- The list below includes 138 free or cheap things to do in or near Apex, North Carolina, including 63 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From Jordan Lake State Recreation Area to American Tobacco Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Apex and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill and Durham.
Paint Nite 1885 Lake Pine Drive, Cary, NC MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
The rail-trail of the American Tobacco Trail is ideal for people of all ages. It features cultural history and environmental programs, as well as trails for dog walkers, runners, hikers, bikers, and horseback riders.
Encompassing 160 acres, Apex Community Park hosts a variety of outdoor interests. Grounds accommodate several athletic courts and sports fields, nature trails, playground, dock and 50 acre lake for water activities including fishing.
Featuring nearly 14,000 acres of water, Jordan Lake State Recreation Area provides water access for fishing, swimming and boating. The park also offers children's playgrounds, hiking trails, campgrounds, sheltered picnic areas and barbecue grills.
Crowder District Park occupies 33 acres made up of old forest growth and landscaped areas. Amenities include walking trails, a pond, sand volleyball court, playing fields, three playgrounds and an amphitheater for community events.
Nestled on 25 acres, Kelly Road Park offers residents and guests an intimate setting for outdoor recreation. Amenities provide two age-graded playgrounds, baseball field, tennis court, picnic areas and a hiking trail along Beaver Creek.
The waterfront Apex Nature Park & Amphitheatre is a family-favorite location in the city of Apex. The park features disc golf, walking trails, picnic areas and a dog park, while the amphitheater presents free movies and concerts throughout the year.
Kelly Road Park has 25 acres or park and features a large wooden playground castle for older children, a toddler play area with smaller slides, baby swings, a baseball field, tennis courts, picnic shelter with grills and a greenway trail.
An indoor sports facility, Dream Sports Center offers leagues in basketball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse and hockey. The facility also features training, summer camps and accommodations for birthday parties and kids' programs.