- 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.
Featuring over 4,000 square-feet of display area, Ashley's Art Gallery showcases a wide variety of different artwork from all different artists and time periods. Visitors can view the art being displayed as well as purchase paintings and pottery.
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.
Guests can visit a variety of North Carolina's unique and highly recommended restaurants and shops with Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours. The tours make 5 to 6 stops and include behind the scenes chats with the restaurant owners and chefs.
A traditional bowling facility, Mardi Gras Bowling Center features 24 lanes for open and league bowling. The center provides flat-screen televisions, arcade game machines, an air hockey table, party facilities and a cafe with food and beverages.
Falls Lake Dam was constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers between 1978 and 1981 along the Neuse River. The lake created by the dam offers recreational fishing and boating areas along with lakeside hiking and mountain biking trails.
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105 West Spring St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 MoreLess Info
The actual mineral spring that runs through Fuquay Mineral Spring Park was first discovered in 1858. The park itself features a restored Springhouse, brick pathway, picnic tables, footbridge, and landscaped grounds.
Rush Hour Karting is a one third mile go-kart racing track featuring a restaurant, bar, and game room. They accommodate group activities like birthday parties, bachelor parties, and other events as well as professionally taught classes, and racing leagues.