Area Attractions

Endless possibilities await you in the Great Smoky Mountains, but seclusion in a log cabin shouldn’t come at the expense of close proximity to some great attractions. All of Watershed Cabins’ vacation rentals are in the Bryson City, NC area, and most are only minutes from some of the most popular Smoky Mountains attractions. Whether you want to whitewater raft the Nantahala River, mountain bike the trails at Tsali, or relax on a Great Smoky Mountains Railroad trip, you are just a few minutes away from your cabin. We have no affiliation with these vendors, but offer their contact information to facilitate your search for fun and exciting activities to fill your time while you stay with us.

clothing/accessories

Appalachian Mercantile
158 Everett St
Bryson City NC

Appalachian Mercantile, located on Everett Street in the what's happening district of Bryson City, offers a large selection of unique gourmet specialty foods, condiments and old time candies. Over sixty items are featured each day as free samples. It's like a theme park for your taste buds. We also carry an array of toys and games, pottery, wind chimes, stained glass, local interest and cook books, gifts and antique glassware. With Jazz or the Blues wafting in the background, many customers say this is the coolest shop in Bryson City. Come in and graze for a while.

Calby’s Antiques and Gifts
44 Everett Street
Bryson City NC

Calby's Antiques and Gifts is located in the Historic 1905 Bennett's Drug Store building on Bryson City's picturesque Everett Street. Calby's offers a unique blend of antiques, collectibles and gifts; specializing in china, silver, glassware and decorative items, as well as jewelry and small furniture. Open Monday through Saturday.

Madison’s on Main
110 Main St

Madison’s on Main features a large selection of ladies apparel and accessories, upscale home accents, bath and body products, candles, gourmet gifts, jewelry, baby items and specialty chocolates. Shoppers will find exclusive lines such as Archipelago bath and body products, k. hall candles, Maggie Lyon chocolates and items from 3 Marthas baby collection.

NOC – Nantahala Outdoor Center
13077 Hwy 19 W
Bryson City, NC
28713

Rated "One of the Best Outfitter's on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure, NOC has been the leader in the rafting industry since 1972. NOC offers family friendly adventures rafting and paddling the Nantahala River, as well as riverside dining, lodging, shopping, mountain bike rentals, lake kayaking, wilderness medicine training and our world famous Paddling School. There's something for everyone so come see for yourself why NOC is a legend in the outdoors!

O’Neill’s Shop on the Corner
196 Everett St
Bryson City NC
Best selection of new books for all ages. Great gifts, souvenirs and don't forget Thomas and Friends™ Located across from the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Depot

Best selection of new books for all ages. Great gifts, souvenirs and don't forget Thomas and Friends™ Located across from the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Depot

Positively Posh Consignment
4041 Hwy 19W
Bryson City NC

Retail consignment offering high-end clothing and home decor. Our signature department is our infant and children area. We have anything and everything you would need for your growing child.

Pursenality
225 Everett St
Bryson City NC

Pursenality is "a unique purse and accessory boutique" located in downtown Bryson City adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. We offer several lines of purses, jewelry, apparel and specialty gifts. Find us on Facebook.

Second Hand Rose
154 Everett Street
Bryson City NC

You never know what treasures you might find with a selection ranging from name brand clothing, purses, and shoes to furniture, household items and antiques.

Smith’s Dry Goods
85 Everett Street
Bryson City NC

Retail store carrying apparel, boots; including equestrian and workforce, and outdoor activity items.