Travel Blogs from Bryson City, United States

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Singing the blues..., Bryson City, United States travel blog

Singing the blues...

A travel blog entry by malbet

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Blue Ridge Parkway 1 http://www.blueridgeparkway.org/ This is what we came for...the Parkway stretches 469 miles from North Carolina up to Virginia (It seems to have its official start in Virginia as that is mile zero then counts up to 469 as you ...

Drunken Rafting & Great Smoky Mountain NP, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Drunken Rafting & Great Smoky Mountain NP

A travel blog entry by angiekayaks

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... though I didn't have anything definite planned. My guide book told me that the Great Smoky Mountain National Park wasn't that far from Bryson City so I decided to go there. I drove to the Deep Creek section of the park since that was the closest to ...

Hot and bothered, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Hot and bothered

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... . Blue Grass music is one of the strengths of the mountains, but we were struck also by the close community here in Bryson City, the audience was mostly residents and their enthusiasm was infectious. Mind you it's almost impossible to keep your feet still ...

Private Kayak Lesson on the Nantahala River, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Private Kayak Lesson on the Nantahala River

A travel blog entry by angiekayaks

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Today I had a Private Lesson with Anna Levesque, through the Nantahala Outdoor Center, on the Wesser section of the Nantahala River, which is class II-III. I was hoping to work on the basics and also rolls in current. I've paddled with Anna before on a ...

The Great Smoky Mountains, Bryson City, United States travel blog

The Great Smoky Mountains

A travel blog entry by westymd

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Well, we drove through the night and got to Gatlinburg, TN around 7:30 am. We made good time and got to the GSM visitor center outside of Gatlinburg just before it opened at 8 am. Most of the sites were booked, but we tried three first -come, first-serve ...

NOC, Bryson City, United States travel blog

NOC

A travel blog entry by stephenplante

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so I've made it up to mile 135.  another 28 miles since i last blogged.  so on 3/23 we got a late start.  we hiked 11 miles and we started at noon time. there was  tons of snow! had to use my tire chains for my boots. i ...

Breaking in the hiking boots, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Breaking in the hiking boots

A travel blog entry by funlou22

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The drive from Gatlinburg to Bryson City was absolutely stunning as it took us through the heart of the Smokey Mountains into North Carolina.   On our way to Bryson City we stopped off in the nearby town of Cherokee and looked around the museum ...

Bryson, City, NC, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Bryson, City, NC

A travel blog entry by tiggrrrmeg

Resupply ...

Cade's Cove, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Cade's Cove

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Spent the day exploring Cade's Cove -- an 11-mile open air museum, designed to show life in the area around 1850. It's a beautiful valley and well worth the visit. Along the Nature Trail, we learned about the pioneer's uses for a variety of plants. We ...

Biltmore House, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Biltmore House

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Drove through the beautiful northern Kentucky countryside to Asheville, NC, where we toured the over-the-top Biltmore House, including the wine tasting ...

Hiking Swain County, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Hiking Swain County

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Many beautiful hiking trails leave Bryson City near our b&b, so we simply selected one that was recommended and explored -- our trail led along a river to a waterfall. Perfect way to spend our 5th ...

4th of July celebration, Bryson City, United States travel blog

4th of July celebration

A travel blog entry by maggiestravels

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The streets were closed off, vendors were set up, food was cooking for an all day 4th of July celebration.  Too hot for us to stay all day but came back for the fireworks.  To entertain us was a group of college kids with no shoes on.  ...

Finalmente Bryson City, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Finalmente Bryson City

A travel blog entry by walencar

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... conhecida que a indígena Cherokee e com muito menos estrutura que Gatlinburg lá do lado Tenesse do parque.  Mas Bryson City é o ponto de acesso à Great Smoky Mountain Railroad  e que nesta estação oferece a encenação do Expresso Polar ...

Primeiro o Expresso Polar., Bryson City, United States travel blog

Primeiro o Expresso Polar.

A travel blog entry by walencar

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... ao lançamento . Lançado numa quinta-feira eu estava no sábado pela manhã no cinema com as crianças para assisti-lo . Em Bryson City uma companhia ferroviária criou uma encenação de uma parte do filme em seus trens e na noite de 16 de Dezembro eu ...

There must have been a rain dance in Cherokee, Bryson City, United States travel blog

There must have been a rain dance in Cherokee

A travel blog entry by kesterfamily

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If you did not receive the blog late last night (or early this morning) for Friday, please note that we have had a few "glitches" in the internet.  I think we are back on track now. Breakfast today was cooked and served by James:  pancakes and ...

We're Here..., Bryson City, United States travel blog

We're Here...

A travel blog entry by wsult3

In the past several years, Wes and I have traveled to new places like Bar Harbor, Maine, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Bermuda. This year, we decided we needed to go somewhere familiar, where we could actually relax.  "Our" mountains were the perfect ...

Stay a While, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Stay a While

A travel blog entry by burtonll

Bryson City, North Carolina, population 1,145. The Nantahala Outdoor Center has lodging, mountain bike rentals, an outfitters store, and three restaurants in this large complex. Hang out at the many overlooks just to watch the rafters on the river, or ...

Bryson city, avec chiks Brisson. Tsali trail, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Bryson city, avec chiks Brisson. Tsali trail

A travel blog entry by pyg69

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Petit stop a Bryson city, pour faire la 7e plus belle trail en amérique du nord: La Tsali trail en caroline du nord. C'est notre dernière sortie de vélo pour ce voyage.. sniff... après ce sera la beach de la côte Est, histoire de refaire ...

Site of the 2013 ICF Kayaking Championship, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Site of the 2013 ICF Kayaking Championship

A travel blog entry by maggiestravels

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... - 8 (there's a pre-event World Cup scheduled in Sept. 2012 with event venues in Columbus, GA, Rock Island, TN, and Bryson City, NC) Where:  The competition will take place on the freestyle feature/wave on the Nantahala River just west of Bryson ...

We finally arrive, Bryson City, United States travel blog

We finally arrive

A travel blog entry by krb2g

After an uneventful but beautiful drive through the mountains of Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina, we finally arrived in Nantahala. We've had two reunions there before, so we were familiar with the area. Most of the family was up on the hill near ...

Update with pictures, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Update with pictures

A travel blog entry by maggiestravels

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Walk Down Memory Lane, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Walk Down Memory Lane

A travel blog entry by wsult3

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Wes and I became very nostalgic today, especially as we walked along the Deep Creek trail. Tubing at Deep Creek was the very first outing each year with the Baptist Student Union on campus.  My first run down the creek was awesome - the second, not ...

Day 7 - All Aboard!, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Day 7 - All Aboard!

A travel blog entry by jamestomwright

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... ;I ran up to the kitchen and knocked out some eggs us before leaving.  We'd have an hour and fifteen minute drive to Bryson city for today's adventure. Today we have scheduled a ride on the Smokey Mountain Railroad.  It's a train that takes a ...

Alarka Falls, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Alarka Falls

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

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... to the Nantahala Gorge area, so before reaching the gorge, we stopped to see a waterfall.  Taking exit 64 off US-74 at Bryson City, we headed down Alarka Road away from town.  After a ways, the road turned to gravel and shortly after this, we ...

Parting is such sweet sorrow..., Bryson City, United States travel blog

Parting is such sweet sorrow...

A travel blog entry by kesterfamily

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... departed before noon.  After we wiped away the tears, we decided to head to The Filling Station sub shop in downtown Bryson City.  The sandwiches here were delicious.  I can see why they are highly rated on TripAdvisor. Our next journey ...

End of my mountain stay, Bryson City, United States travel blog

End of my mountain stay

A travel blog entry by maggiestravels

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Yesterday was laundry and errands so there's no new pictures.  Today I took Bette to the springs to refill our water jugs and get ready to roll out tomorrow morning.  I've add Mountain Trout about 8 times in the 2 weeks I've been here so I ...

Tubing on the River and the road to nowhere, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Tubing on the River and the road to nowhere

A travel blog entry by maggiestravels

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... tale as best as I can remember it:      In the 1930's and 40's, Swain County (location of Bryson City) gave the Federal Government thousands of acres of land to make the Great Smokey Mt. National Park.  Hundreds of families ...

Great Smokey Mountains, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Great Smokey Mountains

A travel blog entry by kesterfamily

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We arrived in the Smokey Mountains this afternoon around 2:30.  It took us about 8 1/2 hours BUT that counted 2 stops for gas and a breakfast and dinner stop.  Our route was I-85 to I-40 and it was a smooth trip considering we were towing ...

Holden's 4th Birthday!!, Bryson City, United States travel blog

Holden's 4th Birthday!!

A travel blog entry by travelinv

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... Railroad. (http://www.gsmr.com/) Our trip took us over the Fontana Lake Trestle to the Nantahala Outdoor Center and back to the Bryson City depot. We had a blast! The entire car sang "Happy Birthday" to Holden and he got a front-row seat to watch the ...

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Andy"s Big OE

A travel blog entry by andygailtravel

Deer came around shelter last night, ankle much better – still sore going downhill. Climbed to Clingmans Dome which is highest part on AT. Lots of tourists about and very cloudy so views not the best. Staying at Mt Collins shelter which is the 200 ...

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