- The list below includes 83 free or cheap things to do in or near Pickens, South Carolina, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Museum, National & State Parks, Flea Markets and Historic Sites.
- From Table Rock State Park to Hagood Mill Historic Site, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Pickens and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Greenville, Brevard, Anderson and Clemson.
Featuring a guide familiar with the region's waterways, Western NC Fly Fishing Guide takes visitors to fishing destinations like Nantahala River and Tuckaseegee River. The guide provides all the fishing equipment, from rods to flies.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
Spartanburg's Carmike 7 is a movie multiplex that screens primarily first run Hollywood movies, in fully digital video and sound. The theater offers discount matinees and other promotions, as well as a variety of concessions.
Equestrian tour company Queen's Farm Stables is located in Waynesville, North Carolina. All excursions are guided by seasoned staff members who are also expert riders. Each trip includes plenty of time for photography.
Over 20 miles of equestrian trails await visitors at Croft State Park in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This beautiful and well-kept park frequently hosts equestrian competitions and demonstrations. Visitors may bring pets into the park, but those deemed disruptive to local wildlife must be removed at a ranger's …
Asheville's Fun Depot is a family friendly amusement park experience. The bulk of the attraction is concentrated in its indoor go kart track, but there is also a miniature golf course, a laser tag arena, rock wall, and video game arcade.