25 Fun Summer Things to Do With Kids for Free (or Less Than $5)
The best places to find free — or cheap — summer fun
PHOTO OF THE SOUTHPARK SPLASH PAD IN FUQUAY-VARINA COURTESY OF MELISSA CHAMPLION
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As the summer stretches ahead, we’ve come up with 25 ideas for free or inexpensive fun with your kids in the Triangle. Seize the long, warm days, explore nature and get out for exercise when the weather is fine. Seek out some of the indoor spaces that made our list for playing and learning on rainy days.
1. Explore the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Museum Park.
You’ll find unique, gigantic sculptures, a whirligig and even a whispering bench along trails.