Nestled in the Blue Ridge, Balsam and Smoky Mountains in SW North Carolina, Jackson County is an scenic wonderland. Visitors are attracted by the breathtaking views, cascading waterfalls, all natural water slides, an acclaimed Fly-Fishing Trail, over 50 mountain walking and hiking trails, whitewater rafting, biking, boating, golfing, skiing in the winter, mining for gems, discovering the history and culture of the Cherokee Indians, shopping for arts and crafts in village shops, and browsing for antiques. There is a variety of appealing restaurants and an array of places to stay. Enjoy historic inns, mountain resorts, hotels, B&B’s, and cabins.
Throughout the year there are festivals, fetes and fun activities for all ages. Annual events include the WNC Pottery Festival each October, Dillsboro's Lights and Luminaries in December, Mountain Heritage Day in September, Concerts on the Creek throughout the summer months, and several Arts and Crafts Shows. Relaxing, friendly, unhurried and full of wonder are reasons that visitors keep coming and returning to Jackson County. Only 2 1/2 hours from Atlanta and Knoxville, and just an hour SW of Asheville, it's easy to reach and a world away from crowds. Every season is special in Jackson County. Come experience why mountain lovers love Jackson County! www.mountainlovers.com