- 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.
Located in a building that served as a hardware store in 1898 the Sunrise Theater is now a focal point for community arts and entertainment. Sunrise features first-run and indie films, Met Opera broadcasts, concerts, live theater and more.
There are activities for children of all ages at Southern Pines Park, where younger kids can enjoy the playground and older kids can play sports on the tennis or basketball courts. There are also plenty of benches for parents.
At Ben Owen Pottery, visitors can view pots being made in a process similar to those made by the first generation of Owens potters in the late 1700s. Visitors can also learn more about the company at the museum, and view pots being created.
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Weymouth Woods Nature Preserve is a 900-acre wilderness and conservation area. It features four miles of trails which will lead hikers through tall pine forests and swamplands, and there is also a museum with interactive exhibits.