About Smoky Mountain Host

Smoky Mountain Host provides family travel opportunities in Western North CarolinaSmoky Mountain Host of North Carolina is the destination marketing organization for the seven far western counties of North Carolina and the Qualla Boundary of the Cherokee Indian Reservation. North Carolina counties represented through Smoky Mountain Host are Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain. The North Carolina Smoky Mountains offer a family vacation value with extensive opportunities for experiencing the cultural history, outdoor adventure, mountain crafts and stunning vistas of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains.

While you're in the area, visit the Smoky Mountain Host Visitor's Center, located on US Hwy 441 South in Franklin, North Carolina.  Our regional travel information center is staffed year-round, seven days a week.  Gift Shop, Picnic area and restroom facilities on-site.    

Hours of Operation
Open Sunday-Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving

Contact Information
4437 Georgia Rd
Franklin, NC 28734
800.432.4678 (toll free)
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FREE Travel Guide

Smoky Mountains of North Carolina Travel Guide

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Smoky Mountain Blueways

NEW! Digital Magazine

This issue of the Smoky Mountains Digital Magazine includes:

  • Must Do
  • Getaway to the Mountains
  • Insider Tips
  • Turn Off Your Stress at Oconaluftee Village
  • and More

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