- The list below includes 30 free or cheap things to do in or near Southern Pines, North Carolina, including 44 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Dog Park, Parks and Playgrounds.
- From Reservoir Park to Martin Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Southern Pines and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Pinehurst, Sanford and Fayetteville.
A high-energy indoor playground in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Monkey Joe's is perfect for kids who want to burn some excess energy. Monkey Joe's features ball pits, climbing structures, slides and other kid-friendly structures.
The 177-acre San-Lee Park offers a host of activities including hiking and biking trails, picnic facilities, playground, nature center and two stocked lakes for fishing. Campsite rentals for both RV and tent camping also are available.
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572 Pumping Station Road, Sanford, NC 27330 MoreLess Info
Measured at 160 acres in area, San-Lee Recreation & Educational Park offers a number of different amenities for its visitors to experience. These amenities include several walking/hiking trails as well as wildlife education programs.
Showing the latest in movie releases, Omni Cinemas 8 serves all of Fayetteville and its surrounding areas. For added enjoyment, this theater may show special holiday films and offers convenient concessions for movie goers.
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1010 E Broad Avenue, Rockingham, NC 28379 MoreLess Info
The Rockingham Bowling Center & Lounge features a small number of lanes for traditional ten pin bowling. The venue also offers guests a full-service lounge that has a comprehensive bar and occasional live music events.
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233 E. Washington St., Rockingham, NC 28379 MoreLess Info
Designed for kids from birth to age 10, Discovery Place Kids Rockingham offers a variety of hands-on learning experiences, shows and demonstrations. School groups, private events and birthday parties are welcome.
At Ben Owen Pottery, visitors can view pots being made in a process similar to those made by the first generation of Owens potters in the late 1700s. Visitors can also learn more about the company at the museum, and view pots being created.
Jugtown Pottery has been recognized with the North Carolina Folk Heritage Award and the National Endowment of the Arts National Heritage Fellowship for its pottery created just as it has been since 1917 at the same location. Visitors can also see the Jugtown Museum to learn more about the history.
Offering IMAX and 3-D movies, Millstone 14 Cinemas shows the latest releases in digital projection. They have stadium seating with leather chairs that can also recline. They offer a special military discount on tickets.