Bryson City, North Carolina
Bryson city is an amazingly beautiful place that's home to much of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including its highest peak, Clingmans Dome. They have the Nantahala River, one of the nation's most popular whitewater venues and Fontana Lake with the highest dam east of the rockies. There's even Deep Creek which provides an awesome tubing experience.
There's cascading trout streams, biking and hiking trails and spectacular mountain views. beautiful mountain roadways, including the southern leg of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the curvy "Tail of the Dragon" at Deal's Gap. You can ride a historic steam-powered train or you can experience the rich cultural heritage of the Cherokee Indians.
There are a variety of lodging accommodations available from campgrounds to quaint motels to private cabins and cottages to delightful country inns, lodges, bed and breakfasts and vacation rentals.