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US Open Whitewater Slalom and Wildwater Competition Next Weekend

  On Saturday and Sunday, March 26th and 27th, Nantahala Outdoor Center will be hosting the Nantahala Racing Club Whitewater US Open Slalom and Wildwater Competition. During this southeastern classic event hosted by Nantahala Racing Club, elite paddlers,up-and-coming youth and junior athletes and even a few ambitious amateurs run a challenging slalom course through the [...]

By | 2016-03-18T15:23:10+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Roughing it in Style|

Our Small Town Pharmacy Treats You Like Family

When travelling, it is often easier to go to a chain store or restaurant you know instead of taking a risk on a small mom-and-pop business.  It is understandable, of course; you know what to expect and therefore will be less likely to end up frustrated or disappointed.  The trouble is, you will miss out [...]

By | 2016-01-27T18:34:45+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Make Bryson City Part of Your 2016

The New Year is a time reflection, gratitude and making plans for what the coming months will hold. We plan to live better, eat better, exercise more, love more; the list goes on and on! This year, when you are making resolutions and setting goals for the coming months, why not include a trip to the [...]

By | 2015-12-29T19:44:36+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Roughing it in Style|

Tips for Handling Snowy Conditions in the Mountains

Here in the Smoky Mountains, the weather takes on a new importance. We have ever-changing weather patterns that result in broad fluctuations in temperature. So, it is important to check the weather frequently so you have an idea of what is in store in the days to come. When ice and snow do come our way, it [...]

By | 2015-12-29T19:37:42+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Celebrate Halloween in Bryson City

Looking for something fun to do in Bryson City on Halloween? This small really knows how to celebrate! It has been a long summer season and folks are ready to let their hair down and have a good time. If you are looking for some autumn revelry, there are plenty of great options to choose [...]

By | 2015-10-26T17:56:04+00:00 October 26th, 2015|Roughing it in Style|

USA Whitewater Slalom Nationals This Weekend

This Saturday and Sunday, October 9th and 10th, Nantahala Outdoor Center will be hosting the USA Canoe and Kayak Whitewater Slalom Nationals. During this event, elite paddlers as well as up-and-coming youth and junior athletes will run a challenging slalom course through the Nantahala Falls in hopes of winning the title of Whitewater Slalom National [...]

By | 2015-10-08T16:48:55+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Roughing it in Style|

Fall Color Viewing Tips

The autumn leaf color show in the Smoky Mountains attracts visitors from around the world each year. For many visitors, the number one question is: “When is the peak color?” No matter when you plan an autumn visit in October or early November, you can take a short drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway or other mountain roads [...]

By | 2015-09-11T17:18:24+00:00 September 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Eastern Cougar Declared Extinct

After more than 40 years on the Endangered Species List, the elusive Eastern Cougar has been declared extinct by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Cougars, also called mountain lions, pumas, panthers, or the colloquial southern term “painters” have made their mark with many creeks, mountains, ridges and roads throughout the state bearing their name. [...]

By | 2015-09-08T16:46:54+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Viewing Elk in the Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has an abundance of wildlife and it is a real treat to get to see a bear, deer or elk during your visit. You will, of course, want to get photos of these beautiful creatures but it is important to make sure you do so safely. We have covered bear safety in previous [...]

By | 2015-08-28T16:15:42+00:00 August 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|