Contact us for information on your next mountain getaway! Nestled in the Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, Bryson City is a laid-back, non-touristy town where you don’t have to worry about what to wear or having a set of concrete plans. There are plenty of activities to choose from. We're home to much of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including its highest peak, Clingmans Dome; the Nantahala River, one of the nation's most popular whitewater rafting and kayaking venues; and Fontana Lake with great fishing and boating. Your vacation can include shopping, scenic hikes and drives, horseback riding, ziplining, gem mining, tubing, paddleboarding, riding the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, strolling along Deep Creek with its three crystal waterfalls, or fishing the Tuckasegee River that flows through downtown with of the highest trout counts in the Southeast.