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Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Whether you’re whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming or sailing, our waters add excitement to any trip.
Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
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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.
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Visitor Center with guides, and information for our visitors.
Contact us or visit our Welcome Center to find more info on the many attractions within the Cherokee Reservation.
Bryson City area
You'll have lots to do in the Swain County. We're home to much of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala River, Fontana Lake and more.
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Sunday - Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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