Soar the Nantahala River Gorge and GSM
Soar high about the Nantahala River Gorge and the North Carolina mountains. Enjoy the stunning fall colors. And save 15% Tuesdays thru Thursdays.
NOC aerial guides lead your group through two miles of unique mountain-to-mountain zip lines, that get you out of the forest and into the open air. Enjoy panoramic views of our remote 400-acre Townhouse Creek Property, Fontana Lake and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The highlight of the trip is the heart-stopping half-mile Mega Zip where you experience almost 1-minut of flying, 350' about the forest floor.
This is a premium zip line tour with expert guides near Bryson City, NC.
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Enjoy a full day in the Mountains by riding the Tuckasegee River Excursion and include a visit to the Western North Carolina Pottery Festival during the 2-hour layover in Dillsboro on Saturday November 1st. Add a $3 admission ticket to the purchase of your train ticket and have full access to this festival during the layover. Pottery festival admission tickets can be picked up at the historic Bryson City depot in addition to purchased train tickets.
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North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains
Smoky Mountain Host is located in Western North Carolina in the Great Smoky Mountains. Smoky Mountain Host provides Western North Carolina travel guides, family travel activities, and attractions in Clay, Cherokee, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties as well as the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation.
Plan your family vacation, romantic getaway, destination wedding, or a day in the wilderness with Smoky Mountain Host. You will find lodging that fits your style and budget, shops that sell everything from souvenirs to exquisite mountain crafts, and exciting outdoor adventures for everyone in the family.
Our Western North Carolina attractions include Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, The Factory, Nantahala Outdoor Center, Harrah's Casino, Oconaluftee Indian Village, John C. Campbell Folk School, Gem Mining, Golfing, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Canoeing/Rafting, Snow Skiing, and Arts & Theatre. These are just a few of the adventures awaiting for you in Western North Carolina.
This website and our FREE travel guide provides information on Western North Carolina, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and Waterfalls. Communities in Western North Carolina include Andrews, Asheville, Balsam, Brasstwon, Bryson City, Candler, Cashiers, Cherokee, Cullowhee, Dillsboro, Fontana Dam, Franklin, Hayesville, Highlands, Maggie Valley, Murphy, Nantahala, Otto, Robbinsville, Scaly Mountain, Sylva, Waynesville, and Whittier.