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 zip lines. 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.

What is an Escape Room, you ask? Only the best immersive experience in Western North Carolina. 828 Escape Rooms are interactive scenario based games, where small groups of players use puzzles and elements of the room to escape within the 60-minute time limit. To successfully break out you need to solve all the puzzles, overcome the challenges and work as a team and work fast!
321 Jackson Plaza Sylva, NC 28779 (828) 586-1828 www.828escaperoom.com Get Directions
Nestled on 325 beautiful acres at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains, Andy's offers it's guests a tranquil respite with three different types of lodging, fishing, recreation for all ages, a slew of accommodation options, and SO much more!
115 Andy's Trout Farm Road Otto, NC 28763 (706) 746-2550 www.andystroutfarm.com Get Directions
Family fun on our challenging 18-hole mini golf course located in a beautiful mountain setting! After you complete the course come in and enjoy a Mayfield hand-dipped ice cream, milkshake, soda, nachos or a snack!
Unwind. Explore. Repeat. With Carolina Bound Adventures Open in North Carolina for our Guided Adventures from April through October. We are open year round for your NC vacation planning with our Concierge service. We know how precious your time is. Whether you're a first-time visitor to the Bryson City / Western North Carolina area or ready for a repeat visit, we'll create a custom trip just for you. Just pack your suitcase and leave the rest to us!
Bryson City, NC Bryson City, NC 28713 (727) 267-7232 CarolinaBoundAdventures.com Get Directions
All aboard for a historic and scenic journey. That's an invitation to a delightful journey through the majestic mountains and colorful countryside of Western North Carolina, over a sprawling lake, past rushing rivers, through a deep mountain gorge and into dark mountain tunnels. The railroad operates year-round, with schedules varying seasonally. All trains depart Bryson City.
225 Everett Street Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 586-8811 www.gsmr.com Get Directions
Bounce in for Fun! Located inside The Factory - trampolines, dodgeball, foam pit, basketball and more!
1024 Georgia Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 349-8888 JumpFactoryFranklin.com Get Directions
Greenway information, coffee and local arts and crafts supporting Little Tennessee River Greenway.
573 E. Main St Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 369-8488 www.littletennessee.org Get Directions
Catch the spirit of model railroading. Museum ranked in top ten in U.S. Owned and operated by the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.
100 Greenlee Street Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-5200 gsmr.com Get Directions
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 games and attractions. Choose from more than 100 arcade games, kids play area, bumper cars and huge expanded go-cart track, or opt for a thrilling game of laser tag, bowling, or mini golf. The Factory also offers birthday parties that can be suited to your specific needs.

You're bound to work up an appetite after so much fun, so don't miss the Pizza Factory's all-you-can-eat pizza buffet. Or visit The Boiler Room Steak House for the finest steaks, seafood, chicken, and pasta, as well as an extensive salad bar, gourmet desserts, and kids menu. Private dining rooms are available for banquets or special occasions. The Dessert Factory offers all your favorite coffee drinks, ice cream shakes, and fresh baked treats.

The Factory is located in beautiful Western North Carolina in the town of Franklin, known for its breathtaking scenery, friendly atmosphere, rich heritage, and wide variety of outdoor activities. This "Gem of the Smokies" is centrally located less than two hours from major cities like Atlanta, Asheville, Greenville, and Gatlinburg.

1024 Georgia Road Franklin, NC 28734 www.franklinfun.com Get Directions
Harrah’s Cherokee, hottest new arcade games, Strikes Lounge, boutique bowling, billiards, packages, events, parties. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!!! Located in the north side of the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort. Hours of Operation: Bowling/Restaurants Friday: 11am-2 am/11am-12am Saturday: 10am-2 am/11am-12am Sunday: 10am-11pm/11am-10pm Mon-Wed: 11am-10pm/2 pm-10pm Thursday: 11am -12am/2 pm-12am
777 Casino Drive Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-8818 ultrastarnc.com Get Directions
COMING SOON!!!! Summer 2018: Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino, hottest new arcade games, lounge, boutique bowling, billiards, packages, events, parties
777 Casino Parkway Murphy, NC 28906 ultrastarnc.com Get Directions