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Almond Boat & RV Park
1165 Almond Boat Park Rd
Bryson City, NC
28713

Located on Fontana Lake in the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, Almond Boat and RV Park invites you to “Come relax and enjoy the Smokies!” We offer pontoon rentals, boat rentals, cabin rentals, RV park rentals, boat storage, bait, fishing and hunting licenses. Located ten miles outside of Bryson City, NC on a paved road with easy access for motorcyclists and RVs.

Bar-B-Que Wagon
610 Main St
Bryson City NC
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Open Tuesday through Saturday 11am-8 pm. April 1 through November 1. Open extra days during July and color season. Hickory smoked pit BBQ made on the premises.

Bojangles Famous Chicken & Biscuits
65 Veterans Blvd
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Southern-inspired fast-food chain known for Cajun fried chicken, biscuits & signature sides. Serving breakfast all day. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Cherokee Historical Association
564 Tsali Blvd (HWY 441)
Cherokee, NC
28719

CHA presents the Oconaluftee Indian Village & the outdoor drama Unto These Hills. Visit the recreated 1750s-era Cherokee Village. Regular tours by Cherokee guides present history, crafts, early homes and demonstrations of beadwork, pottery, blowguns, and much more in a beautiful forest setting. Mid-May through October. Unto These Hills tells the history of the Cherokee people from about 1540 through their forced removal from this area in the late 1830s. June-August; check the website for exact dates. General admission seating.

Cooper Creek Trout Farm & Catch-out Pond
3365 Cooper Creek Rd
Bryson City, NC
28713

This full service trout farm offers all the amenities in a beautiful mountain setting that includes hiking trails, waterfalls, and picnic tables. No license required, no limit, and all fishing equipment is provided. Guided fishing tours are also available. Stay an hour or the entire day!

Cork & Bean Bistro
16 Everett St
Bryson City NC

With a charming rustic atmosphere, attentive service and contemporary American cuisine, we offer great food using responsibly sourced ingredients with a focus on organic, local, sustainable and seasonal fare. Our chefs artfully blend this fresh concept with a twist on traditional southern influences. Craft beer, select wines and full bar.

Deep Creek Tubing and Mining Company
1090 West Deep Creek Rd.
Bryson City, NC
28713

Deep Creek Tube Center Mining Company is the only gem mine in Bryson City. Located at Deep Creek Tube Center & Campground; open April through October. Different size bags of gem dirt for sale at the campground store. Covered flume allows you to mine rain or shine. Who knows what you might find!

Everett Street Diner
126 Everett Street
Bryson City NC
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A traditional style breakfast and lunch as well as a variety of sandwiches, homemade soups, salads, and desserts that will satisfy the taste of any patron. Hours of operation: Monday-Saturday 7 am – 2 pm, Sunday 7:30 – 11:30 am.

Fontana Guide Services
3336 Balltown Rd
Bryson City, NC
28713

Be our guest on beautiful Fontana Lake. Relax and enjoy breathtaking views, sunsets, waterfalls, rivers and wildlife from our spacious pontoon boat. Choose a half or full day trip of any kind, or customize your own. Sightseeing, fishing, sunset, swimming, & fall leaf trips available. Great for birthday parties, corporate groups, honeymooners, & families, with something for every budget. Dogs welcome! HD photos & videos of your trip available on request. Let us guide your one-of-a-kind Fontana Lake experience.

 

Fontana Marina
300 Woods Rd.
Fontana Dam, NC
28733

Fontana Marina offers a full line of services for the enjoyment of Fontana Lake including watercraft rentals, free boat launch, a ship store, fishing tackle and license, lake tours and more. Pontoon boat shuttle service is available for backcountry enthusiasts wishing to explore the southern rim of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.