- The list below includes 88 free or cheap things to do in or near Waynesville, North Carolina, including 83 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Children's Play Area, Movie Theaters and Recreation Centers.
- From Haywood County Visitor Center to The Strand at 38 Main, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Waynesville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cherokee, Hartford, Brevard and Pisgah Forest.
The Haywood County Tourism Visitors Center has a wealth of information available for visitors to the area. It features brochures and flyers about local attractions, and a knowledgeable and helpful staff to answer questions.
Live music, second-run movies, and classic films are among the attractions that bring individuals to The Strand at 38 Main, a cinema and music venue. The venue seats 412 individuals and is housed in a historic building constructed in 1945.
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.
Waynesville Recreation Center is a fitness facility. It has a sports equipment, 1/10 mile track, pools and 'water park', basketball and volleyball courts, and two racquetball courts. Along with spotless washrooms and locker rooms.
Featuring regularly rotating exhibits, Mainstreet Artists Co-op showcases the crafts and artwork of various local artists. Visitors can meet the artists at receptions or at their art stall where they sell their pieces.
Featuring the work of a local artist, Pennington T Art Gallery displays the colored pencil drawings that depict regional landmarks like Cold Mountain and Grandfather Mountain. All of her work can be purchased with custom framing.
Smoky Mountain Jumphouse is an inflatable play center filled with several inflatable bouncers' for children to jump and play on. Smoky Mountain also features an 18 foot slide and an inflatable obstacle course.