- 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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86% 29 votes
11900 U.S. 19/74 West, Bryson City, NC MoreLess Info
A fun activity for all ages, everyone is welcome to try gem hunting at the Nantahala Gorge Ruby Mine. An educated and knowledgeable staff will further assist with stone identification as well as cutting, cleaning and shining any discovered treasure.
96% 50 votes
Bryson City, NC MoreLess Info
Designed for use by all types of outdoorsmen, Tsali Recreation Area provides several trails for horseback riding, bike riding, walking or hiking. With beautiful views, this picturesque park further offers a boat ramp and camping grounds for added enjoyment.
75% 4 votes
Long Branch Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533 MoreLess Info
Open year round, Dahlonega's Sunny Farms North is an equestrian facility that offers self-guided trail rides through the woods. The farm welcomes individual riders and groups, and also offers horse boarding and sales.
97% 67 votes
226 Everett Street, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Depot, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Wildwater Nantahala Raft & Rail - Private Trips offers opportunities for inexperienced and experienced rafters to spend all day on the water in a new, fun, and adrenaline pumping environment.
71% 7 votes
105 Depot St., Bryson City, NC MoreLess Info
PaddleFish Kayaking is a tour company that takes guests on a variety of kayaking trips on scenic Fontana Lake for both half and full days. The company also leads multi-day backpacking and kayaking trips.
91% 241 votes
61 Depot Street, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
The over 21 crowd will enjoy a visit to Nantahala Brewing Company in Bryson City. Along with a taproom where their distinct beers can be tasted, special events such as musical concerts are often hosted at this venue.
75% 8 votes
59 Depot Street, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Offering guided kayak tours, PaddleFish Kayaking - Private Day Trips, takes paddlers on an exploration of Lake Fontana and the Great Smoky Mountain in western North Carolina. Tours range from three hours for beginners to three days for serious paddlers.
83% 219 votes
100 Greenlee St, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
The collection of model trains at the Smokey Mountain Trains Museum dates back to 1918. There are actually two model railroad layouts with 7,000 Lionel engines, cars, and accessories in addition to a children's activity center and toy shop.
80% 287 votes
1090 West Deep Creek Road, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Smokey Mountains National Park is home to the Deep Creek Tube Center & Campground. Perched on the shore of Deep Creek, this establishment offers many activities for kids and adults. The most popular activity is whitewater tubing.
97% 1206 votes
825 Cavern Rd., Townsend, TN 37882 MoreLess Info
Tuckaleechee Caverns opened in 1953 as a destination for people to explore the beauty that lies beneath the Smoky Mountains. The one mile guided tour includes stunning rock formations, underground waterfalls, and crystal clear streams.