- The list below includes 49 free or cheap things to do in or near Rutland, Vermont, including 76 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Hiking Trails, Bowling and Art Museum.
- From Deer Leap Trail to Crowley Cheese, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Rutland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Woodstock, Killington, Ludlow and Brandon.
Historic and artistic exhibits are available at the Vermont Marble Museum that is part of the Vermont Marble Trail, which is a driving tour along the geological marble corridor. One of the most popular permanent exhibits studies the construction of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Appalachian Trail Adventures is a hiking spa offering guided trail tours and all-inclusive customized hiking vacations in the Green Mountains. Activities include hiking, caving and kayaking, with accommodations at the Summit Lodge and spa.
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Rte. 100 1/2 mi north of U.S. 4, Killington, VT MoreLess Info
Giffords Woods State Park hosts recreational hiking trails through old growth forest and fishing spots at Kent Pond. Well-maintained campgrounds have fire pits, storage lean-tos, and areas for tents or RVs.
Considered to be one of the best preserved Presidential sites in the country, the Calvin Coolidge Homestead is the location where the 30th President was born and grew up. The homestead contains the original buildings along side a museum and education center.
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3780 Rt 100A, Plymouth, VT 05056 MoreLess Info
In addition to the actual homestead that serves as the birthplace and boyhood home of Calvin Coolidge, the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site contains a small village. Since the Village has been relatively untouched since the early 20th century, it acts as a living museum.