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.

Cherokee Fish and GameCherokeeDetails
Regular stocking of the streams is the responsibility of Cherokee Fish and Game Management that each year adds nearly 400,000 trout to an existing population of fish swimming in the crystal clear mountain waters. These supplemental stockings include rainbow, brook and brown trout of various sizes ranging up to trophy size. A $7.00 tribal permit for each person 12 years of age and over is required ...

Darnell FarmsBryson CityDetails
Darnell Farms is a working farm in Bryson City where you can pick up wonderful fresh produce. Throughout the year they sponsor many agri-tourism events. Call Darnell Farms for more details 828-497-2376

Fly Fishing The SmokiesCherokee/Bryson CityDetails
Wade Trips, float Trips, Fly Fishing Classes, Backcountry Camps, Hiking Trips Guided Fly Fishing for the whole family!

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 ...

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.

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

Smoky Mountain Hiking ToursBryson CityDetails
Discover your inner “Wild” with Smoky Mountain Hiking Tours. Take a walk in the woods in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Appalachian Trail to some of our favorite Day Hikes in the region. We take you along some of the best hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with local guides who have years of outdoors experience. Learn history about the tough mou ...  

Tail of the DragonRobbinsvilleDetails

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.

Where Shadows WalkFranklinDetails
Founded in 1855, yet inhabited long before this founding date by the Cherokee and pioneers both fearless and wild, Franklin, North Carolina can boast many startling and downright frightening attributes: One of the oldest Native American earthen-mounds still standing on the North American continent, the oldest man-made structure still standing, the final Confederate surrender of the Civil War, bru ...

Wildwater Nantahala Gorge Adventure CenterBryson CityDetails
Fully guided, guide assisted, and rental trips on the Nantahala, Ocoee, Big Pigeon, and Chattooga Rivers. Lodging available for groups or individuals in our Yurts, cabins and lodge. Enjoy ziplining for the whole family. 


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