung Valley region at the Chemung County Historical Society. The society provides educational programming, lectures, and interactive exhibits.
While it was built in 1894, the Christmas House was first opened in 1983 during the Christmas season. Among the products sold in here can be remembered the handcrafted Weeforest Folk Mice, the handcrafted Angels and Fairies, and the children's favorites, such as the Elf on the Shelf.
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1821 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road, Penfield, NY MoreLess Info
A family farm that grows a variety of vegetables, Wickham Farms also offers entertainment attractions for kids, including batting cages, a corn maze, and mini golf. In the barn is a restaurant that serves casual meals and ice cream.
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1525 Calkins Rd, Henrietta, NY 14534 MoreLess Info
Tinker Nature Park is a historic park with miles of nature trails through woodland and wetland environments. The visitor center has educational displays about local wildlife. They also sometimes host Civil War reenactments and other historical events.
As a host for local tournaments, Dixie Bowling Lanes is a family owned and operated bowling alley with automatic scoring and bumper lanes. The alley has several birthday packages that include admission and shoe rentals.
The Sampling Syracuse Food Tours includes not only visits to the most famous restaurants in the area and the sampling of the menus, but also visits to other local landmarks, such as the historical downtown.