The Smoky Mountains Playground

Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine said it best – "With the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and world-class whitewater at its doorstep, Bryson City is the perfect base camp for big adventure. The Tuck flows right through town, and the Appalachian Trail, Nantahala River, Fontana Lake and Tsali singletrack are just a stone's throw away."


Great Reasons To Visit The North Carolina Smokies

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park info

Unique shops and galleries info

Lots of special events info

Spectacular mountain views info

Whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River info

Mountain biking at Tsali info

Boating and fishing on Lake Fontana info

Legendary trout streams info

Cherokee Indian Reservation info

The Blue Ridge Parkway info

Curvy roads at the Deal's Gap "Dragon" info

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad info

Crystal waterfalls info

Hiking trails info

Great restaurants info

Wineries & breweries info

Bryson City is centrally located in the middle of Western North Carolina's vast playground, a great spot for dozens of fabulous day trips. Area attractions.