- 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 breathtaking Cullasaja Falls are located next to Route 64 in Highlands, NC. The parking lot is quite small, and sits just off of the highway, in the midst of an extremely dangerous, high-accident portion of it. Avoid visiting Cullasaja Falls during rush hour.
Situated in the Smoky Mountains, AB's Fly Fishing Guide Service - Private Tours provides premier instruction for anglers at all levels. Services include interactive lessons about fly fishing techniques while fishing for trout.
Prater's Mill has a rich history, involving the Civil War and the Indian raids. The 19th century Mill is still functional, even after a century and a half has passed since it was constructed. It can host special themed events, such as weddings.
With a German-born brewmaster, Heinzelmannchen Brewery crafts several traditional German beers as well as seasonal and specialty brews. The brewery, named after the German word for gnome, is open Monday through Saturday for tours and tastings.
The first brick home to house a Cherokee chief, the Chief Vann House Historic Site is constructed entirely out of bricks made from clay harvested on the building site. The Site includes a blacksmith station,
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Travel the Oconaluftee River with Cherokee Rapids Tube & Kayak Rentals. This team offers guided float trips with added features and adventures such as rope swinging, nature watching and swimming.