- The list below includes 53 free or cheap things to do in or near Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, including 41 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, National & State Parks, Hiking Trails and Movie Theaters.
- From Fort Macon State Park to Fort Macon, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Atlantic Beach and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Beaufort, Morehead City, Swansboro and Emerald Isle.
Paddle NC offers guided kayak and paddle boat tours of North Carolina Coast's unique ecosystem. Patrons can learn about the salt march eco system and see wild life such as dolphins, ospreys, and the occasional bald eagle.
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1572 Hammock Beach Road, Swansboro, NC 28584 MoreLess Info
For a nearly private and relaxing beachfront experience, visitors can take a ferry to Hammock's Beach State Park. There are warm natural tide pools, sand dunes, and overnight camping is allowed by special permit.
Situated five miles outside of the city center, the New Bern Battlefield Park covers 30 acres of the original battlefield. This Civil War battlefield also features an 11.5 ton bronze and granite monument dedicated to the memory of the 26th North Carolina Regiment.
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Croatan National Forest, 951 Perrytown Road, New Bern, NC 28562 MoreLess Info
The nationâ€™s only national forest saltwater trail, the Brice Creek Trail allows visitors to see and experience a variety of unique ecosystems. The trail stretches 100 miles, and offers wildlife viewing and fishing.
Prohibition Drinks & Desserts is a cocktail lounge with a prohibition-era theme where patrons can enjoy cocktails, beers, wine, coffee, appetizers and desserts. They also have games like chess, dominoes, darts and board games.