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Creekside Oyster House and Grill

Locally owned and operated. Serving lunch and dinner Tuesday – Saturday. Creekside offers lunch and dinner specials throughout the week, one of our favorites is $1- Oysters on the half shell every Tuesday starting at 4PM! Our outdoor seating area overlooking Scotts Creek provides the perfect setting to unwind and enjoy nature’s beauty. We offer […]

Jackson County Chamber & Visitors Center

Are you planning a trip to Jackson County and the Great Smoky Mountains? We have everything you need to know about the area and the beautiful North Carolina Mountains. Jackson County covers 491 square miles that have plenty of wonderful mountain lodging options and great activities to help you escape your everyday life. Jackson County […]

Town of Dillsboro

Town of Dillsboro Dillsboro offers the best of the Blue Ridge and Great Smokies. A wonderful location for crafts, shopping, and a wide variety of resturants. Fish, paddle or just relax on the Tuckaseegee River. For more information please visit our website at or read our blog, The Dillsboro Dish, at

Stay Outland

Outland Great Smoky Mountains is a private retreat nestled along a high mountain ridge just outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Take in direct views of Clingman’s Dome, the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, hike one of 7 trails on property, relax in our cozy […]

Innovation Station

Nestled in the charming town of Dillsboro, Innovation Station serves as Innovation Brewing’s production & event location. The spacious taproom invites locals & tourists to experience a range of exceptional house-made craft beers along with guest ciders & wines. Within the taproom a glass wall allows visitors to view the canning line & brew house. […]

Innovation Brewing

With over 10 years of business in Jackson County, Innovation Brewing is a must visit when in Sylva, NC. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, pursuit of unique flavors, and community engagement. Our taproom provides a warm & welcoming atmosphere with a menu ranging from house-made craft beer to guest ciders & wines. […]

Dogwood Crafters

The shop inventory is a constantly changing variety of beautiful and fascinating items limited only by the imagination and skill of the 100 artisans who make Dogwood Crafters what it is – a showcase of mountain crafts. Dogwood Crafters is a non-profit craft cooperative with an interesting mix of artisans. Both traditional and contemporary works […]

Western Carolina Properties

Your search for real estate in Sylva, Cullowhee, Bryson City, Franklin, Webster, near Western Carolina University, and throughout the western NC mountains starts here. With 2 offices and 12 agents, we have a collective experience in mountain real estate that surpasses all other agencies. Check out our website to see Four Reasons Why Western Carolina […]

Moonshine Creek Campground

Moonshine Creek Campground offers cool,secluded camping on rushing mountain stream at an elevation of 3500 feet. RV sites, tents, and cabins all on creek just 5 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Heated clean bathhouses, Campstore, Wi Fi, and full rentals. Located in the Smoky Mountains, close to Cherokee, Maggie Valley, Waynesville and near Asheville. […]

Lulu’s On Main

Lulu’s Cafe is a delectable surprise for travelers visiting the Great Smoky Mountains and a home away from home for those who live there. Nestled in the heart of Main Street in Sylva, Lulu’s offers a varied and imaginatively prepared menu. Eclectic ethnic dining – hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, pasta and vegetarian dishes, served lunch […]

Lazy Bear General Store

Nestled in the heart of the quaint town of Dillsboro, we offer a variety of mountain inspired gifts, as well as a nice assortment of own jams, jellies, barbecue sauces and pickles. Open year round for your convenience. See our fb page for specials & hours.

Jack the Dipper – Sylva

Home of the Warm Waffle Cone! A Family-Favorite Ice Cream Store near the Quin Theater. We are an old fashioned hand-dipped ice cream emporium. Made to order warm waffle cones (vanilla, chocolate or cinnamon). Cones, sundaes, shakes, malts, and banana splits. We also make made to order ice cream cakes. Please call at least 72 […]

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Visit the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dillsboro – Western Carolina and rediscover the power of nature as you relax in the heated pool or spa and gaze out over the majestic Great Smoky Mountains. Situated in Sylva at Dillsboro exit, this hotel’s location is a wonderland of awe-inspiring scenery and only nine miles […]

Comfort Inn

Open year-round, swimming, TV’s, telephones, credit cards. 71 rooms, $49-$129.

Clarion Pointe Sylva

Clarion Pointe is an inexpensive hotel in Sylva that’s merely minutes away from the Harris Regional Hospital, Mountain Heritage Center and the Cherokee Indian Reservation. Also nearby is Western Carolina University and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Free hot Breakfast, WiFi, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Pet friendly.

City Lights Cafe

Crepes, paninis, soups/salads, pasta, coffee, espresso, beer, wine, organic, gluten-free, vegetarian, free Wi-Fi, outdoor dining.

Baxley’s Chocolates, Inc.

We Are Passionate When It Comes to Our Chocolate. We have been “Crafting Sweet Memories” for three generations. Now you can bring those sweet memories home to your family and friends. You will appreciate the quality that comes with care and dedication to crafting small batch, handmade chocolates. We also have brittles, signature toffees, caramels, […]

BEST WESTERN PLUS River Escape Inn and Suites

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS River Escape Inn and Suites, the ultimate family destination nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. Relax and get away from it all while experiencing breathtaking views of the beautiful Tuckasegee River, and watch as rafters make their way down the river from any of our riverside […]