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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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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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Fontana Dam (6.47 mile)
Join us for our New Year’s Eve Celebration! It includes a dinner buffet at the Mountview Restaurant, live music and a midnight champagne toast
Robbinsville (11.20 mile)
January 16, 2016
The James Orr Memorial Invitational was originally named the Far West Invitational and was started in 1982. Renamed in 2004, James Orr was an outstanding wrestler for Robbinsville. (10 teams)
Fontana Dam (6.55 mile)
January 24, 2016
This mountain biking event has various categories - old-school lap cross country, downhill & night-time downhill event for the most daring riders!
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Robbinsville (0.14 mile)
Jasper's is located inside the Historic Tapoco Lodge and is considered a destination in and of itself - upscale and sophisticated!
The Grill is located on the basement level of the Tapoco Lodge with patio dining overlooking the Cheoah River!
Fontana Dam (6.36 mile)
The perfect stop for sandwiches and pizzas when touring the scenic by-ways in the Smokies or when heading into Fontana Village Resort.
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Robbinsville (0.11 mile)
The White Oak offers landscaped views & rich amenities - come hike, raft, kayak, fish and mountain bike in the Nantahala National Forest region.
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Tucked away on 120 acres in the lush Nantahala National Forest, on the banks of the cascading Cheoah River sits the Historic Tapoco Lodge. This gated, exclusive resort is ready to pamper you!
Robbinsville (1.87 mile)
Hotels & Motels
The resort is open Mar. 1 (before Daytona Bike Week) through late Nov. & provides you with all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay overnight or a quick fuel up to get back on the roads.
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