Search entire site
Highlights you might like:
For a breathtaking experience, spend some time biking in the North Carolina mountains when the seasons are changing or coming into bloom.
Hike or go horseback riding, ride a bike through the countryside or rock climb, take a flatwater paddle — there’s plenty to do outdoors here.
On North Carolina’s glorious “Golf Coast,” manicured courses and beautiful beaches set the stage for a first-rate golf vacation.
Whether you’re looking for a daring adventure or a more relaxing escape, this coastal region offers a backdrop of incredible beauty.
From 5 Diamond Hotels to world-class museums, up-and-coming chefs and award-winning breweries, the desire for better is always here.
This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
Navigation - Things to Do Signature Attractions Arts & Entertainment Eat & Drink History & Heritage Kids & Family Outdoor Resorts & Spas Sports & GolfTrip IdeasCities & Regions Mountains Piedmont CoastEventsPlaces to StayTravel DealsVideos
Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
Filter events by date, category, region or keyword.
Please try to broaden your search criteria
Share this page:
See something wrong?
Tell us about it.
Stop by for area information on attractions, accommodations, events and more.
Call or stop by for visitor information. Our area is filled with lots of fun and enjoyable activities. We'd love to help you plan your ideal vacation…
Enjoy an authentic coastal experience on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, with waters of crystalline purity bordering sandy, sparkling beaches. From…
Browse related places and events.
Sylva (1.63 mile)
Beer run in a banana suit through historic Downtown Sylva NC.
Maggie Valley (13.61 mile)
May 17 , June 21
(6) dates in all …
Come to the Maggie Valley Pavilion to hear the musical renditions by the Haywood Community Band. Every 3rd Sunday of the month from May to October.
Franklin (16.46 mile)
Lonesome River Band continues their reputation as one of the most respected names in bluegrass music.
See more upcoming events.
Dillsboro (0.01 mile)
Wonderful little sandwich shop hidden in the heart of Dillsboro
Dillsboro (0.13 mile)
Wonderful little sandwich shop hidden in the heart of Dillsboro. Soup, salads, sandwiches... Prime Rib Dinner Thursday & Friday.
Dillsboro (0.17 mile)
Bradley’s is a true old-fashioned general store and soda fountain, located in pristine Dillsboro just across from the Great Smoky Mountains Railroa...
See more places to eat.
Dillsboro (0.54 mile)
Hotels & Motels
A Best Western with a style all it’s own. Overlook a rambling from your spacious room or relax on our scenic riverside patio. Enjoy delux guest roo...
Sylva (0.72 mile)
Beautifully decorated, interior corridor, elevator. King or two queen beds, irons, hairdryers, coffeemakers, easy access conveniently located.
Sylva (0.88 mile)
Hotels & Motels
58-room hotel located in the Sylva/Dillsboro area, non-smoking facility, beautiful mountain views.
See more places to stay.
Write reviews of North Carolina hotels on
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
Featured Travel Partner
Request your Travel Guide
Download or order FREE guides and maps
Subscribe to our E-Newsletters
Get the latest news, events and travel deals
Join us for travel tidbits, giveaways and more
Explore unique spots across North Carolina