- The list below includes 39 free or cheap things to do in or near Natural Bridge, Virginia, including 50 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Family Fun Center, Caverns & Caves and Gardens.
- From Butterflies at the Bridge to Virginia Safari Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Natural Bridge and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lexington, Bedford and Lynchburg.
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45% 109 votes
15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA MoreLess Info
Live butterflies are held within a climate-controlled indoor garden at the Butterflies at the Bridge attraction. Hundreds of butterflies from around the world and the local region are housed in the building with an open-air setting to come face-to-face with the creatures.
96% 930 votes
229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 MoreLess Info
The only drive-thru zoo in the state is the Virginia Safari Park. Over 1,000 exotic animals from six different continents are contained in the 180-acre park that also includes a walk-thru area and petting zoo.
79% 285 votes
Rt. 11, Natural Bridge, VA MoreLess Info
Originally an April Fool's prank conducted by Mark Cline, Foamhenge has become a popular attraction for visitors since it is free to view. The site is an exact replica of the Stonehenge site in Britain and is easily accessible along the roadside of U.S. 11.
78% 1210 votes
US 11 & 130, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 MoreLess Info
The stone archway that is known as The Natural Bridge of Virginia serves as a main outdoor landmark in the state. It is 20 stories tall and 100 feet wide then 40 feet thick, and the stone monument is accessible by a smooth nature trail.
67% 359 votes
15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 MoreLess Info
There is a lot to learn from a hike though the caverns by the Natural Bridge. Guides describe the history of the caverns as well as the bridge, which has been included as a one of the 'Seven Natural Wonders of the World.'
45% 173 votes
Natural Bridge, VA 24578 MoreLess Info
Tours of the Natural Bridge Wax Museum can be included with admission to see the Natural Bridge. Figurines and scenes from the history of Virginia are included in the museum as is the history of the landmark itself.
50% 2 votes
4942 S Lee Highway, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view a diverse collection of fiberglass sculptures made by Mark Cline at Enchanted Castle Studios. Visitors can still view sculptures, but the location suffered a major fire in 2001 that shut down all other attractions.
38% 58 votes
PO Box 87, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 MoreLess Info
One of the largest collections of childhood toys and memorabilia is housed at The Toy Museum at Natural Bridge of Virginia. A wide variety of games, toys, and relics from childhood contained in the collection date back to 1740 and even include modern collectibles.
33% 3 votes
6477 S Lee Highway, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 MoreLess Info
For a plethora of toy choices there is the Toy Museum Natural Bridge which is a toy museum that features toys from different eras. There are many from different decades of recent history, including toys from popular movies.
67% 366 votes
Lexington, VA MoreLess Info
Within Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains is a naturally formed rock shape and related caverns that is called the Natural Bridge Caverns. The natural trail around the landmark explores the stone arch, Cedar Creek, and Lace Falls while there is also an indoor butterfly garden for visitors.