- The list below includes 36 free or cheap things to do in or near Jacksonville, North Carolina, including 50 different types of inexpensive activities like Family Fun Center, Movie Theaters, Bowling and Children's Play Area.
- From Richard Ray All American Park to Spirited Art, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Jacksonville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Swansboro, Emerald Isle, Surf City and Sneads Ferry.
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90% 363 votes
503 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401 MoreLess Info
The home of physician, planter and business leader John Dillard Bellamy and his wife Eliza McIlhenny Harris, along with their nine children, the Bellamy Mansion, is open for touring or weddings. In addition, visitors can see a formal garden, slave quarters and a carriage house.
92% 744 votes
Wilmington, NC MoreLess Info
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.
81% 205 votes
505 Nutt Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 MoreLess Info
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.
116 Orange Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 MoreLess Info
Featuring many exhibits for children to play on, Children's Museum of Wilmington offers a variety of activities to keep them entertained. They have a spaceship, playhouse, audio room, and wooden boat. They also have a petting zoo.
97% 2305 votes
#1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402 MoreLess Info
The USS Battleship North Carolina was used as a battleship in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. Visitors to the ship can tour it, hear oral histories, view photographs, and see momentos.
94% 66 votes
1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28401 MoreLess Info
Visitors to the USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial have many tour options available, and can spend hours climbing throughout the battleship and experiencing the various bunkers, engines, turrets and guns. The ship also has a gift shop.
89% 988 votes
900 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach, NC MoreLess Info
At Fort Fisher Recreation Area visitors can touch a bamboo shark, talk to a SCUBA driver, and climb on play equipment. Visitors can also see animals being fed, including freshwater carp, striped bass and sturgeon.
83% 78 votes
302 Willard Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 MoreLess Info
The 250-acre Greenfield Park is a recreational park that includes 2 tennis courts, a skate park, an outdoor amphitheater, and boat rentals. The park has opportunities for swimming, fishing, and mountain biking.
100% 62 votes
Wilmington, NC 28409 MoreLess Info
With Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, visitors can explore the region's creeks, rivers, basins, and islands by kayak with an experienced guide. Each trip has a different theme, from eco-tours to sunset trips.
81% 99 votes
3201 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC MoreLess Info
The Cameron Art Museum features a variety of exhibitions, ranging from painting to sculpture and ceramics. In addition to an extensive permanent collection, the museum hosts periodic visiting exhibits from around the world.