"This is our 3rd year visiting Bryson City and staying with you in your cabins. We can say that we have stayed in all 3 of your cabins and have enjoyed each of them. There is no place else we would want to stay. Thanks for being a special part of our families vacation. We hope to be back many more times and bring others with us. God bless you both." – R & C Goulant, Connecticut

Kids with model train.Bryson City, NC is located just 30 miles due south of Gatlinburg, TN, but your experience couldn’t be more different. See the Smokies without all the crowds, but with plenty of activities, music, festivals, shopping and restaurants.

Here’s just a sampling of what you can enjoy on your visit to Bryson City:

Take a scenic train ride
Visit a smoky mountain train museum
Take a whitewater rafting ride
Go fishing - fly fishing for trout just minutes away in Deep       Creek, or fish for bass in Fontana Lake
Visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Mountain bike the Smokies
Enjoy paddleboarding Fontana Lake or the Tuckasegee River in Bryson City
Take a horseback ride
Visit a family fun park
Visit an Indian Village
Take a chance at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino
Enjoy the Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians
Watch an outdoor drama: Unto These Hills
Travel the Blue Ridge Parkway

And, of course - just 5 minutes away - hike and tube Deep Creek with our own JJ's tube rentals.

And just an hour away…
Visit Biltmore Estate
See Fontana Dam
Drive the Cherohala Skyway

And there's more! We’ll be happy to help you plan what to do while you’re here. Just ask!


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Bob & Betsy Marr
BJ's Deep Creek Rentals
1651 Toot Hollow Road
Bryson City, NC 28713