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Your Local Guide to the SW North Carolina Mountains. Let the Vacation Guide in the Mountains help you find Events, Festivals, and Recreational Activities.
Find the best local places to Eat, Shop, and lodge!

Every Issue we will feature a Community Spotlight and point you in the right direction of Hiking Trails, Waterfalls, or Scenic Road Trips in our area.

Tell them you “Found them in the Vacation Guide”

AREA HIGHLIGHTS

Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a United States National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site that straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains, part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a division of the larger Appalachian Mountain chain. The border between Tennessee and North Carolina runs northeast to southwest through the centerline [...]

Longer Hiking Trails for Adventure

or Visit for a Day Trip in North Carolina’s Wilderness Area Fires Creek Trail -  Hayesville The 25-mile Rim Trail follows the ridge around Fires Creek Wildlife Management Area.  The trail, marked with blue blazes, has several access roads and trails. Camping offered at Huskins Branch Hunter and Bristol Horse Camps. Dispersed camping sites are [...]

Holiday Events 2019

Andrews

Dec. 13, 14, 20 ,21, 27, 28 Lounge Series Caboose Cellars/ Andrews Brewing Company
December 14 Magic on Main Electric Christmas Parade Downtown Andrews
December 31 New Year’s in Andrews Heritage Park
Jan. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 Lounge Series Caboose Cellars/ Andrews Brewing Company
February 7 – 9th Rex’s Exes @ Dessert Theatre Valley Town Cultural Arts
February 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 Lounge Series Caboose Cellars/ Andrews Brewing Company
March 27 – 29th Beauty & the Beast @ Dessert Theatre Valley Town Cultural Arts
March 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 Lounge Series Caboose Cellars/ Andrews Brewing Company
April 3 – 5th  Beauty & the Beast@ Dessert Theatre Valley Town Cultural Arts

Brasstown

December 13 Brasstown Ringers John C Campbell Folk School
December21 Holiday Contra Square Dance John C Campbell Folk School

Franklin

December 13 LeAnn Rimes You & Me Christmas Tour Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
December 19 SMCPA’s Singing Christmas Card Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
December 20 Santa & Movie – Polar Express Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
December 21 Christmas Back Home Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

Hayesville

December 14 Lisa Rock, A Carpenter’s Christmas Peacock Performing Arts Center
December 14 Clay County Progress Christmas Parade Downtown Hayesville
December 21 Christmas Concert  Good Shepherd Espiscopal Church
January 18 The Sock Hops Peacock Performing Arts Center
February 8 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O Blues Peacock Performing Arts Center
March 6 – 15th Out of Order Peacock Performing Arts Center
March 28th Vintage Vixens Peacock Performing Arts Center
April 4th Legacy Motown Review Peacock Performing Arts Center
April 28th  Songwriters Showcase 30 Peacock Performing Arts Center
February 8 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O Blues Peacock Performing Arts Center

Robbinsville

December 14th Hometown Holiday Festival Robbinsville High School