- 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.
People, events and objects of historical times in Peekskill and Cortlandt are highlighted at Peekskill Museum. Seven display rooms are offered with exhibits like historic maps, children's toys and cookware from past decades.
A riverfront park along the Hudson River, Dutchman's Landing features picnic tables, barbecue pits, a playground and boat launch. The park is located in the Village of Catskill, a town filled with historic buildings, restaurants and shops.
The Peekskill Museum is a small historical museum housed within the former Herrick family home of 1878. The museum features several exhibits containing various historical memorabilia, and offers occasional educational programs.
Accommodating a variety of boats of different sizes, Brewer's Dauntless Shipyard is a historic marina with views of the Connecticut River. Hamburg Cove and Selden's Creek are accessible by boat within close proximity of the marina.
Named for benefactor Chauncey Depew, Depew Park & Pool is situated on 175 acres of mostly wooded terrain. The park provides athletic fields and courts, a swimming pool, nature trails, a fishing lake, picnic facilities and a children's playground.