Get Inspired in Bryson City

  “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.” -John Muir, 1901 John Muir is often referred […]

Local Artist Highlight – Drew Campbell

Since receiving his first Kodak Brownie camera for Christmas as a child, Drew Campbell has loved photography. He strives to find new ways to capture common subjects like the fall colors, a sunset on the ocean or new fallen snow in the mountains and the results are simply stunning. Drew’s love of nature and the Smoky […]

Come See the NRC Whitewater US Open at Nantahala Outdoor Center

On Saturday and Sunday, March 28th and 29th, Nantahala Outdoor Center will be hosting the Nantahala Racing Club Whitewater US Open Slalom and Wildwater Competition. During this event, elite paddlers, up-and-coming youth and junior athletes and even a few ambitious amateurs run a challenging slalom course through the Nantahala Falls in this southeastern classic hosted […]

Outrageous Charity Event at Sapphire Valley

Here’s something you don’t get to do every day: watch people race home-made outhouses down a ski slope for charity! Sapphire Valley Ski Resort is hosting the Ninth Annual Outhouse Race on Saturday, February 14th beginning at 11 a.m. There will be live music and great food to go along with the hilarity and proceeds from […]

Watershed Cabins Insiders Club

Dreaming of a luxurious getaway to the mountains? If you love to visit the Smoky Mountains and love to do it in style, join the Watershed Cabins Insider’s Club! By joining our opt-in email group, you will receive notice of special rates, deals and packages available for travel within 2-weeks of the announcement. To join […]

Cherokee Lights and Legends

There is a new festival in the area this year that celebrates the holiday season as well as our local culture. Cherokee Lights and Legends features a light show designed to reflect Cherokee stories that were traditionally told during the winter months. There will also be an ice skating rink, carnival rides, a holiday bazaar […]

Bryson City Voted Top Outdoor Town

Recently, Bryson City earned the Number 1 spot on Blue Ridge Magazine’s 2014 Top Towns Contest! 36 towns from Pennsylvania to Georgia were entered into the contest and our little town was voted as the Top Town for cool, outdoorsy fun! There is so much Bryson City has to offer – there is a little […]