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.

galleries/studios/crafts

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.

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.

Pincu Pottery
80 Highway 28 S
Bryson City, NC
28713

Pincu Pottery studio gallery offers a glimpse into an art-potter's world. Folks are welcome to come and watch, buy a pot or sign up for pottery instruction. In 2 hours, up to 6 people can make a bunch of pots on the wheel and/or without the potter's wheel. It is really fun!

Handmade, functional pottery for your everyday use - straight from the mountains of Western North Carolina.

Pottery tools for sale! Kemper, MudTools, Dolan tools and more!

Have clay and need a kiln? Come fire at Pincu Pottery! Electric kilns available for rent. Call for info.

Sawmill Creek Pottery

Electric, gas and wood fired handmade pottery.