- 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.
The Cherokee Indian Reservation in Cherokee, North Carolina is the most important Cherokee Reservation in the United States. Its residents welcome visitors and offer many traditional crafts for sale. The Reservation also hosts cultural seminars and educational events.
Open to public fishing, Morgan Mill Trout Farm stocks a pond with rainbow trout for visitors to fish in. The farm also has a service where visitors can have their newly caught fish filleted and packed with ice.
Visitors at Oconoluftee Indian Village in Cherokee, North Carolina are transported back to 1760. Costumed interpreters portray European soldiers and American settlers, and the First Nations are represented by real Native Americans.
Whiteside Mountain is a mountain that offers a National Recreation Trail along 700-foot cliffs. Depending on visibility, hikers can see Blue Ridge Escarpment, Chattooga River headwaters, Highlands and Cashiers, and northern South Carolina.
Spread over 20 acres and with over 1750 varieties of flowers, Gardens of Sunshine Hollow is a large and diverse garden where visitors can stroll and enjoy lunch at the pavilion. There are also annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees.
Beautiful Chattooga Belle Farm within the mountains by Sumter National Park is always open to the public for sight seeing, walking, disc golf, and lunch at Belle's Bistro. Farm tours and venue availability is offered, as well as renting of nearby lake houses.
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Highway 441 and Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719 MoreLess Info
Cherokee, North Carolina is home to the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. The institution explores the history of the Cherokee Nation, with a particular emphasis on its role in the history of the United States.
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4525 Hwy 53 East, Dawsonville, GA 30534 MoreLess Info
Visitors are always welcome at Uncle Shucks Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch in Dawsonville, Georgia. Enjoy a spooky corn maze, and roll up your sleeves for pick-your-own pumpkin fun. Night-time hayrides are also available.