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Fun & Free: No Dough

Fun & Free: No Dough

Fun & Free: No Dough With over 170,000 acres of public lands to explore and a host of special events tailor-made for fun, Transylvania County represents one of the best vacation values you’ll find anywhere. Here’s a top ten list of fun and free things to do. 10 10 Forest Discovery Center If you’re fifteen or younger, you qualify for free admission to this fascinating learning center dedicated to the history of forest conservation and management. Located at the Cradle of Forestry inside Pisgah National Forest, the Forest Discovery Center is filled with informative and interactive displays – including a helicopter simulator that takes you on a fire fighting flight. To find out more about the center and the great Summer Songcatcher Music Series (also free) go to cradleofforestry.com. X 9 9 Sample Some Awesome Jams Music jams, that is. Satisfy your music jones with free weekly hoedowns throughout the county. The best source is our monthly Get Out Guide, which you will find at most retailers, restaurants and attractions throughout the county. X 8 8 Take the Plunge Okay, it costs a buck to access Sliding Rock, but that’s a small price to pay for the bragging rights you’re entitled to after taking the sixty foot plunge into a deep, cold pool at the base of this smooth, granite boulder. Located in Pisgah National Forest, Sliding Rock has become a rite of passage for thousands of kids and adults. It’s fun, it’s invigorating and the pictures your family snaps... Read More