Nantahala Outdoor Center –Bryson City, NC - 828-488-2175 - www.noc.com

Dillsboro River Co. – Dillsboro, NC – 866-586-3797 - www.northcarolinarafting.com 


Boone, NC – First Tracks Skiing  –828-264-7368  - www.1sttracks.com     

Maggie Valley, NC – Cataloochee Ski Area – 828-928-0825 - www.cataloochee.com  


Appalachian Trail – http://www.appalaciantrail.org 

Nantahala National Forest Park - http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nfsnc/recarea/?recid=48634


Biltmore Estate – www.biltmore.com 

The Highlands - www.highlandsinfo.com/ 

 Cherokee Native America Reservation - www.cherokeesmokies.com/ 

Harrah’s Casino - www.harrahscherokee.com/ 

Pigeon Forge/Dollywood - www.mypigeonforge.com/ 

 Great Smokey Mountain Railroad – 828-586-8811 - www.gsmr.com 

The Smokey Mountain Center for the Performing Arts – www.greatmountainmusic.com 

Jackson Hole Trading Post & Gem Mine – 828-524-5850 – www.jacksonholegemmine.com 

Rose Creek Mine – 828-349-3774 -  http://www.rosecreekmine.com/

Sheffield Mine – 828-379-8383 - http://www.sheffieldmine.com/

 Cowee Mountain Ruby Mine –  www.coweemtnrubymine.com  

 Whistle Stop Antique Mall – www.whistlestopmall.com 

 Fun Factory – www.funfactoryfranklin.com 

 Mill Creek Resort & Country Club – www.millcreekcountryclub.com 

      For a comprehensive list of things to do in the area check out the following link:  

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Caff-E Rel – Franklin – 828-369-9446

The Boiler Room - Franklin - 828-349-8888  

Cupboard Café – Dillard, GA – 706-746-5700  

The Jarret House (Country, family style dining) – Sylva, NC  - 828-586-0265 

Lucio’s Italian Restaurant – Franklin -  828-369-6670 

Monte Alban Mexican Restaurant– Franklin - 828-349-4484  

Willy’s Bar-B-Cue – Franklin - 828-524-0414

Dillard House (Country style dining) –Dillard, GA- 706-746-5348

Fatz Café – Franklin – 828-524-5265

 Sakura Japanese and Sushi Restaurant – Franklin, NC – 828-349-8917

Also: McDonalds, Shoneys, Burger King, Wendys, Subway, Pizza Hut, etc. 

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Activities and Attractions in & around Franklin N.C.

Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Waterfalls, the Biltmore Estate, the new Western Carolina Fine Arts Center, Antiques, Shopping in the Highlands , Gem Mining, Horseback Riding, Trout Fishing, Golfing, Blue Ridge Mountain Parkway, Harrah’s Casino, Cherokee Native America Reservation, Camping, Picnics, Motorcycle Riding, Tennis, Boating on Lake Chatuge, Kayaking and Tubing on the Nantahala and Chattooga Rivers. Just over an hour to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge. and outlet shopping. Local fun for families and couples alike at the Fun Factory, Whistle Stop Antique Mall, Pickin’ On The Square (live bluegrass music) and movies at the Ruby Cinema. Lots of restaurants and shopping available in town. Below is a list of some of the more popular activities  and restaurants in the surrounding area.
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