- The list below includes 70 free or cheap things to do in or near Lake Lure, North Carolina, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Ziplines, Specialty Museums and Beaches.
- From Lake Lure Flowering Bridge to Beach at Lake Lure & Water Works, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lake Lure and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Asheville, Hendersonville, Black Mountain and Saluda.
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3068 Memorial Hwy, Historic Bridge #7, Lake Lure, NC 28746 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view gardens with a wide variety of local plants at the Lake Lure Flowering Bridge. The flowering bridge was once the historic 1925 Rocky Broad River bridge that was closed to traffic in 2011.
Surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Beach at Lake Lure & Water Works offers an extensive freshwater beach that is open seven days a week during the summer months. There is also an on-site water fun complex with a water slide and soaking games.
Chimney Rock Park is a pet friendly place to bring family and friends and reconnect with nature. The park features five different hiking trails, guided bird watching tours led by an expert, and rock climbing on the mountain.
Located in the Hickory Nut Gorge of western North Carolina, Canopy Ridge Farms offers guided zipline and kayak tours seasonally. The canopy tour features multiple zipline options, while kayaking takes paddlers over class one and two rapids.
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2414 Memeorail Highway, Lake Lure, NC 28746 MoreLess Info
Formed to raise money for pancreatic cancer research, The Right Track Toy Train Museum features toy trains from the 1900s to the present. There are working trains that can be operated, a children's room and a gift shop.
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431 Main St., Chimney Rock, NC 28720 MoreLess Info
Chimney Rock State Park is where visitors can enjoy clean mountain air while hiking and enjoying panoramic views of Lake Lure. The 404-foot waterfall is also one of the many natural highlights throughout the park.
Located in Henderson, North Carolina, the Justus Orchard features U Pick and We Pick apples, blackberries and pumpkins. The Apple House Bakery at the site is famous for its fried apple pies. Apples are available from mid-August until November.