- The list below includes 53 free or cheap things to do in or near Banner Elk, North Carolina, including 56 different types of inexpensive activities like Rafting, Breweries, Arts & Crafts Classes and Art Gallery.
- From Grandfather Mountain Nursery Garden Center to Edge of the World, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Banner Elk and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville and Morganton.
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11466 Highway 105 S, Banner Elk, NC 28604 MoreLess Info
A nursery and landscaper, Grandfather Mountain Nursery Garden Center has been in business since 1976. The nursery is located in a scenic mountain location, and features a wide variety of plants and flowers.
Adventure company Edge of the World is located in Banner Elk, North Carolina. The company specializes in chartered whitewater rafting and mountain climbing excursions. Edge of the World accepts clients aged 12 and up.
Experience the wild rapids of Banner Elk, North Carolina with High Mountain Expeditions. No prior rafting experience is required, although seasoned rafters may opt for more difficult journeys. High Mountain Expeditions provides seasoned guides trained in first aid. All rafts and safety gear are provided.
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567 Main St E, Banner Elk, NC 28604 MoreLess Info
The only craft brewery in the area is known as the Flat Top Brewing Company, Banner Elk NC which is open to the public. Up to 12 beers are offered on tap including four stalwart year-round beers within their tap room.
Banner Elk has many wonderful areas that are perfect for horseback exploration, and Banner Elk Stables has everything you need to fully enjoy such an experience. All of the Stables' horses are sure-footed, calm and easy to ride. Prior equestrian experience is helpful but not necessary.
With three floors of art to explore, Art Cellar Gallery showcases the work of local artists. The work covers a range of themes, from nature to portraits, and were made with glass, paints, wood, and other mediums.
Periwinkle Art School is an art school offering various art classes and private art lessons. Classes are available for both adults and children, with class sizes limited to eight per class. The school also hosts occasional 'art night' events.
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6993 Hickory Nut Gap Road, Banner Elk, NC 28604 MoreLess Info
Nestled among the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Holston Presbytery Camp & Retreat Center is a Christian camp that offers a seasonally changing array of camps and programs for youth and for adults.