- The list below includes 143 free or cheap things to do in or near Cary, North Carolina, including 61 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Music Venue.
- From Fred G. Bond Metro Park to Marla Dorrel Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cary and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Raleigh, Durham, Wake Forest and Chapel Hill.
A neighborhood bowling alley with a retro feel, Brooks Street Bowl features open bowling with a wide variety of specials and promotions. The alley hosts parties for kids and adults, and sells a range of food and beverages.
Featuring work from a variety of local artisans and 7 resident artists, the Sunflower Studio & Gallery is an art gallery that offers art lessons to the surrounding community. The gallery is home to pottery, prints, and acrylic paintings.
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704 Dogwood Hill Lane, Wake Forest, NC 27587 MoreLess Info
The Happy Trails Farm - Private Trail Rides features a variety of riding opportunities for riders of all ages. Guided trail rides, summer camps, lessons and parties and events are just some of the farm's offerings.
It's brick exterior and charming atmosphere make Gilded Palette Gallery a popular place to see. The gallery features prints, paintings, ceramic and wood works by local artists, and hosts special events in the evenings.
E Carroll Joyner Park is a 117 acre park bordered by a 2,000 foot stone ribbon wall. Those visiting the park will find several restored farm buildings, a pecan grove, a log cabin, and a 1,000 lawn-seat amphitheater.
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31 Bynum Beach Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view natural scenery and a variety of local wildlife at Bynum Beach Haw River Access Area. The area offers beach access and is also good for hiking, boating, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking.
Located on 100 acres, JB Flaherty Park is home to a community center and provides tennis courts and fields for baseball and softball. The park features a dog park, children's playground, two ponds and a picnic shelter.