Freedom Fest in Bryson City

Looking for something to do for the Fourth of July? There are lots of fun, family-friendly activities going on in Bryson City! Festivities kick off with the Firecracker 5K at 8 a.m. and continue throughout the day with the Freedom Festival downtown featuring local artisans, crafts, delicious food,¬†fun contests¬†and lots of great music all day […]

US Open Whitewater Event This Weekend

This Saturday and Sunday, March 22nd and 23rd, Nantahala Outdoor Center will be hosting the Bank of America US Open Slalom and Wildwater Competition. During this event, elite paddlers as well as ambitious amateurs and even kids run a challenging slalom course through the Nantahala Falls in this southeastern classic hosted by the Nantahala Racing […]

A Guide to Our Local Charm

One of the biggest and most noticeable differences between city or suburban life and small town living is the pace. In life, most of us are often rushed and seldom have time to stop and smell the roses, so to speak. The constant time crunch can rob our lives of small, special interactions; making eye […]