- The list below includes 56 free or cheap things to do in or near Swansboro, North Carolina, including 45 different types of inexpensive activities like Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Art Gallery and Beaches.
- From Riverfront Park, Swansboro, NC to Hammock's Beach State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Swansboro and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Jacksonville, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City and Emerald Isle.
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333 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560 MoreLess Info
Step back in time at New Bern Tours & Convention - Day Tours in New Bern, North Carolina. The company operates a range of tours given aboard its charming refurbished streetcars. Wedding rentals are also available.
New Bern, North Carolina, is home to the first chartered fire company in the state of North Carolina. At the museum, visitors can learn about the Great Fire of 1922, the history of the local fire departments, and fire safety.
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511 Broad Street, New Bern, NC 28560 MoreLess Info
With New Bern Historical Society - Battlefield Tour, visitors can walk through a swampland and forest area to learn about a memorable battle from the Civil War. The tour is self-guided, with interpretative markers indicating where the fighting took place.
An independently owned movie theater multiplex, the Neuse Blvd Cinema 3 shows primarily first run Hollywood movies in digital video and sound. The theater features reclining seats, and shows no commercials or trailers.
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.
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.
Visitors can enjoy island hopping adventures, sunset cruises and fishing charters with Lookout Adventures. They also offer dolphin watching tours and boat rentals, and their fishing trips target a variety of species including tuna, mackerel, and sharks.