- The list below includes 77 free or cheap things to do in or near Kure Beach, North Carolina, including 47 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Historic Sites, Aquariums and Arcades.
- From Kure Beach Pier to Ocean Front Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kure Beach and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Oak Island.
Sunset Beach Fishing Pier is the southernmost fishing pier in North Carolina. The pier is 900 feet long and is suitable for fishing and those looking for a scenic walk. A small bar and grill is also available.
Soundside Park serves as a family-friendly recreational facility with several boardwalks around its edges, complete with a fishing pier and viewing decks. Attractions include multiple slides, swings, an extensive playground, and a climbing wall.
Guests aboard the Belle of Topsail sight-see in style as they cruise around the North Carolina coast. Captain David Luther is also an ordained minister and often performs weddings aboard the boat, a charming vintage-inspired vessel that holds up to 49 adults.
Featuring the work of local artisans, Seacoast Art Gallery displays paintings, crafts, and pottery for visitors to enjoy. The resident artists is Sandy L. McHugh, who specializes in acrylic and watercolor paintings.
Families and groups of friends love the fishing, dolphin-watching and sightseeing tours offered by the Calabash Fishing Fleet in Calabash, North Carolina. The company also offers romantic sunset cruises and accepts private charter clients.
Fishing charter firm Voyager Fishing Fleet operates out of Calabash, North Carolina. The company offers a wide range of excursions, from half-day small-group charters to huge expeditions of up to 130 people per boat.