- 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% 727 votes
Surf City, NC MoreLess Info
Known for its sea turtle rescue programs, Topsail Island is located near Surf City, North Carolina. The Island also has beautiful beaches and a warm, welcome and active community. The Island is only accessible by boat or jetski.
50% 4 votes
3550 Dr M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562 MoreLess Info
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.
100% 3 votes
2117 S Glenburnie Rd, Unit 5, New Bern, NC 28562 MoreLess Info
A popular gathering spot for art lovers, Wine & Design is suitable for all ages. Along with art classes and workshops, private wine and painting parties are possible with a seasoned instructor.
67% 3 votes
Hwy 70, Havelock, NC 28532 MoreLess Info
Featuring full digital projection, Carmike Cinema 6 is a movie theater that shows its guests the latest and most popular film releases. Amenities at the theater include online ticket ordering and a variety of concessions.
45% 11 votes
2806 Trent Road, New Bern, NC 28562 MoreLess Info
A six screen movie theater, Bear Town Cinema displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater provides a snack bar with food and drinks as well as restroom facilities.
50% 2 votes
300 Battlefield Parkway, New Bern, NC 28560 MoreLess Info
Situated five miles outside of the city center, the New Bern Battlefield Park covers 30 acres of the original battlefield. This Civil War battlefield also features an 11.5 ton bronze and granite monument dedicated to the memory of the 26th North Carolina Regiment.
Part of the Carmike cinema chain, Havelock's Cinema 6 is a six-theater movie multiplex that shows primarily newly released Hollywood films. The theater offers a variety of refreshments, and hosts occasional special series and events.
50% 2 votes
Flanners Beach Road, New Bern, NC 28560 MoreLess Info
Situated next to the river, Neuse River Recreation offers visitors a campground, beach, picnic areas, and more. There are several trails for hiking that loop around the campground and the beach.
- 0 votes
4335 C Street, Havelock, NC 28532 MoreLess Info
MCAS Cherry Point, NC is a military base that oversees number of military aircraft for deployment. The air station contains over 29,000 acres of land and serves as an emergency landing site for space shuttles from Cape Canaveral.
73% 30 votes
Croatan National Forest, New Bern, NC MoreLess Info
Managed by the USDA Forest Service, the Island Creek Trail is a lovely half-mile hiking trail. It is fairly flat and suitable for novice hikers, and affords breathtaking views of native and transplanted vegetation. The trail is free to use.