Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Tap Takeover at Nanathala Brewing Company

If you are a beer afficianado, you will not want to miss the event happening tonight at the Nantahala Brewing Company in Bryson City!  You may have heard about Sierra Nevada Brewing’s new collaborative 12 pack, Beer Camp Across America, but it has quickly become a rare commodity on the shelves. Earlier this year Chico, […]

It is Springtime in the Smokies

After a long, cold Winter, Spring will soon arrive in Bryson City! Already we are seeing bright yellow, white and purple hues as the Spring ephemerals start popping up. Soon, the trees will start to blossom as well. The streams and rivers are running high, luring boaters and fishermen to the area. Seasonal businesses are opening back […]

All Aboard the Polar Express!

Put on your favorite pajamas, step aboard and sing along with dancing chefs, elves and of course, Santa himself on the Polar Express! The train departs from the Bryson City Depot and begins the trip to the “North Pole” Dancing chefs travel through the cars serving hot chocolate and singing songs from the Polar Express […]

What Do I Pack for My Fall Visit to the Mountains?

This time of year, the weather can be unpredictable in the Smoky Mountains! It can be below freezing in the morning and warm and sunny in the afternoon. We may even get the season’s first snow flurries while you are here! If you are planning to visit Bryson City during the Fall, it is a […]

Don’t Miss NOCtoberfest this Weekend!

This weekend, Nantahala Outdoor Center, located just west of Bryson City, will host its annual fall celebration, NOCtoberfest. The festival will feature great German-themed food and beverage specials, lots of fun contests and games and of course, the unforgettable Great Pumpkin Pursuit. What is the Great Pumpkin Pursuit, you ask? It is a free-for-all through […]

We’ve Got Beautiful Fall Color in Bryson City!

When planning an autumn trip to the Great Smoky Mountains, most people are concerned about when the peak of the color season will be. This is a difficult question to answer because the truth is, with the wide variety of trees, elevations and microclimates in the Smoky Mountains, our leaf season can last for weeks. […]