- 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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310 W State Street, Black Mountain, NC MoreLess Info
The Red House Studios & Art Gallery are composed of seven separate working studios for artists, as well as the Mary McMurray Gallery, which displays the works of primarily local and regional artists.
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1020 Walters Road, Greeneville, TN MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy guided hourly trail rides on 50 acres of the Cherokee National Forest at Mustang Alley Horse Rescue Riding Stables. The stable also serves as a horse rescue that rehabilitates and trains rescued horses.
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W State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711 MoreLess Info
Food enthusiasts will greatly enjoy spending the day with Creative Mountain Food Tours. Designed to allow tourists to sample foods from local restaurants, tours are led by an experienced guide and include added information about the community.
From ceramics, to paintings, to wood work, Cindy Saadeh Fine Art features pieces from regional artists in its gallery. The gallery hosts several art workshops for painting and sculpture offered by these artists.
Black Mountain's Pisgah Brewing Company is a casual and lively brewery. Favored by locals for its fun atmosphere, live music and delicious beer, the brewery offers free tours, weekly concerts and a gift shop for those who want to support the Pisgah name.
Offering free brewery tours on the weekends, The Pisgah Brewery is an enjoyable and relaxing way to spend an afternoon. Locals and visitors enjoy the brewery wide selection of quality beers including their pale ale, porter and seasonal favorites.
Kingsport, Tennessee is home to Bays Mountain Park, a unique institution that combines wildlife education, wilderness training, zipline courses and planetarium shows. Guests of all ages have fun while learning to respect and care for the world around them.