- Our list of the best things to do in Kinston, North Carolina, features the top 24 nearby activities — including 6 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Kinston, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Amusement, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Kinston, NC , followed by 13 popular activities in nearby cities, including Goldsboro and Greenville
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.
Greenville Fun Park Inc is a family entertainment center (or family fun center) featuring a variety of recreational attractions. Among these attractions are go karts, bumper boats, a miniature golf course, a snack bar, and an arcade.
Bradford Creek Golf Club is a public course featuring a lighted driving range and Bentgrass greens, as well as varying terrain. Golfers of all levels will enjoy the streams, tree-lined fairways, and ponds throughout the course.
The City of New Bern Aquatic Center features zero-entry swimming pool depths, interactive water features, slides, swim lanes, and a deck. They also offer family locker rooms, concessions, office space, and a conference room.