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Play On in the western North Carolina mountain towns of Cashiers, Cherokee, Dillsboro, and Sylva. From epic hikes and top-rated fly fishing to artisan shopping and our very own Ale Trail, Jackson County is an adventure waiting to happen.

If you’re ready to plan a one-of-a-kind getaway in the North Carolina mountains, this is the place to start. Download our visitor’s guide to discover all the reasons people love to visit Jackson County.

From hiking and biking to rafting and fishing, Jackson County has a well-earned reputation as a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. But there’s even more to explore in our beautiful mountain towns, like handmade pottery, unique Native American heritage, and award-winning dining experiences.

Jackson County offers a range of unique adventures that only exist here! Friends of felines must stop by the American Museum of the House Cat, and film buffs will love exploring Sylva, where the Academy Award-winning Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was filmed.

Our year-round events calendar features experiences you simply can’t find anywhere else, like our annual Outhouse Races or Greening Up the Mountains Festival. And every change of season means more opportunities to Play On.

To start planning your trip, download or order your free travel guide from this site.