- The list below includes 93 free or cheap things to do in or near Franklin, North Carolina, including 77 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Fishing, Bowling and Family Fun Center.
- From Wayah Bald Lookout Tower to Wilson Lick Ranger Station, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Franklin and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bryson City, Cherokee, Highlands and Sylva.
Treat your imagination to an adventure when you visit Wonder Works. With more than 100 hands-on exhibits and experiments, feel hurricane force winds and a simulated earthquake, discover space exploration and more, this is fun for all ages.
Take the whole family on a memorable rafting journey with Rapi Expeditions in Hartford, Tennessee. Every raft is guided by an experienced guide certified in emergency response techniques. Life jackets and helmets are provided.
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150 Discovery Lane, Clemson, SC 29631 MoreLess Info
Featuring 295-acres of landscapes, gardens, and nature trails, South Carolina Botanical Gardens, is an ideal place to getaway and experience the beauty of nature. On the site is a 70-acre arboretum, butterfly garden, and wildflower meadow.
Whitewater rafting is the name of the game at Big Creek Expeditions in Hartford, Tennessee. Big Creek offers several different tour options to accommodate patrons of all experience levels. Safety equipment is provided.
Located in Hartford, Tennessee, the Nantahala Outdoor Center offers whitewater rafting and ziplining. The Center also offers wilderness survival classes, mountain bike trips and guide service in several National Parks.
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207 Keowee Trail, Clemson, SC 29631 MoreLess Info
Named for a former Clemson mayor, Larry W. Abernathy Waterfront Park offers access to Lake Hartwell and includes a boardwalk. The park can be used for walking and picnics and includes benches and a pavilion.
Big Bear Rafting offers white water rafting excursions for the adventurous. Rafters can take in the views of the Great Smoky Mountains while exploring Big Pigeon River with the help of a highly trained guide.