- 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
With a German-born brewmaster, Heinzelmannchen Brewery crafts several traditional German beers as well as seasonal and specialty brews. The brewery, named after the German word for gnome, is open Monday through Saturday for tours and tastings.
North Carolina contains an abundance of gemstones and valuable minerals, and Rose Creek Mine lets customers share in the excitement of unearthing something new and precious. Adults and children are welcome to search for amethyst, rubies, sapphires, citrine, topaz, quartz and garnets.
Located along the shores of the Little Tennessee River, Great Smokey Mountain Fish Camp and Safaris offers family-friendly fun and recreation. From April through November, visitors to the site can enjoy camping, tubing, kayaking, and fishing.
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509 Asheville Hwy Ste C, Sylva, NC 28779 MoreLess Info
At Triple Threat Performing Arts Academy, visitors can enroll their children in recreational fitness classes, from acrobatics to hip hop. In addition to classes for children, the academy offers adult classes for ballet, tap, and jazz.
Play on Adventures - Private Tours provides a variety of recreational activities outings in North Carolina and Georgia. Activities to choose from include horseback riding, kayaking, biking, zip-lining, fly fishing, hiking and canopy tours.
Located in the gemstone capital of the United States, the Cowee Mountain Ruby Mine specializes in mining and cutting amethyst, quartz, citrine, emeralds and sapphires. Admission is free, and customers who wish to pan for gems pay a small per-bucket fee.
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6961 Upper Burningtown Road, Franklin, NC 28734 MoreLess Info
Owned and operated by the Klatt family, Mason's Ruby & Sapphire Mine is a working gem mine that allows patrons to search for their own gemstones. The Mine also features mineral samples, geodes and pre-cut gems.
Maggie Valley has many beautiful hiking locations, and Waterrock Knob is among the most beautiful. The Knob is perched at the apex of a 1.2-mile walking trail, and offers unparalleled views of the entire Maggie Valley.