- Our list of the best things to do in Bryson City, North Carolina, features the top 157 nearby activities — including 75 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bryson City, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 26 things to do within the city of Bryson City, NC , followed by 131 popular activities in nearby cities, including Gatlinburg, Cherokee, Franklin, Townsend, Sylva, Maggie Valley, Pigeon Forge, Highlands, Waynesville, Hartford and Sevierville
94% 72 votes
US Highway 64/State Road 28, Highlands, NC 28741 MoreLess Info
Located between Franklin and Highlands, North Carolina, The Callasja River Gorge is part of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area. The gorge and its waterfalls can be accessed via U.S. Highway 64 and State Road 28, or the Waterfall Byway.
89% 103 votes
Highlands, NC MoreLess Info
Up to 40 researchers can live and work at the research station that is part of the Highlands Biological Station, Nature Center and Botanical gardens. Meanwhile, in another part of the facility, school programs and summer camps teach children about the biodiversity of the Southern Appalachian region.
86% 142 votes
135 Air Museum Way, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
The Tennessee Museum of Aviation is a museum that displays a number of artifacts relating to aircraft and aviation. Exhibits at the museum include many historical artifacts and a 35,000 square foot hangar filled with numerous aircraft.
1200 Matthews Hollow Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
Featuring over 2 miles of cable, Wahoo Ziplines can help adventure-seekers reach speeds of up to 40 mph as they soar through a canopy of trees. Guests can rent luxury cabins for a longer stay or just book the zipline experience of a lifetime.
The Carver Orchards & Farm Market has been serving the local community for over 60 years. Tours of the orchards are very popular, and there is also the Apple House Restaurant for fresh meals or the purchasing of special apple products.
Specializing in serving a tapas style menu and a bar stocked with a variety of curated wine and beer choices, the Cork & Barrel Lounge offers guests a casual dining experience. The establishment also regularly features live music on weekends.
Family-run 5 Rivers Adventures offers kids and adults a thrilling whitewater rafting adventure and memories that last a lifetime. Guided by experienced rafters, patrons enjoy seeing the wilder side of Hartford and getting soaked in the process.