- Our list of the best things to do in Murphy, North Carolina, features the top 77 nearby activities — including 48 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Murphy, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Water Activities, Sights & Landmarks, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Murphy, NC , followed by 63 popular activities in nearby cities, including Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Hiawassee, Ducktown, Hayesville, Tellico Plains, Cherokee, Young Harris, Copperhill and Clayton
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91% 263 votes
Highway 294, Murphy, NC MoreLess Info
A biblically-inspired park, Fields of the Wood covers 220 acres overlooking the Cherokee Mountains. Highlights include Ten Commandments Mountain, the Tomb of Jesus, nature trails, a baptismal font, gift shop and cafe.
99% 69 votes
200 Dean Aldrich Drive, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
From Mountain View Marina, visitors have direct access to Lake Hiwassee for their boats. The marina is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and provides panoramic views of the lake. Visitors often go swimming, kayaking, and tubing in the lake.
96% 90 votes
359 Adventure Ranch Rd, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
Fun for kids AND adults. Gold panning, mini golf, paintball, skeet shooting, pistol range, gem mining, wagon rides, bounce castle and mini dune buggy. Covered pavilions for RAIN OR SHINE. Pet friendly. Cabins & camping on site. Large group pavilion coming soon. Event Catering services available or bring your ow…
93% 46 votes
359 Adventure Ranch Rdm(Old Road Name: Gibson), Off River Hill Rd at WagonMaster Ranch, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
Emeralds, rubies, sapphires, amethysts and more are ready to be found at the Salty Dog Gem Mine. Mining is offered by the bag, and school groups and birthday parties are welcome.
92% 59 votes
23 Hickory Street, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
A winery and, fine art gallery in one, Cherokee Cellars specializes in wines crafted from Georgia and North Carolina grapes. Wine sales and tastings are available, and the gallery features work from regional and national artisans.
96% 26 votes
100 Lake Shore Drive, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
With Big Ol Fish Guiding Service, visitors can take a guided trip to nearby lakes to fish for striped bass and walleye. The boats are equipped with bait and fishing equipment, so visitors do not need to bring their own.
86% 133 votes
Hiwassee St, Konehete Park, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
Three miles of trails winding along the Valley and Hiwassee Rivers make up the Murphy River Walk. The easy walk takes visitors through several different natural environments surrounding the historic town of Murphy.
89% 82 votes
Murphy, Murphy, NC MoreLess Info
Located in the Nantahala National Forest, Fire Creek Falls features multiple trails that go through lush forest and across freshwater streams. Picnic areas are available as well as space for swimming and water tubing.
50% 2 votes
87 Peachtree Street, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
The Cherokee County Historical Museum Inc. is dedicated to preserving the local history of the area. The museum contains over 2000 artifacts of the Cherokee Indians, some dating back as far as the civil war.
100% 2 votes
104 Tennessee Street, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy guided fishing, floating, biking, hiking, and paddle trips with Appalachian Outfitters, Inc. Appalachian Outfitters also specializes in products and equipment for hiking, fly fishing, bicycling, and paddling.