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

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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