Ride the GSMR!

Becky WiseNantahala

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad  can be packaged with the Jeep Tour, Guided Nantahala Rafting or a Zipline Canopy Tour.  Train Combos are a great option for families that are divided by different activities.  The … Read More

Wildwater Nantahala Guest Reviews

Becky WiseNantahala

Nantahala

The Wildwater outpost at the Nantahala has an adventure for everyone. Not to mention that no matter what type of adventure you choose you’ll be getting the Wildwater Experience. You deserve the best guides, training, … Read More

What is a Yurt?

Becky WiseNantahala

“Yurt” is originally from a Turkic word referring to the imprint left in the ground by a moved yurt, and by extension, sometimes a person’s homeland.  The term came to be used in reference to … Read More

Freight and Heritage – Smoky Mountain Railroad

Becky WiseNantahala

The Smoky Mountain Railroad started construction in the late 1800’s after other rail lines reached Asheville, North Carolina.  As you can imagine, building a railroad across the mountains was no easy task.  Luckily, the engineer … Read More