- The list below includes 205 free or cheap things to do in or near Litchfield, Connecticut, including 117 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Hiking Trails, Farms & Ranches and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Big Cathedral Trail to White Memorial Conservation Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Litchfield and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Hartford, Simsbury, Bristol and Kent.
The Pardee Rose Garden is a community owned public park that features sculpted rose gardens of various colors that bloom throughout the summer. The park features mutliple walking paths and park benches for visitors to enjoy the natural setting.
Dedicated to the man who established the NAACP, W.E.B. DuBois Birthplace offers a self-guided tour of a trail featuring the highlights of this man's life and career. Visitors can walk through the trail and enjoy the forest scenery.
Nestled in the Berkshire Hills, Monument Mountain offers novice-friendly trail hiking. Panoramic views and interesting rock formations add to the hiking experience. Hikers will also encounter a unique summit 'staircase' climb at the top.
Digital theater Triplex Cinema is a comfortable, well maintained movie house. While the theater has a zero-tolerance policy for outside food and beverage, it offers a variety of concessions and convenient parking.
The Greenway Trail Housatonic River Walk is a single remote, two-section national recreation trail made possible by citizen volunteers. Vibrant and abundant, the trail features native plants, and an engineered trail way structure that facilitates safe trail navigation.
An equestrian facility located on 30 acres of land, GMC Farm offers a variety of horse-related services. The facility cares for boarded horses, particularly older and retired ones, and offers riding lessons and guided trail rides.
East Rock Park, is a 425-acre park in New Haven, CT that features a myriad of sports courts and fields, over 10-miles of hiking and biking trails, and much more. Visitors can also enjoy the Trowbridge Environmental Center and Pardee Rose Garden and Greenhouse.