- The list below includes 61 free or cheap things to do in or near Murphy, North Carolina, including 68 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters, Walking Trails and Amusement Parks (All Ages).
- From Murphy River Walk to Fire Creek Falls, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Murphy and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Ducktown and Hiawassee.
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96% 157 votes
Nantahala National Forest, Franklin, NC MoreLess Info
Sitting 5,342 feet above Franklin, North Carolina, the Wayah Bald Lookout Tower offers unrivaled views of the surrounding land. The tower lies along the Appalachian Trail and is easily accessible from other area trails. There are outhouses and picnic tables on the tower's grounds.
96% 110 votes
Phillips Street, Franklin, NC MoreLess Info
The building that was once Franklin, North Carolina's county jail is now the Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum. The Museum has eight rooms crammed with gems, jewelry, mineral samples and information related to mining and gemology.
79% 33 votes
Betty's Creek Road, Dillard, GA 30537 MoreLess Info
Andy's Trout Farm is located in foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and offers waterfalls, rustic cabins and top-notch trout fishing. This quiet tourist attraction accommodates weddings and field trips.
60% 5 votes
449 industrial Ave, Ellijay, GA MoreLess Info
An entertainment center, The Bowling Alley features attractions including 12 lanes of bowling, laser tag and a bounce house. The alley also offers food and drink options as well as pool tables and an arcade.
100% 4 votes
26 E Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734 MoreLess Info
The Pantaleo Art Gallery At Main Street Coffee & Tea is an art gallery filled with a large variety of photography. Visitors commonly enjoy visiting the gallery when stopping by the shop for coffee or tea.
100% 2 votes
36 W Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734 MoreLess Info
Operated by the Historical Society of Macon County, the Macon County Historical Museum is a museum filled with exhibits and artifacts displaying the history of the local area. The museum also contains genealogical records and a gift shop.
50% 177 votes
9696 Highway 52 East, Ellijay, GA 30536 MoreLess Info
Hillcrest Orhcards is a family owned orchard and farmer's market known for its annual Apple Pickin' Jubilee where visitors get to pick their own apples from the orchards. Other attractions here include wagon rides, pig races, a petting zoo and a playground which features a 50 foot slide.
79% 112 votes
9131 Highway 52 East, Ellijay, GA 30536 MoreLess Info
The spacious Reece Apple House is an apple orchard and produce market in Ellijay, Georgia. This family-owned business is a premier destination for apples, cider, confections, preserves and other delicious treats.
66% 62 votes
86 East Main Street, Franklin, NC MoreLess Info
Located in the Smokey Mountains, the Scottish Tartans Museum in downtown Franklin, North Carolina features displays of Highland historical dress. The museum, which was established in 1963, is also home to an expansive gift shop.
94% 51 votes
1153 Franklin Street, Dillard, GA MoreLess Info
Dillard House Stables takes both the beginner and advanced rider through scenic mountain trails. Patrons will be guided, on horseback, alongside the Little Tennessee River and will travel through lush forests, cascading waterfalls and mountain views.