western nc attractionsThe surrounding mountains of Western North Carolina offer every kind of outdoor activity as well as historic sites, theme parks, steam railways, the Cherokee Reservation, Harrah’s Casino, and even hot springs spas. The Pisgah National Forest, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway give access to many thousands of acres of unspoiled natural beauty, with miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Sports include whitewater rafting, skiing, rock climbing, paintball, golf, fishing, boating, llama trekking-if you can imagine it, you can find it in the Smokies.