Nearby Attractions

Within 15 Minutes:

– Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Deep Creek Entrance
– Great Smoky Mountain Scenic Railway
– Bryson City, NC – Passage to the Smokies
Bicycling at Tsali.
– Tubing on Deep Creek.
– Whitewater Rafting on the Nantahala River
Horseback Riding
Antique stores and flea markets
Fishing and Hunting
Paddle Boarding
Zip Lining
Family Friendly Activities
Whitewater Express
Carolina Bound Adventures

Within 30 Minutes:

– Great Smoky Mountain National Park
– Cherokee Indian Reservation, including
“Unto These Hills” Indian Drama, Oconaluftee Indian Village, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, and Museum of the Cherokee Indians.
– Dillsboro, a village of craft and speciality shops
– Maggie Valley
– Blue Ridge Parkway
– Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests
Gem Mining (ruby, sapphire, and more)
Boating, Swimming, and water skiing

Within 45 Minutes:

– Gatlinburg, TN
– Fontana Lake and Dam
– Waterfalls – For best driving and hiking directions, a NC waterfall book is probably your best choice.

Within 1 Hour:

– Pigeon Forge, TN – home of Dollywood
– Outlet Malls

Within 1 1/2 Hours:

– Biltmore Estate; House, Gardens, Winery, Antler Village, Hotel

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