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Top things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains

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Blue Ridge Parkway (Asheville)
#1 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
This 469-mile scenic drive links Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, while... more
Biltmore Estate (Asheville)
#2 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
George Vanderbilt's historic country estate in Asheville, NC; Biltmore includes Biltmore... more
#4 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Dry Falls (Highlands)
#5 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling... more
Cherohala Skyway (Robbinsville)
#6 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
This scenic 36-mile road stretches from the mountains of North Carolina into the Tennessee... more
#9 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Western North Carolina is a dream vacation destination and we take advantage of everything WNC has... more
Whiteside Mountain (Highlands)
#10 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Expert rock climbers are attracted to Whiteside Mountain, which offers some of the highest cliffs in... more
#11 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
#13 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
A tour through the home of poet Carl Sandburg.
Flat Rock Playhouse (Flat Rock)
#14 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
A popular theater in the town.
Biltmore Gardens (Asheville)
#15 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
#18 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
#19 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Established in 1986, this area is over 425 acres and home to thousands of flowers, plants and trees.
Mount Mitchell (Burnsville)
#20 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
The highest mountain in the Black Mountain Range.
#21 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Lexington Glassworks (Asheville)
#22 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Lexington Glassworks, located in the heart of downtown Asheville is the area's premier glassblowing... more
#23 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
#24 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Traditional and contemporary Southern Appalachian crafts, including century-old pieces, are... more
Tail of the Dragon (Robbinsville)
#27 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
#28 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
This 15,000-acre North Carolina state park offers trout fishing, hiking, climbing and scenic... more
Whitewater Falls (Sapphire)
#29 of 530 things to do in North Carolina Smoky Mountains
A favorite spot for hikers and picnickers, this scenic area features the Whitewater River dropping... more