25 Things to do in New England for $25 or Less
Sunday, February 21, 2016
After about a week of brutally cold temperatures, this weekend is likely going to feel like summer, maybe not, but it will be much warmer.
Therefore, get out of the house and do some cool things for a very reasonable cost.
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The Worcester Art Museum has plenty of cool exhibits to keep you entertained for hours like Flora in Winter or their Blue Photography exhibit. The Museum is a great place for families and kids of all ages.
The Museum is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m from Wednesday to Friday and Sunday and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 pm.
Admission is $14
Newport, Rhode Island
The Newport Art Museum is filled with historical pictures, exhibits and activities for the entire family. You may want to even take part in the Winter Speaker Series this is under way.
The Newport Art Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays.
Admission is just $10 for adults.
Take a 30 minute tour of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream factory in Vermont and see where your favorite flavors of ice cream are made.
The factory is open year round and admission is just $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and kids 12 and under are FREE.
Photo courtesy of Ben & Jerry's
Book a tour of the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory and see how everyone's favorite stuffed animals are made. Tours run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and cost just $4 for adults, $3 for kids and children 12 and under are FREE.
Photo courtesy of Vermont Teddy Bear Factory
North Adams, Massachusetts
Located in the Berkshires, the Museum of Contemporary Art has an exhibit for just about everyone. One of their exhibits is titled entertaining doubts by Jim Shaw and details the fall of heroes, the economy and more.
Admission to the gallery is $18 and kids under five are FREE.
Photo courtesy of MASS MoCA
The Willard House and Clock Museum
North Grafton, Massachusetts
The museum includes the original homestead and workshop of America's premiere 18th century clock makers. Over 75 Willard clocks are displayed in period room settings, along with family portraits, furnishings and ceramics.
Admission for adults is $10
Photo courtesy of Willard House & Clock Museum
Take a FREE tour of Sam Adams Brewery and see where some of the best beer is made. Learn about the history of Sam Adams beer, how it's made, experience the entire craft brew process and of course try some samples.
The tour departs every 45 minutes and lasts about an hour.
Photo courtesy of Sam Adams Brewery
The L.L. Bean Flagship store in Maine is open all hours, literally. The store is open 24 hours a day and 365 days a year to fill everyone's shopping needs.
Admission to the store is free of course and there is plenty of cool things to buy for $25 or less.
See where the legends of the game are honored at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield.
The Hall of Fame is open Wednesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission for an adult is $22.
Newport, Rhode Island
Take a guided or self guided tour through Newport Storm Brewery and be sure to help yourself to some tastings as well while you are there.
A beer tasting costs $9 and gets you 4 Newport Storm samples while a rum tasting costs $10 and gets you 3 samples of Thomas Tew Rum.
Providence, Rhode Island
The park and museum are named after Roger Williams, the founder of Providence, and is located on land donated by Williams family. The museum is part of the Providence Parks. It was founded in 1896.
Admission to the museum is $2
Old North Church, located on Salem Street, is Boston's oldest surviving church, and it's also the place where Paul Revere gave the signal that the "British were coming," on April 18,1775.
Once he gave the signal, two lanterns were raised high, meaning that they were coming by sea to Lexington and Concord, not land.
This event began the American Revolution.
Since 1983, the Boston Fire Museum has operated in the old fire house on Congress street showing off the history of the Boston Fire Department. The Museum shows off antique fire equipment, fire alarm displays, photo displays and artifacts.
Admission to the Museum is FREE.
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