- 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.
Located at the waterside, the Vergennes Falls Park covers six and a half acres of land. The site has a system of walking paths, picnic areas, a boat launch, and areas for bank fishing that is relatively easy to reach from the main highway.
A wide range of outdoor activities are available in the Mad River Valley area. During the summer, visitors can enjoy canoeing, kayaking, golfing, biking, and disc golf while winter offers cross country skiing, dog sledding, snowboarding, and downhill skiing.
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5 Button Bay State Park Rd, Vergennes, VT 05491 MoreLess Info
Located along a bluff in Ferrisburgh, the Button Bay State Park is composed of 253 acres. Camping is one of the most popular activities, but boating, fishing, and sailing are also conducted in the warmer months.
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Fairlee, VT MoreLess Info
The large body of water named Lake Morey is one of the most popular sites in the area. It is considered to be home of the longest ice skating trail in the United States during the winter and offers fishing, boating, and swimming in the summer.
A racing facility for stock cars and late model cars, Thunder Road Speedbowl Barre Vermont hosts a variety of races and tournaments year-round. The track is a quarter mile oval that attracts NASCAR drivers for some events.
Serving as a working six generation farm, the Adams Family Farm offers a wide range of activities for visitors. There are seasonal activities and agricultural experiences along with a seasonal petting zoo and small retail space with farm fresh products.
Studio Place Arts features a variety of art galleries and classes. Guests can often see local artists working on projects as they browse through exhibits because the facility also provides studio space to creative individuals.