Things to Do: Free & Almost Free

New Years Resolutions: Save More Spend Less in Franklin Southampton VA

Did you make a New Years resolution to save more and spend less? Franklin Southampton VA has complied a list of area events that are budget friendly for 2016. Come Escape to Tradition in Franklin Southampton and enjoy family friendly, educational, historic and nature focused excursions and events.   We Be Jammin’: Summer Concert Series Grab your lawn chair a cold brew or an iced tea and sit back and enjoy great local music.

Virginia Beach is Easy on the Wallet

No matter the time of year, Virginia Beach is always cooking up ways to help you get more bang for your buck. There is always a wealth of activities that are easy on the budget – from exploring the  parks and wildlife to lounging on the sun drenched beaches. Check out our free and almost free adventures and “Live the Life” for less. Enjoy the Beaches With 14 miles of open, public beaches –

11 Fun Free Things to Do in Norfolk

Sometimes you just want to have a little fun without spending a lot of money. Norfolk has plenty of ways to have a great time for less than a dime. Here are a few great ideas: Festivals, Concerts and Outdoor Shows Year-Round From early spring through mid-winter, Norfolk plays host to a wealth of premier festivals and special events, providing entertaining, culturally enriched experiences for individuals and families alike. Many of these “signature” events

Visit Isle of Wight County Museum in downtown Smithfield

        The Isle of Wight County Museum, located at 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield offers a prehistoric fossils, a Civil War andNative American exhibit, Colonial artifacts, a re-created country store, and the museum’s most notable artifact – the world’s oldest, edible cured ham. The museum requests a $2 admission fee, but beyond that (and that’s almost free!) the museum’s offers programs, lectures and a children’s story time – all either for

Genuine Smithfield’s Children’s Coloring and Activity Book (and Scavenger Hunt)

How about an activity that’s even better than free? Pick up our children’s activity book and play our scavenger hunt and you  can win a free donut or ice cream cone! Our favorite flying pig “PD” is hidden all over town in some of our stores, attractions and restaurants! Stop by our Visitor Center and pick up a FREE coloring & activity book (or download it by clicking on this link). Find P.D. in

What Can You Do In Smithfield And Isle Of Wight County That’s Free Or Almost Free?

Kayaking at Windsor Castle Park
Everything! That’s right – all of our attractions are FREE or almost FREE. So a visit to Smithfield & Isle of Wight won’t stretch your pocketbook – but it will stretch your mind with our great museums – and your body with our fabulous outdoor recreational opportunities. FREE ATTRACTIONS: The Old Courthouse of 1750 130 Main Street, Smithfield. Originally modeled after the Capitol Building in Colonial Williamsburg, the building has been beautifully restored. The

7 Ways to Get Up and Out in COVA

Warmer weather is right around the corner and with it comes many opportunities to enjoy the beauty of Spring outdoors in Coastal Virginia. Here are some of the best ideas to get you up and outside to see what’s happening in the coming months.