10 Free or Inexpensive Things to Do in Staten Island [INFOGRAPHIC]

Follow our guide of ten free and inexpensive things to do while living in St. George, Staten Island this winter. Whether you’re rent or own a home, you’re a part of this great neighborhood, so get outside to enjoy the outdoors or wander through a museum.

10 Free or Inexpensive Things To Do While Living in St. George Staten Island

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1. Take a ride on the Staten Island Ferry
The voyage provides postcard-worthy views of New York City’s legendary skyline and Statue of Liberty.
2. Visit Esplanade & Postcards September 11th Memorial
A short walk from the Ferry Terminal along the Esplanade, brings you to Postcards, a stunning and somber memorial to the 275 Staten Islanders lost on September 11, 2001. Dedicated on the third anniversary of the attack in 2004, the memorial features two fiberglass structures resembling postcards, perhaps being sent to lost loved ones.
3. Wander through Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
Snug Harbor is a place where history, architecture, visual art, theater, dance, music and environmental science come together and provide dynamic experiences for all ages.
4. Act like a kid and go sledding
Silver Lake Park and Clove Lakes Park have some good hills!
5. Explore the park while cross-country skiing or snowshoeing
Get outside and enjoy nature’s beauty in Greenbelt Park.
6. Discover Staten Island Children’s Museum
Free every Wednesday from 3-5pm!
7. Admire Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
And enjoy a free sneak peek on Tuesdays 12-2pm.
8. Pick up a book at the St. George Library Center
Nothing better than curling up with a good book by the fireplace!
9. Shape Up in NYC
Shaping Up has never been this easy! Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes every week at dozens of locations all over Staten Island.
10. Learn about Historic Richmond Town – America’s historic town
Explore the diversity of the American experience from the colonial period to the present in America’s historic town. Plus, every Friday, regular admission is FREE!

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