- 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 a building that served as a hardware store in 1898 the Sunrise Theater is now a focal point for community arts and entertainment. Sunrise features first-run and indie films, Met Opera broadcasts, concerts, live theater and more.
Sharing space with a Christian bookstore, antique museum, and the Taxidermy Hall of Fame, the Creation Museum is an interesting place to visit. Exhibits include a combination of stories related to creationism, along with an array of animals, tools and other artifacts.
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555 E Connecticut Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387 MoreLess Info
Southern Pines' Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities is a creative campus that includes a theater, a writers' colony and a chamber music performance space. It is a tranquil haven that inspires authors and musicians with its pristine beauty.
Mrs Ruth's Farms & Corn Maze is a family-owned farm that is popular among local residents. When visiting, guests to the farm commonly enjoy exploring the corn maze, taking a hayride, or playing on the playground.
There are activities for children of all ages at Southern Pines Park, where younger kids can enjoy the playground and older kids can play sports on the tennis or basketball courts. There are also plenty of benches for parents.
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1441 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex, NC 27502 MoreLess Info
Part of the Regal Cinema chain, the Regal Beaver Creek Stadium 12 is a movie multiplex that shows primarily new releases. The theater offers a variety of refreshment choices, as well as discount matinees.