- The list below includes 20 free or cheap things to do in or near Fayetteville, Tennessee, including 55 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, History Museums, Parks and River.
- From The Elk River to Stone Bridge Memorial Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fayetteville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lynchburg, Shelbyville, Tullahoma and Winchester.
Built by Nathaniel Frances Cheairs IV and his wife Susan, the Rippavilla Plantation is one of the largest in the region. A museum is currently housed in the mansion, and special events as well as programming are held on site.
At one of the parks and facilities of Scottsboro Parks & Rec, members of the local community can go swimming, camping, boating, and more. The county has a variety of caves for visitors to explore, and lakes to fish in.
Over 2,000 species of exotic insects, mounted birds and animals are displayed at Cook's Natural Science Museum. You can also see exhibits of rocks, sea shells, snakes and coral. All are housed in a modern, 5,000-square-foot facility which takes about an hour to tour.
Spring Hill Self-Guided Battlefield Driving Tour offers a self-guided tour of important Spring Hill battlefield locations. Patrons can read about the battles as well as view interpretive markers, monuments, and artillery pieces situated along the way.
Also known as Old Stone Fort State Park, Old Fort Park surrounds a structure built by Native Americans between 1500 and 2000 years ago. The park has a hiking trail that leads through the fort into the surrounding wilderness.
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The Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge is home to 47 species of mammals, 115 species of fish, 295 species of birds, and 74 species of reptiles and amphibians. Activities offered include fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, and environmental education.