- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Florence, South Carolina, including 23 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Parks and Recreation Centers.
- From Florence Veterans Park to Florence National Cemetery, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Florence and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hartsville and Darlington.
Designed for family movie-going, the Beacon 12 Cinemas in Sumter, South Carolina feature the latest movies for children, seniors and adults. Patrons enjoy IMAX entertainment in comfortable, reclining seats. Both matinees and late-night shows are offered at the complex.
Swan Lake Iris Gardens is notable for its Japanese iris plantings, and as the only US public park to house all eight swan species. A Butterfly Garden and extensive floral attractions are featured, and seasonal activities include a display of more than a million lights at Christmas time.
Situated in a restored Victorian house, John Blue House & Heritage Center offers a variety of antiques from the 1800s for visitors to view. Among these artifacts are stained glass windows, Victorian furniture, and more.
Laurinburg's Cinema One & Two is a two-theater cinema multiplex that shows primarily first-run Hollywood movies. The theater features fully digital video and sound, and offers discount matinees and other bargains.
The South Carolina Equine Park is a 40-acre facility that hosts an array of equine events. Events include ranch shows, breed shows and dressage, and the park contains nine barns with 290 stables, 100 RV sites and a dining facility.
A family friendly stable and riding facility, Horseback Riding of Myrtle Beach offers guided horseback rides along the beach for riders of all levels. The facility also provides disks with photos from the ride.