- The list below includes 93 free or cheap things to do in or near Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, including 63 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Breweries, Art Gallery and History Museums.
- From Fuquay Mineral Spring Park to Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fuquay-Varina and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Raleigh, Cary, Apex and Garner.
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.
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The Carrol Howard Johnson Environmental Park is a 28-acre park with a focus on education. The park serves to educate those who visit on the natural wildlife of the Fuquay-Varina area with its wooded paths, various plant species and natural bridges.
Fuque-Varina's Aviator Brewery produces 16 beers. It also manufactures Crazy Sauce, an award-winning hot sauce sold by the bottle and served at the brewery's two restaurants. Aviator Brewery frequently participates in regional beer brewery contests and is usually recognized as being among the top three competit…
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.
Crowder District Park occupies 33 acres made up of old forest growth and landscaped areas. Amenities include walking trails, a pond, sand volleyball court, playing fields, three playgrounds and an amphitheater for community events.
One of only several nature preserves in North Carolina, the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is an important institution for many threatened and endangered animal and plant species. The preserve includes gorgeous hiking trails and a large visitors' information center.
An indoor sports facility, Dream Sports Center offers leagues in basketball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse and hockey. The facility also features training, summer camps and accommodations for birthday parties and kids' programs.
Designed by William Rawn Associates of Boston, the Koka Booth Amphitheatre is located within 14 acres of forest next to Symphony Lake. The outdoor venue features concerts and specialty performances for up to 7,000 people.