- The list below includes 86 free or cheap things to do in or near Hudson, New York, including 84 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Movie Theaters, Parks and Music Venue.
- From Greenport Conservation Area to Hudson Area Library, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hudson and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Saugerties, Kingston, Woodstock and Great Barrington.
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168 Lighthouse Drive, Saugerties, NY 12477 MoreLess Info
Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy has picturesque views of the old lighthouse that has been converted into a bed and breakfast. Visitors can enjoy the picnic and swimming areas, and there are daily tours and a museum.
I Paddle New York - Day Tours offers kayak tours that include views of the Saugerties Lighthouse, Cantine Falls, and Esopus Bend Nature Preserve. Bald eagles, blue Herons, and swans can all be seen on the tours.
Located on the Hudson River, Saugerties Lighthouse New York offers docent-guided tours of the interior on Sundays seasonally from Memorial Day to Labor Day. This 1869 landmark serves as a living museum and renowned bed and breakfast.
Saugerties Marina is a family owned marina offering a variety of services. Among the services offered are motorboat and kayak rentals, transportation, docking, and boat service and repairs. The marina also maintains a full service ship store.
Esopus Bend Nature Preserve is a 161 acre nature preserve and home to a variety of plant and wildlife. Visitors to the preserve can participate in guided nature walks, kayak and canoe tours, butterfly walks, and animal tracking tours.
Woodstock Museum is a small in size, privately owned establishment. The museum is filled with books, posters, photos and a very strong smell of incense. It's purposes are to gather, display, disseminate and develop the concept and reality of Woodstock.
Taconic Trail State Park offers a variety of trails for hiking and driving, and an array of natural scenery. Perhaps the most striking feature is Berlin Mountain, the park's highest peak, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Designated as a National Historic Place, Opus 40 is 6 ½ acres of earthwork sculpture created by a single man, Harvey Fite. The site was created using bluestone and includes sculpted walkways, stairs, statues, and includes a Quarryman's Museum.