- The list below includes 80 free or cheap things to do in or near Southport, North Carolina, including 47 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Kayaking, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From Waterfront Park to Price's Creek Lighthouse, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Southport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach.
The 230 block Historic District of Wilmington, North Carolina is one of the largest on the National Registry of Historic Places. Visitors can tour the USS North Carolina, visit Screen Gems Studios, shop in the restored buildings of the Cotton Exchange, and eat at numerous restaurants.
Dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of railroads in and around the Wilmington area, the Wilmington Railroad Museum maintains a large collection of railroad-related artifacts and memorabilia dating back to 1840.
Located in Wilmington, North Carolina, the New Hanover County Arboretum highlights seven acres of gardens. Classes are featured for individuals who are interested in becoming Master Gardeners. A Master Gardener Clinic is featured for diagnosing plant problems as well.
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120 Short Street, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 MoreLess Info
Vonda Kay Deep Sea Fishing, also known as Wrightsville Beach Charter Fishing, offers half day and full day charter fishing trips aboard a 72 foot custom twin diesel boat. Private charters are available by reservation.
North Carolina's Wrightsville Beach is a perennially popular vacation destination. This tranquil waterfront town includes swimming beaches, charming boutiques and restaurants serving fresh seafood and other delicacies. Fishing, boat tours and hiking are also popular in this area.
Wrightsville SUP has stand up paddleboard instruction for beginners to advance in salt marshes and along Wrightsville Beach. The company also offers yoga classes on stand up paddleboards, and fitness classes on paddleboards.
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330 Causeway Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 MoreLess Info
With Capt. Jot Owens / Jot It Down Fishing Charters LLC, visitors can go fishing through Cape Fear River and Masonboro Sound year round. The captain provides all the fishing equipment for the trip, including the bait and tackle.
Wrightsville Beach Park is a city park that offers 13 acres of amenities. The park provides tennis and basketball courts, football and soccer fields and sand volleyball courts. There is also a fitness trail and playground equipment.
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P.O. Box 1583, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 MoreLess Info
Specializing in both offshore and nearshore fishing, Offshore Account Offshore Fishing Charter offers visitors half day to full day fishing trips for up to six people. Depending on the location, visitors can catch shark, snapper, wahoo, and more.