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Gorges State Park Sapphire
#1 of 8 things to do in Sapphire
We'll probably come back with our kids and their grandma to watch the waterfall video and take a short easy hike to Upper Bear Wallow Falls (starting at the visitor center).
Wonderful place to take children to learn about the mountains of North Carolina.
Whitewater Falls Sapphire
#2 of 8 things to do in Sapphire
Short paved hike to 100 steps makes a very easy trip for seniors and kids.
It was uphill, but path was paved and it was easy for young children.
Jackson County Public Library Sylva
#1 of 14 things to do in Sylva
My family loves this library and go to enjoy books, scavenger hunts, activity tables, train table almost every week.
We visited Sylva as part of a family history and genealogical research road trip.
Silver Run Falls Cashiers
#1 of 16 things to do in Cashiers
Love how close you can jump out to the falls and the pictures turned out great! Plenty of family toe groups out with small kids.
We took the whole family to swim and explore.....its an easy quarter mile stroll through the woods so even the smallest of children can go.
Whiteside Mountain
#1 of 40 things to do in Jackson County
Although we have made this hike/climb on numerous occasions, it is always a treat particularly when you can share the experience with friends and family.
Being on top of the mountain totally changes your perspective, make sure you leave enough time to be awed!! Careful on top of the mountain if hiking with little or adventurous kids, good to hold on to them to ensu...
Dillsboro River Company Dillsboro
#3 of 17 things to do in Dillsboro
Highly recommend for families with younger children or older adults or anyone wanting a river ride without the bigger rapids!
I've rafted some of the larger more commercial rivers in the area, which are all fun, but when the wife and kids are involved, the Tuckasegee is the ticket.
The Village Green Cashiers
#4 of 16 things to do in Cashiers
From the free Friday night concerts throughout the Summer to other special events throughout the year it's a great place to come for family fun!!
Located at "four corners" Rt 64 and Rt 107 you'll find the Village Green..ample parking-very nice flower gardens-sculptures-kid playground and a wonderful walking trail around gardens and flower beds-clean bathroo...
Cashiers Farmers Market Cashiers
#2 of 16 things to do in Cashiers
Great place for kids with a nice picnic area
There is a small grassy area for the kids to run around a bit.
The Dillsboro Chocolate Factory Dillsboro
#4 of 17 things to do in Dillsboro
The kids liked the watermelon and my husband's all about the peanut butter and chocolate.
Whitewater Equestrian Center Sapphire
#3 of 8 things to do in Sapphire
Great for kids and parents to have a family outing and hear tales on the trails of various folk lore mixed with history that will have you telling your adventures to those around you at dinner for days to come.
All the horses are so well behaved and it's a great place for the family to go.
Arrowmont Stables Cullowhee
#1 of 5 things to do in Cullowhee
We took our two kids (ages 11 and 10) on a great, 1.5 hour ride with friendly guide Josh, through gorgeous mountains.
Loved the family history of the place!
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Lakeshore Marina & Sea -Doo Rentals Glenville
#2 of 7 things to do in Glenville
We spent an awesome day on the lake with our extended family (6 adults and 3 children) in a beautiful pontoon and had a blast.
Rented a nice new pontoon boat for a great day on Lake Glenville with our 9-member family.
Lake Glenville Glenville
#3 of 7 things to do in Glenville
We love the little beach ...perfect for kids...great picnic areas...
Oconaluftee Visitor Center Cherokee 16.2 mi away
#1 of 18 things to do in Cherokee
... path from the center in to the town of Cherokee, elk routinely hang out in the field near the barns as well as across the road and close, there are historical buildings and plenty of space for kids to explore.
Great Family Fun!
Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum Franklin 16.4 mi away
#2 of 29 things to do in Franklin
My kids 9 and 6 absolutely loved it and the volunteers are knowledgeable and friendly.
The docents do a great job of keeping the information flow at a kid level but nonetheless are very informative.
Mountain Farm Museum Cherokee 11.2 mi away
#5 of 18 things to do in Cherokee
Loved the travel back in History VERY informative and a good stop for children..... Highly Recommend
A Must See! this is a great place to take kids.Very educational for older kids and adults too.
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Wayah Bald Lookout Tower Franklin 16.7 mi away
#1 of 29 things to do in Franklin
The drive up to the tower was Awesome, including seeing a Mama Black Bear with her young family!
A great stop for tight budgets and large families — it’s free.
Museum of the Cherokee Indian Cherokee 10.0 mi away
#4 of 18 things to do in Cherokee
Museum offers a nice overview over Cherokee history, also interesting for kids inho.It is my second time there, first visit dates 6 yrs back Exhibition is showing interesting artifacts and wall paintings as well a...
I travel through the Appalachian Mountains on my way to visit family in South Carolina , and I always enjoy stopping off and checking out various points of interests and historical locations, and The Museum of The...
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Waterrock Knob Maggie Valley 9.9 mi away
#2 of 13 things to do in Maggie Valley
It's a lovely hike, very kid and dog friendly and the summit view is always breath-taking.
There is a trail you can hike at the top of the mountain that begins in the parking lot but it’s pretty steep and my young children wouldn’t have been able to hike it without being tired.
Rose Creek Mine Franklin 14.5 mi away
#4 of 29 things to do in Franklin
Children ages are 6 and 9 Great adventure for both adults and children in finding small gems The owner makes himself available and answers all questions.
Great Family Fun!
Smoky Mountain Trains Museum Bryson City 14.1 mi away
#2 of 26 things to do in Bryson City
Terrific people , terrific staff, wonderful museum, Great Food on the train, reasonable prices , this is a kids dream and also grandparents with their grand kids.
As a kid, Lionel Trains were a huge part of my life courtesy of my Dad, and it was great to see such a complete collection of Lionel engines, cars and accessories.
Swain County Heritage Museum Bryson City 14.1 mi away
#1 of 26 things to do in Bryson City
It is beautifully illustrated with photos, display cases of tools, etc. a movie presentation, and some hands-on activities for children.
The kids liked viewing the historical pictures and then "finding them" around the town as we explored the shops up and down the street.
Barber Orchard Fruitstand Waynesville 10.2 mi away
#1 of 18 things to do in Waynesville
I usually buy several jams and their apple butter, a family favorite.
Family owned apple orchard & baked goods
Mingus Mill Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC 11.8 mi away
#3 of 16 things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Being able to wander up and down the steps to observe the different sets of gears and boxes encouraged curiosity of children and adults alike.
A family favorite
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Oconaluftee Indian Village Cherokee 10.4 mi away
#7 of 18 things to do in Cherokee
Adventure for the entire family!!! See the amazing displays and houses, get a feel for the Cherokee Indian culture, something the entire family will enjoy!!
Family favorite!! Put this on your to-do list!
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Mingo Falls Cherokee 11.6 mi away
#2 of 18 things to do in Cherokee
So let me begin with it’s a bit of a climb could be an issue for older folks and very young children, but when you make it to the waterfall it is absolutely amazing one of the top waterfalls in the area.
If you are like my family, the last thing your kids want to do on a family roadtrip is go hiking for hours - and as much as we love the Smokies, most of the hikes in the area require that kind of committment.
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Bryson City 14.2 mi away
#5 of 26 things to do in Bryson City
We rode the Great Smoky Mountains train on our last vacation we had an open-air car it was very fun my children loved it.
The great smoky mountain railroad has an excellent gift shop and museum for the kids to explore.
Soco Falls Maggie Valley 11.8 mi away
#3 of 13 things to do in Maggie Valley
great little deck perfect for photos of the falls, as well as family and friends..a memory maker for sure.
We had our two young children with us and they were able to hike down (with help) and explore.
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum Maggie Valley 12.2 mi away
#1 of 13 things to do in Maggie Valley
Dale is an amazing person and his collection is beyond belief, the entire staff treats you like family and it is great when Dale starts up one of the old bike!
Dale and his staff are friendly, courteous, and I highly recommend this trip for the whole family.
Old Cardinal Gem Mine Franklin 13.6 mi away
#8 of 29 things to do in Franklin
Great Fun and Great Family Operated Gem Mine
Wonderful Family & A Fun Time