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An Adventure for Everyone

Escape to the Mountains of
Jackson County, North Carolina

Whether you’re into outdoor adventures like hiking, rafting, and fly fishing or you’re looking to relax and indulge with pampered afternoons and dishes by award-winning chefs, Jackson County has it all. Not only are the western NC mountains stunning, but the surrounding towns are full of their own charm with local artisan shops, historic buildings, farmers markets, galleries, restaurants and breweries, and so much more. Plan your perfect getaway today and come see for yourself!

Here’s How We’d Spend a Day in Jackson County


Sylva & Dillsboro

  • Start your day with breakfast at City Lights Cafe in Sylva. They offer a cozy atmosphere and a variety of breakfast options.

  • Visit the Jackson County Public Library located in Sylva. The library is housed in a historic courthouse and offers a beautiful view of the town.

  • Stroll through Dillsboro and explore the various artisan shops and galleries. Don’t forget to check out Dogwood Crafters, a cooperative craft shop showcasing local talent.

  • Enjoy a lazy afternoon stroll on the Tuckasegee River Greenway. This scenic pathway is perfect for a leisurely walk, offering views of the river and surrounding nature.

  • End your day with dinner at one of the local favorites: Choose between Lulu’s on Main, Mad Batter Cafe, or Creekside Oyster House & Grill in Sylva for a delightful dining experience.

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