- TripBuzz found 19 things to do with kids in or near Kinston, North Carolina, including 10 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Goldsboro and Greenville.
- From Lion's Water Adventure to Galaxy of Sports, the Kinston area offers 48 different types of family activities, including: Water Parks, Bowling, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- Visitors to Kinston are captivated by its southern charm. Hosting an array of special events throughout the year, the city invites travelers to experience its attractions, culinary fare and relaxed ambiance year round. Popular attractions include historic museums, minor league baseball parks, day spas, a water park, the nearby dragstrip and golf.
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Old Mount Olive Hwy, S of US 117, Goldsboro, NC 27530 MoreLess Info
Serving as a monument, Goldsboro Bridge Battlefield is the site of a historic conflict between the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Visitors can take a self guided tour along a marked path through the 32 acre battlefield.
Part of the East Carolina University campus, Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium is home to Pirates Football. The stadium offers seating for 50,000 along with a high-definition video board, concession stands and a hybrid Bermuda playing surface.
Lasting 3 miles and following along the southern bank of the Tar River, the South Tar River Greenway provides a hiking trail as well as views of the shore line. An off-leash dog park is available alongside a Wildflower Garden.
Visitors can enjoy a community park and recreation area that offers boat access to the Tar River at Town Common. The park also houses the Greenvile Toyota Amphitheater and features walking trails, fishing piers, and the millennium sundial.
Featuring five ponds and two piers, River Park North is a 324 acre nature park allowing visitors to fish, boat and camp. It has three hiking trails, picnic shelters with grills, a volleyball court and wildlife observation areas.
Located in Goldsboro, North Carolina, the Eastern Carolina Athletic Park is a 27-acre recreational site that features six fields for baseball and softball play. A restaurant, arcade fun center and 1,700 square foot fitness facility are featured at the park.
An entertainment center, The Strike Zone features 24 lanes of bowling and a 3,000-square-foot laser tag arena with black lights and music. The center offers cosmic bowling, birthday party hosting, league bowling and arcade games.