- 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.
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3485 Hartford Road, Hartford, TN 37753 MoreLess Info
Nantahala Outdoor Center - Pigeon Outpost Private Adventures offers private river rafting tours on Pigeon River. Two tours are offered, one is low difficulty and suitable for families, while the other is more challenging (class 3.)
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3165 Big Creek Road, Hartford, TN 37753 MoreLess Info
Big Bear Expeditions White Water Rafting offers rafting trips and scenic views along the Pigeon River. Seasonal fully guided rafting tours are available along with specialty training and group events.
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3555 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753 MoreLess Info
Hartford, Tennessee is home to the Wildwater Ltd. Pigeon Rafting Center. The company offers whitewater rafting and thrilling zipline tours. Call for reservations or use the Center's convenient Web form.
The Carver Orchards & Farm Market has been serving the local community for over 60 years. Tours of the orchards are very popular, and there is also the Apple House Restaurant for fresh meals or the purchasing of special apple products.
Nestled in rural Georgia, the Chatahoochee National Forest is a large wilderness preserve dedicated to combating invasive species, nurturing endangered plans and educating the public about forestry and conservation. It is a popular destination for ginseng harvesting, for which a permit is required.
No trip to Pigeon Forge is complete without a visit to Adventure Park at Five Oaks for the zip-lining experience of a lifetime. Situated on a 70-acre nature park, guests can choose from 2- to 9-line experiences, horseback riding and the most breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains.
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1639 Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
Spend a day or book a party at Ripley's Old MacDonald Farm Mini Golf and enjoy 54 holes of golfing and family fun. The courses feature interactive barnyard amusement, water features, and animated characters.