- The list below includes 77 free or cheap things to do in or near Vinalhaven, Maine, including 59 different types of inexpensive activities like Camping Site, Community Service/Non-Profit, Art Gallery and Kayaking.
- From Lawson's Quarry to Vinalhaven Historical Society, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Vinalhaven and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rockland, Deer Isle, Camden and Castine.
A public swimming area, the Lawson Quarry consists of granite formations that were highly sought after in a bygone era. What is left are smooth granite stones that are warmed by the sun and a cool swimming area—it's like a community swimming hole for kids and adults alike.
Vinalhaven Historical Society is a history museum that maintains a collection of artifacts and memorabilia. Their focus is island history, tradition, and culture, and they feature an exhibit that centers on the turn-of-the-century granite industry.
Located on a scenic waterfront location, Stonington Village is a peaceful and intimate fishing village community. Visitors to the village commonly enjoy stopping in the art galleries, eating at the local restaurants, or relaxing on the harbor.
Deer Isle Granite Museum was founded in 1996 to capture and preserve the history of Deer Isle's quarrying industry. The museum features a working model of a granite quarry with moving cars, trains, and boats.
Hosting a variety of activities at its facility, Island Community Center is a place where the locals congregate for arts and crafts, sports, and fundraisers. The center hosts a farmer's market where visitors can purchase organic foods from local farmers.