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  • Western North Carolina Attractions

    List of attractions and things to do in the Appalachian, Blue Ridge and Great Smokey Mountains of Western North Carolina.

    Wayah Bald
    Wayah Bald provides a beautiful view of Franklin and the surrounding Western North Carolina Mountains.

    Big Laurel Falls
    The falls are not tall, but they are pretty, and spill into a neat little pool.

    Mingus Mill
    Located at its original site, Mingus Mill stands as a tribute to the test of time.

    Fletcher
    Located between Asheville and Hendersonville, Fletcher is a place where you can enjoy the thrills of the city within a short drive while still feeling like you are tucked away in a quiet mountain hide-away.

    Hendersonville
    The historic town of Hendersonville offers visitors many different recreational activities for the entire family, along with local festivals that will satisfy any apple craving you have ever had.

    Ski and Snowboard
    Skiing and Snowboarding is a great winter activity here in Western North Carolina.

    Highlands
    This beautiful distinguished city is full of upscale dinning and shopping locations and surrounded by some of the south’s most prestigious golf clubs.

    Cherohala Skyway
    This paved two-lane road climbs to elevations over 5300 feet and extends over 50 miles. In April 1997, the state of North Carolina declared it a Scenic Byway.

    Pack Square
    A beautiful and historic park located in the center of downtown Asheville.

    Harrah’s Cherokee Casino
    The ultimate Western North Carolina destination for gambling and late night entertainment.

    Tsali
    Tsali has 39 miles of trails in a four loop system that wind around the Fontana Lake and through US Forest Service Land.

    Tuckaseegee Tavern
    The Tavern is where you go to get served up some pub style food in Bryson City.

    The Blowing Rock
    Blowing Rock is an interesting place where folklore and history abound.

    Soco Falls
    Soco Falls is located on the Qualla Boundary (Cherokee Indian Reservation) just beside US Hwy. 19, between Cherokee and Maggie Valley, NC

    Catawba Falls
    Catawba Falls is one of Western North Carolina’s exceptional Blue Ridge waterfalls

    Nantahala River
    The Nantahala River offers the thrill and excitement of riding river rapids in a raft, canoe or kayak while enjoying the scenic Nantahala National Forest that surrounds it.

    Rainbow Falls
    The falls is know for its rainbows, which can be seen in the ample mist they produce.

    Bryson City Cork & Bean
    Located on a historic corner of downtown Bryson City, right next to the old county courthouse, the Cork & Bean has not only good food but a great atmosphere.

    Nantahala Brewing Company
    The fresh smell of hops and everything else that goes in to a great craft beer fill the air when you approach doors of the Nantahala Brewery.

    The Filling Station Deli and Sub Shop
    A unique sandwich shop located in the heart of downtown Bryson City, where a wide variety menu serving up signature deli sandwiches, salad, soups, and more can be found.

    Linville Caverns
    Deep inside of Humpback Mountain lie the Linville Caverns, North Carolina’s only caverns.

    Shelton Laurel
    The beautiful valley of Shelton Laurel Creek – and the coves, tributaries, and mountains lining it to its North – comprise a remote part of the Pisgah National Forest, known as the Shelton Laurel Backcountry Area.

    Tuckaseegee Tavern
    The Tavern is where you go to get served up some pub style food in Bryson City.

    Wesser Fire Tower
    A wooden fire tower at the summit provides hikers with amazing 360 degree views of the mountains of western North Carolina.

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