With the Great Smoky Mountains at your back door, the outdoor adventures are endless. Hiking trails, waterfalls, fishing, rushing rivers, scenic train excursions, and glittering, blue-green Fontana Lake, how will you explore our great outdoors?
Explore the nation's most visited national park, known for incredible mountain views, waterfalls, rivers and streams, and nearly 900 miles of hiking trails. Find an abundance of opportunities for outdoor family fun and other adventures.
All aboard the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad for scenic train excursions from the historic depot in Bryson City, through the beautiful countryside of Western North Carolina to various destinations including the Nantahala Gorge and Dillsboro NC.
Our wonderful pubs, taverns and bars are ready to welcome you with exciting live music, craft cocktails and more. And Harrah's Cherokee Casino and Entertainment Center is located in nearby Cherokee, NC.
Savor out-of-this-world flavors right in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. Check out diverse shopping at boutiques, wine shops, chocolate and desserts, thrift and antique shops, art galleries, craft spots and more.