- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Sanford, North Carolina, including 65 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From San-Lee Park to San-Lee Recreation & Educational Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Sanford and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Apex, Southern Pines, Fuquay-Varina and Pittsboro.
Located in historic downtown Burlington, the Front Street Public House offers craft beers, cider and wine. This English-style bar also features drink specials as well as regular live music and trivia nights.
80% 5 votes
1090 Piper Ln, Burlington, NC 27215 MoreLess Info
A 16-screen movie theater, Carousel Cinema at Alamance Crossings displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, 3D movies, private event hosting and a concession area with food and drinks.
A 36-lane bowling center, Country Club Lanes West offers open and league bowling along with a miniature golf course. It provides a pro shop, a lounge with adult beverages and a dance floor, pool tables and arcade games.
100% 10 votes
1149 A St. Marks Church Road, Burlington, NC 27215 MoreLess Info
Locally owned and operated, Piedmont Ale House is a neighborhood-style pub that serves a variety of craft beers on tap. The pub is also a sports bar, with multiple sporting events on televisions at any given time.
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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1450 Springwood Church Road, Burlington, NC 27215 MoreLess Info
Offering an array of athletic recreation is Burlington Springwood Park. The park is home to baseball, soccer and softball fields, concession stands, a walking track, picnic areas and it's addition of a disc golf course.
A working family farm and petting zoo, Winterpast Farm allows people to interact with animals such as sheep, goats, peacocks, chickens, donkeys and more. A hands-on and educational experience, Winterpast Farm welcomes schools and groups.
Home to over eighty five acres of woodlands, Horseshoe Farm Park is a peaceful haven of natural beauty. The pet-friendly park is a favorite for dog owners, while others enjoy picnicking, bird watching or walking the unpaved trails.
92% 106 votes
13304 Creedmoor Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587 MoreLess Info
A 12,000-acre lake surrounded by 26,000 acres of woodlands offers a variety of outdoor activities at Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Camping, boating, hiking, fishing and swimming are just some of the activities available at this park, open year-round.