- The list below includes 61 free or cheap things to do in or near Hector, New York, including 55 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Waterfalls, History Museums and Movie Theaters.
- From Hector Falls, Hector, NY to Smith Memorial Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hector and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ithaca, Penn Yan, Horseheads and Watkins Glen.
The first recorded winemaking company in the Finger Lakes Wine Region is dating back to 1829. Since then, the region has grown into a popular touristic attraction, with amenities and facilities which include lodging, museums, restaurants, and others.
Planted on 1.5-acres of land, the Climbing Bines Hop Farm is a farm that is characterized by seven cultivars and almost 1500 rolling hills. The farm offers freshly harvested wet and dried whole leaf hops for specialty ales.
A locally-owned cinema multiplex with three theaters, Lake Street Plaza Theatres shows first-run Hollywood movies. The theater offers discount matinees, as well as a variety of other promotions and combo options.
Nature walkers will enjoy a stroll along Keuka Lake Outlet Trail in Penn Yan. Scenic and picturesque, the trail provides great views of birds, flowers and other foliage. Along with walkers, bikers are also welcome on the trail.
The Arts Center of Yates County is devoted to bringing artistic opportunities to the area. The center hosts a variety of exhibits of local and regional artists' work, and hosts workshops and special events.
Dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history and culture of the Yates County area, the Yates County History Center includes multiple museums as well as a restored carriage house. The museum features permanent exhibits, archives, and genealogical materials.
A geothermal fueled craft brewery located in Penn Yann, New York, the Abandon Brewing Company is a renovated farmhouse brewery that overlooks Keuka Lake. Belgian Golden Ale is one of the popular ales in the Abandon line-up.