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North Carolina Mountains Attractions

If you're ready to hit the streets of North Carolina Mountains, sign up for a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and have a friendly guide show you some of the most popular sights. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top 5 fun activities in North Carolina Mountains are also worth browsing through.

Things to Do in North Carolina Mountains with Kids

North Carolina Mountains is a terrific place for a family break. Take the little ones along and try these top family friendly experiences together:

Free Things to Do in North Carolina Mountains

A break in North Carolina Mountains need not break the bank. You won't even need your wallet if you check out:

Southwestern Community College - Be inspired by the design and ingenuity of this fantastic example of modern architecture.

Harris Regional Hospital - If you'd like to explore a few of the more important or interesting places in the community, it's worth visiting this place.

Oconaluftee Islands Park - Find your green thumb and appreciate the wide range of plants on display.

Explore The Neighborhoods of North Carolina Mountains

Gatlinburg

This picturesque town bordering the Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers miles of wilderness, breathtaking scenery and lots of options for adventurers.

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Asheville

Artists, gourmets and outdoor enthusiasts will all feel right at home in North Carolina’s “Paris of the South.”

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Cherokee

This town has preserved its Native American heritage in museums and a replica village. It is home to exotic gardens and a prosperous casino.

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Boone

Go rafting, horseback riding and hiking or spend your days shopping and dining in this picturesque college town in the Blue Ridge Mountains. 

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Blowing Rock

The captivating mountain views and ample dining options are top of the list for many visitors to Blowing Rock. A stop by Appalachian Ski Mtn. or Tweetsie Railroad might round out your trip.

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Townsend

This peaceful gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a family-friendly town with caves, museums, scenic drives and hiking trails.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in North Carolina Mountains on a sunny day?

What to do in North Carolina Mountains on a rainy day?

What is North Carolina Mountains famous for?

Biltmore Estate lives up to its reputation as an iconic attraction you just can't miss.

What should I not miss in North Carolina Mountains?

If you can only explore one sight here, make sure it's Asheville Mall.

Are there cheap things to do in North Carolina Mountains?

What can you do in North Carolina Mountains for free?

You could store your money in the hotel safe for the day, because these great attractions can be seen for nothing:

  • Asheville Mall
  • Appalachian State University
  • Asheville Outlets
  • Pisgah National Forest