- 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.
Located over 14 wooded acres, the Ocoee River Basic Canopy Tour is actually an extension of the Wildwater Ocoee Center. The attraction features three sky bridges, 9 zip line sections, and a three-level platform with long range views of the area.
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.
Pigs Gone Amuk is a public 18-hole miniature golf course operated by and located right across from Jim's Smokin Que restaurant. In addition to playing putt-putt, visitors also enjoy a large selection of ice cream at the course.
Fannin Lanes is a family bowling center that features synthetic lanes, electronic scoring, and league and tournament play. The facility also has a restaurant area, and features multiple 50 inch televisions so visitors can watch sports.
Providing a casual ambiance and atmosphere, the Fannin Brewing Company features a tasting room where wines can be sampled and enjoyed. Equipped with televisions, it is also a great spot for watching sports and gathering with friends.
A part of the Blue Ridge mountain range, Brasstown Bald Mountain is the highest natural point in Georgia. Visitors can enjoy a hike to the top or can avail the shuttle service to the visitor center located at the base of the mountain.
Nestled among the Northeast Georgia Mountains, the Morganton Point Recreation Area is situated on the shores of Lake Blue Ridge. The area offers hiking trails, fishing, and an extensive campground with showers and bathroom facilities.