- The list below includes 59 free or cheap things to do in or near Boone, North Carolina, including 55 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Gardens, Specialty Shops and Rafting.
- From The Greenway Trail to Daniel Boone Native Gardens, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Boone and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, West Jefferson and Linville.
Located in Boone, North Carolina, The Greenway Trail is actually a trail system that runs through Greenway Park. Some of the trails accommodate joggers, while others are reserved for walking only. The park is a popular venue for weddings and other events, but the trails remain open during such events.
Daniel Boone Native Gardens is a three acre garden featuring numerous species of native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. The gardens are populated by a bog garden, fern garden, rhododendron grove, and a rock garden.
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1675 Nc Highway 105 Byp, Boone, NC 28607 MoreLess Info
Family entertainment is the focus of Magic Mountain Mini Golf & Arcade. The attraction offers an adventurous miniature golf course, go karts, a playground for children, bumper boats, laser tag, and an extensive video game arcade.
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1095 E King Street, Boone, NC 28607 MoreLess Info
Appalachians by Horseback - Private Tours offers patrons a picturesque horseback ride down dirt roads and through the Appalachian mountainside. The tour includes a picnic lunch and a memory card with all your photographs from the ride.
Rockhounds and jewelry lovers must not miss the opportunity to visit the Foggy Mountain Gem mine. Visitors enjoy mining and tumbling their own stones, learning about local minerals and shopping Foggy Mountain's large inventory of precious stones, jewelry and display samples.