Family Attractions in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina

Time with the family is special; a way of celebrating and showing those you love how much you care. Smoky Mountain family vacations are guaranteed to offer adults, grandparents, and children a myriad of activities all will enjoy. Looking for an outdoor adventure? Go kayaking, whitewater rafting, or brave the ziplines. Visit any number of rivers and you.ll find the best trout and fly fishing in the region. Pan for gold and precious stones like ruby, sapphire, topaz, and more. Tour a local farm and pick your own produce or buy local food. Ride the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad and explore the countryside. Your Smoky Mountain family vacation is sure to be memorable and fun.

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Cataloochee Valley Tours, Inc.WaynesvilleDetails
Evening Elk Tours Eco-tours. Guided Wildflower Hikes. Firefly walks in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Highlands Aerial ParkScaly MountainDetails
We have combined the alpine adventure courses of Europe with the rain forest canopy tours of Central America to create Highlands Aerial Park. Located at an elevation 3,400 feet high atop High Holly Mountain, with long-range views of mile-high Blue Ridge Mountain ranges of Georgia and North Carolina. The lush, virgin, old-growth forest infused with peaks and knolls, whose creeks and springs carve ...

Jump FactoryFranklinDetails
Bounce in for Fun! Located inside The Factory - trampolines, dodgeball, foam pit, basketball, and more! 

Little Tennessee River Greenway Frog QuartersFranklinDetails
Greenway information, coffee and local arts and crafts supporting Little Tennessee River Greenway.

Mad Batter Food & FilmSylvaDetails
Our dining theater features fabulous foods, free films, and a fantastic local draft beer selection. Our dining theater features fabulous foods, free films, & a fantastic local draft beer selection. We specialize in pizza, tri-tip, wraps, steaks& plenty of vegetarian options. Love and local ingredients are in our food.

Oconaluftee Indian VillageCherokeeDetails
The Oconaluftee Indian Village is a re-created village of the 1700's. Visitors experience the everyday life of the Cherokee through artisans who perform tasks done by their forefathers. Witness war council meetings, war re-enactments, traditional dances and more.

Sapphire Valley ResortSapphireDetails
SKI SAPPHIRE ​SNOW SPORTS/FOOT GOLF Skiing, boarding,tubing, and winter zip line tours on The Vordach! If skiing or boarding is not your thing, check out our opportunity for snow tubing or zip lining on The Vordach or Foot Golf... join us for an exciting day on our slopes. If you have ever wanted to experience snow skiing or snow boarding but never had the opportunity, here is your chance a ...

Scaly Mountain Outdoor CenterScaly MountainDetails
Dry tubing, ice skating, snow tubing, 2-3 slopes, 3500' with 200' drop. Kiddie slope available.

Tail of the DragonRobbinsvilleDetails
Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap with 318 curves in 11 miles, is America’s number one motorcycle and sports car road. Designated US 129, the road is bordered by the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest, with no intersecting roads or driveways to hamper your travel. It is considered “the destination” for thousands of motorcycle and sports car fans throughout the spring, su ...

The FactoryFranklinDetails
If you're searching for an unique experience, look no further than The Factory. Whether you're up for excitement and adventure, an educational experience, or team-building activities, our friendly staff can create a day that's just right for you.

The Factory's non-smoking, family-friendly facility boasts more than 56,000 sq. ft. of fun with rechargeable, interactive Fun Cards to power its ...

Tom Sawyer's Christmas Tree & Elf VillageGlenvilleDetails
Family friendly. Kids Christmas. Costumes, tree, activities, Frasier fur, reindeer, choose-N-Cut, elf, SANTA.

Wheels Through Time Museum IncMaggie ValleyDetails
A consummate collection of over 250 rare antique American Motorcycles and Automobiles. Equally as astounding is the memorabilia collection that unites the "art of the motorcycle" with the generation of Americans that enjoyed a lifestyle peculiar to the "American Mainstream." The thrust of the museum is to educate future generations to a fascinating spectrum of Americana.

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