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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Bryson City, North Carolina

Photo: © Timothy Wildey

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in Bryson City, North Carolina combines rapid river close-ups and broad mountain views

Amid the southern Appalachian Mountains, this historic railroad offers the perfect backwoods escape. Along with white water close-ups and broad mountain views there's plenty of time for a layover at Nantahala Gorge's Appalachian Trail crossing where you can stretch your legs, grab a bite to eat, or tackle gorge rapids before the return trip to Bryson City Depot.



 
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