The Area

Although the site seems focused on motorcycle touring there are so many activities to do within a relative short distance. Approximent driving distance from the cabin.

Colored words are links to websites.

Fontana Lake has boating, fishing with boat rentals available. 15 minutes

Bryson City Shops, places to eat spend the evening relaxing. 25 minutes

Motorcycle maps and a nice Facebook page.

Deep Creek Park This park has tube rentals has a short hiking trail to 3 waterfalls Indian Creek, Tom’s Branch falls and  Juney Whank falls and picnic areas. 30 minutes

Robbinsville area this web site should have most of the local things listed 20 minutes

Cherohala Skyway this road offers some excellent views and usually not much traffic. 30 minutes

Tellico Plains This town is located at the east end of the Cherohala Skyway probably has some of my favorite places to eat, maybe  because I am always hungry after riding the skyway Kat’s diner, and The beach are both located on the river as you come into town. If you want something a little different try Tellico Grains  very good food you will not go wrong at any of those 3.  1 hour

Bald River Falls this is a stone road so use your own judgement.  I have ridden to it several times nice falls but there are so many others that are not on stone. 75  minutes

Cherokee National Forest hiking along with Joyce Kilmer forest offers hiking.

Gatlinburg. The shortest way is to Cherokee then to Gatlinburg. Or nice riding loop by going through the dragon to the foothills parkway to Townsend, TN then 73 through the park to Gatlinburg the on the way back 441 over the mountains to Cherokee.

Wheels Through Time a museum in Maggie Valley this place is pretty interesting for the history of motorcycles. 1 hour

Nantahala River Rafting Kayaking, Rafting  up to class 3 rapids. 30 minutes

Mingo Falls Located north of Cherokee about a 20 minute hike awesome when there has been a lot of rain. 45 min

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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