- The list below includes 136 free or cheap things to do in or near Kingston, New York, including 80 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, History Museums, Children's Play Area and Family Fun Center.
- From Forsyth Park to TR Gallo Waterfront Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kingston and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, Saugerties and New Paltz.
Built between 1867 and 1899, the New York State Capitol was the most expensive government building of its time. It is included in the National Register of historic places, and it is the place where special programs are organized around the year, such as the Halloween Tour.
Warwick's Strazza Art Gallery features a variety of works of original art in various media, all created by local and regional artists. The gallery includes paintings and photographs, many of which are by John and Lisa Strazza, the gallery owners.
The Long Ridge Library has been serving patrons since 1916. The library collections include both new works and historical local biographies, books and materials donated by prominent local authors and artists. Frequent events include children's storytime and holiday parties.