- The list below includes 72 free or cheap things to do in or near Stowe, Vermont, including 73 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Forests, Mountains and River.
- From Recreation Path to Mount Mansfield, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Stowe and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Montpelier, South Burlington, Barre and Waitsfield.
Situated on 1.7 acres, Overlook Park is known mostly for its views of the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain to the west. The park provides access to the South Burlington Rec Path along with parking and an informational marker.
Located in a picturesque valley between the Adirondack and Green Mountains, the University of Vermont is one of the oldest universities in the US. View a collection of over 20 000 objects and artifacts spanning the history of civilization at the campus' Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art.
A four-block open-air mall in downtown Burlington, the Church Street Marketplace offers pedestrians a mix of shopping, restaurants, historical architecture and street entertainment. Annual events include jazz and street theater festivals.
The mission of the Burlington City Arts Center is to fuse a relationship between the arts and the surrounding community. The center includes a print and clay studio as well as an exhibit for local artwork.
With Burlington Food Tours, visitors can sample a wide range of food items such as jams, cheeses, popsicles, and more. The tour takes visitors on a walk through the Burlington Farmer's market while narrating the food history of the region.
Lake Champlain Chocolates is a chocolate factory, shop and cafe offering a wide selection of confections made onsite. A tour includes a short informational film, watching the factory in action through a window, and sampling a variety of chocolates.