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Welcome Back

See What’s Open in Jackson County

It feels so good to be together again in the crisp, clean mountain air.

Over the past few months, we have worked tirelessly to prepare our community for welcoming you back safely. Our beloved restaurants, lodging facilities, shops and small businesses have been working around the clock on implementing enhanced cleaning, sanitation, and disinfecting guidelines in accordance with CDC protocols and industry best practices. You can rest assured that we are ensuring your next visit will be a safe, memorable, and enjoyable one.

While we navigate business reopenings and new operating hours, we’ve put together some resources to help you start planning your next trip to Jackson County.

Our lodging accommodations are open. They are practicing enhanced sanitation and disinfecting and are open for business.

Find full lists of open businesses and activities below, and check back for any updates!

Food & Drink

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We’ve rounded up all the delicious local dining spots that are now open, so you’ll be the first to know.

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Dine-In

Note: All of our breweries are open as of May 22 for craft brews.

Buck’s Coffee Café  |  7 am – 6 pm
Dine-In ✅ · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Canyon Kitchen | Wed-Sun 5:30 – 9 pm
Dine-In ✅ · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Cashiers Valley Smokehouse | Wed-Sat 11 am – 6 pm, Sun 11 am – 4 pm
Dine-In ✅ (outdoor only) · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Cornucopia Restaurant | Mon-Sat 11 am – 3 pm
Dine-In ✅ (limited) · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Creekside Oyster House | 11 am – 10 pm
Dine-In ✅  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Library Kitchen + Bar | Tues-Sat 4 – 7 pm
Dine-In ✅  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Mad Batter Kitchen | 1 – 9 pm
Dine-In ✅  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Mica’s Restaurant & Pub  |  11 am – 8 pm
Dine-In ✅  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

The Orchard Restaurant  | Wed-Sat 4 – 7 pm
Dine-In ✅ (outdoor only) · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ✅ · Delivery ❌

Slab Town Pizza | Tues-Sat 11 am – 8 pm, Sunday 4 – 8 pm
Dine-In ✅ (outdoor only)  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Whiteside Brewing Co. | Mon, Tues, and Thurs 11:30 am – 8 pm, Fri-Sat 11:30 am
Dine-In ✅ (beer only) · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌


Carryout, Curbside or Delivery Only

Balsam Falls Brewing Co. | 4 – 7 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Baxley’s Chocolates
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ❌ · Curbside ✅  · Delivery ❌

Bogart’s Sylva | 11 am – 8 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ✅ · Delivery ❌

Big Nick’s BBQ |  11 am – 7:30 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ✅ · Delivery ❌

Campus Scoop Ice Cream Shop | Fri – Tue, 3 – 10 pm

Cashiers Farmers Market/On the Side BBQ  |  Mon-Sat 10 am – 6 pm Sun 11 am – 4 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

City Lights Café | 8 am – 3 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ✅

Chile Loco | Mon-Sat 11 am – 8 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Cotton Leigh Bakery | Tue – Sat, 11 am – 3 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ✅ · Delivery ❌

DaLaya Thai Cuisine | Mon – Sat, 5 – 10 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ✅ · Delivery ❌

El Patron Mexican Restaurant | Sun-Thurs 11 am.-9:30 pm, Fri-Sat 11 am-10 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

The Farmhouse Mercantile & Coffee Bar | Mon-Sat 9 am – 4 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Ferrara Pizza & Pasta | Mon-Sat 11 am – 9 pm, Sun 12 – 8 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ✅

Guadalupe Café | Tues-Sun 11 am – 8 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ✅ · Delivery ❌

Haywood Smokehouse | Tues-Sat 11 am – 7 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Innovation Brewing Company | Mon – Thurs 12 pm – 12 am Fri-Sat 11 am – 12 am
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Innovation Station | Mon – Thurs 12 pm – 12 am Fri-Sat 11 am – 12 am
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Jack the Dipper | 2 – 8 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Kosta’s Family Restaurant/Kosta’s Express  |  Mon-Sat 11:30 am – 7:30 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Mesquite Grill Mexican Restaurant | 11 am – 9 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Randevu Restaurant | Mon-Fri, 10 am – 2 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Sapphire Mountain Brewing Company | Tues-Sat 12 – 8 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

South of Philly | Mon-Sat 11 am – 10 pm, Sun 11 am – 8 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ✅

Speedy’s Pizza | Mon-Sat 11 am – 9 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ✅

Sugar Cloud Baking Co. | Tues-Sat 9 am – 4 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Winslow’s Hideaway  | Tues-Sat 12 – 7 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

White Moon | Tues-Sat 8 am – 2 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Zookeeper Bistro | Wed-Sun 7:30 am – 3 pm
Dine-In ❌  · Carryout ✅ · Curbside ❌ · Delivery ❌

Outdoors & Attractions

Eager for a Jackson County adventure? Check out which outdoor activities and historical and cultural experiences are ready to welcome you back.

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Outdoors & Recreation

Bear Lake Reserve Golf Club

Blue Ridge Parkway
Some facilities/campsites closed

Dillsboro River Company
Opened for individual families, rentals, guided trips less than 10, full statement here

Fire Mountain Trails, Cherokee

Fly Fishing Guides

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Some facilities/visitor centers closed; campsites closed

Kids’ Bike Park at Tuck Greenway
Restrooms closed

Lakeshore Marina & Sea-Doo Rentals

Motion Makers Bicycle Shop

Panthertown Valley

Pinnacle Park

Pines Recreation Area & Swim Beach

Red Bird Golf Links
Mandatory pre-booked tee times, only 2 customers allowed in pro golf shop at any given time

Sapphire National Golf Club
Mandatory pre-booked tee times, only 2 customers allowed in pro golf shop at any given time

Sequoyah National Golf Club
Open, but 3 holes are closed for renovations

Signal Ridge Marina
We ask that customers maintain the 6ft distancing from other customers. The store and the boats will be sanitized thoroughly and regularly.

Smoky Mountain River Adventures
Opened for individual families, guided trips

Trails in Jackson County

Tuckaseegee Outfitters
Open for guided trips, cleaning rafts and equipment

Tuckasegee River Greenway
Restrooms closed

Waterfalls

WCU Trail Systems, Cullowhee


Attractions

828 Escape Room
Reservations only, all groups private (family), fill out waiver in advance, read full statement here.

Downtown Sylva Mural

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino
Phased reopening by invitation only.

Judaculla Rock

Mingus Mill

Mountain Farm Museum/Oconaluftee River Trail
Sites are open but visitor center is closed

Museum of the Cherokee Indian
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Sunday

Pinnacle Forest Therapy

Sylva Heritage Walk
Please be mindful of others and keep a safe social distance

Zachary-Tolbert House
Grounds open dawn-dusk 7 days a week. Structures will be open Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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