- The list below includes 42 free or cheap things to do in or near West Jefferson, North Carolina, including 53 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Music Venue.
- From Mount Jefferson State Natural Area to Ashe County Cheese Factory and Store, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in West Jefferson and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boone, Blowing Rock and Banner Elk.
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1489 Mt Jefferson St Park Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694 MoreLess Info
A state park, the Mount Jefferson State Natural Area is a scenic location that offers breathtaking views of and from Mount Jefferson. Visitors can hike the mountain trails and picnic in the shelters provided by the park.
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106 E Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694 MoreLess Info
Visitors to Ashe County Cheese Factory and Store can watch the cheese-making process from the factory's viewing area. The company produces more than 20 varieties of cheese and offers a selection of locally made wine, gifts and souvenirs.
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498 Beaver Creek School Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694 MoreLess Info
Youth Outreach Skating Rink is an nonprofit organization that offers four types of party packages for children's birthday parties or private events. The rink accepts song requests and features a Fun and Skate Shop and snack bar.
Cardinal Lanes is a bowling venue with an attached sports bar. Open and league bowling activities predominate with other attractions available such as arcade games, mini golf, billiards and live DJ and karaoke concerts.
Featuring photography prints, Catchlight Gallery showcases the work of local photographers. The photographers take pictures of landscapes, animals, buildings, and more. The gallery regularly hosts photography workshops with photography instruction for visitors.
The Ashe Civic Center is a live entertainment center that features a 300-seat auditorium, free parking, an annual season of concerts, and community events. The theatre is also available to rent for church events or group meetings.
An independently owned, family business, the restored Parkway Theatre shows classic and current first-run films on large screens. Amenities include two film auditoriums, a concessions stand and state-of-the-art digital screenings and sound.
A seven-screen movie theater, Regal Boone Cinema 7 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service and mobile ticketing, a game room and a snack bar with food and drinks.
The Children's Playhouse is a play center for children. The center features several hands on exhibits and play areas. Attractions include an arts and crafts studio, construction zone, puppet theater, music and drama corner, and a train table.