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Play - 1Hiking & Backpacking

Revel in Smoky Mountain hiking and backpacking at its best.  Want to get away from it all?  Here you'll find an extensive variety of trails to hit while visiting our gorgeous area.  Want to hike to waterfalls?  Want to backcountry camp?  We have you covered. read more »

Play - 2Kid-Friendly

In need of a Kid Friendly location for your trip to the Smokies?  No worries.  Consider these recommendations when deciding which activities to do while on your Smoky Mountain vacation.  We'll let you be the final judge but the following points of interest should allow for a fun time to had by all. read more »

Play - 3Fishing

Fishing in and around the Smoky Mountains is something everyone can enjoy.  It is our goal to equip you with a wealth of local knowledge and to make quality recommendations available to you and your group to ease any anxieties about how to prepare, where to buy your North Carolina fishing license and, more importantly, where the fish are. read more »

Play - 4Water Fun

From whitewater rafting the Nantahala River to swimming holes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, "Water Fun" covers them all.  If you plan on doing any kind of outdoor playing while here, we strongly suggest you take advantage of the cleanest, clearest and coolest water you'll find anywhere.  read more »

Play - 5Picnic Areas

Picnics . . .  one of the most enjoyable and family-oriented things you can do while playing in the Great Smoky and surrounding mountains.  We strongly suggest taking a picnic lunch to any of our outdoor points of interest listed here.  However, some locations are better than others . . .  read more »

Play - 6Mountain Biking

Mountain bike on some of the best single track in the East at Tsali Recreation area.  Or, if you're more of a "roadie" and prefer a paved or forest road path, we have some selections for you as well.  From the beginner to the most experienced "MTBer," you'll find something for everyone here. read more »

Play - 7Golf

Smoky Mountain golf like you've never experienced before.  Come and see why folks from all over the country come to play on our lush fairways and greens.  Take in the views and vistas as you tee it up from mountain top to valley floor all in the same round. read more »

Play - 8Horseback Riding

Horseback riding in the Great Smoky Mountains and surrounding forests is a great way to see the beauty and splendor of our area.  Don't own a horse?  No problem.  Here you'll find a collection of stables, guides, guided trips and much more.  Own a horse already?  Excellent!  We have you covered as well.  With miles and miles of backcountry trails and forest roads, we'll keep you and your horses busy for that long weekend or week's stay. read more »

Play - 9Winter Activities

Experience winter in the Smokies . . .  from skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snow tubing and much more, we have plenty for you to do!  There is a continuing trend of special events and activities to do during the winter months as well. read more »

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