- The list below includes 50 free or cheap things to do in or near Skaneateles, New York, including 48 different types of inexpensive activities like Walking Trails, Bowling, Mini Golf and Farms & Ranches.
- From Skaneateles Lake to Charlie Major Nature Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Skaneateles and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Syracuse, Auburn, Seneca Falls and Ithaca.
Planted on 1.5-acres of land, the Climbing Bines Hop Farm is a farm that is characterized by seven cultivars and almost 1500 rolling hills. The farm offers freshly harvested wet and dried whole leaf hops for specialty ales.
The Robert Treman State Park is popular for its waterfalls, the best known being the Lucifer Falls. 4.5 miles of trails connect all the falls. In here there are also camping areas, picnic tables, playing fields, and a pool. The Enfield Falls Mill and Miller's House is also in here.
Located along Seneca Lake, Smith Memorial Park is a campground that provides access to the water for swimming and boating. The park offers shower and restroom facilities, picnic areas and nature trails suitable for hiking.
Dedicated to preserving the local history of the region, Dundee Area Historical Society is a volunteer led organization. It runs the Hoyt Coal Weigh Station, featuring mining artifacts, and the Old Schoolhouse Museum, a school from the 1890s.
A geothermal fueled craft brewery located in Penn Yann, New York, the Abandon Brewing Company is a renovated farmhouse brewery that overlooks Keuka Lake. Belgian Golden Ale is one of the popular ales in the Abandon line-up.
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3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424 MoreLess Info
Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center is an event space and outdoor music venue that provides 5,000 covered seats and lawn seating for 10,000. Vendors offer many food options along with beer and wine.
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151 Charlotte Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424 MoreLess Info
Guided walking tours of the Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park are included with the price of admission, and children are able to enjoy a game of 'I Spy' along the walking trail. There is also an on-site wine center that offers daily tastings.