- 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.
Set amongst the long shade of cypress trees, Goodale State Park in Camden, South Carolina features a sandy nature trail and a 3-mile paddling trail for kayaking enthusiasts. Shoreline fishing and picnic areas are also featured at the natural site.
Showing newly released films, Rivertowne Stadium 12 has several auditoriums in addition to an arcade and air hockey table. The butter on the popcorn is self-serve, allowing visitors to add as much or as little as they please.
Families will learn about farming and life in the early 1900s at L.W. Paul Living History Farm. Visitors will observe chores and activities of every day life in the era, including plowing fields with mules and curing meats.
The Conway Recreation Dept Complex features a variety of fitness and recreation amenities, including heated pools, fitness and weight rooms, a walking track, and a gymnasium. The complex offers an array of fitness classes.
The Conway Golf Club Swimming Pool is actually three pools of different sizes and depths. One is an Olympic sized pool, one is a shallower pool with a mushroom shaped waterfall for younger kids, and one is a baby pool.
The site of two critical battles, the Camden Revolutionary War Site, consists of a 107-acre museum complex where the British Army was stationed from 1780 to 1781. The site features a guided tour of historic homes, a walking trail and remnants of several military fortifications.
Open Tuesday to Saturday, The Rutledge Street Gallery specializes in contemporary art and currently lists the works of over 19 local artists. Art in other media such as sculpture, pottery, jewelry and Asiatic furniture is also for sale.
The Camden Archives and Museum maintains a collection of important local artifacts. The staff provides a tour that showcases many of the historical treasures that range from pre-European settlement to modern days.