138 Country Hearth Inn Drive
Andrews, NC 28901
Phone: (828) 321-2176
Fax: (828) 321-5083
138 Country Hearth Inn Drive, Andrews, NC, US, 28901
- Phone: (828) 321-2176
- Fax: (828) 321-5083
A small, free-standing winery in western North Carolina. They produce dry wines, sweet wines, country wines, and dessert wines. They also feature a brew house where you can sample up to six of their beers produced on site. Relax on the Rockyard Patio and enjoy the views of the valley.
Lost in the city and cannot figure out where to go? Simply place a call to the Graham County NC Travel and Tourism Authority and you will be sorted. This tourist information center is your one stop guide to all that you can do in the city, the places you can explore and all the eateries and accommodations in the area. The Graham County NC Travel and Tourism Authority provides information on Robbinsville, Lake Santeetlah, Slickrock Creek and Nantahala National Forest among other places. If you want to know more about the local culture, trade and lifestyle of the place, this tourism authority is always ready to help. This center will also make sure that your trip to Smoky Mountains is well-planned. To know more about them, check out their website.
A serene little brick church atop a hill overlooking the town of Murphy, the Harshaw Chapel was established in 1869. Built by Joshua Harshaw one of the most well-to-do residents of the community, the church was most likely established after the adjacent cemetery, as per the dates on some of its graves. Added to the U.S National Register of Historic Places in 1984, the Methodist Harshaw Chapel and Cemetery form one of the most important landmarks in the neighborhood even today.
Situated on a hillside alongside the scenic Lake Chatuge, this truly enchanted botanical paradise is bursting with over 3,000 plants such as dogwoods, tulip magnolias, native azaleas, lady slippers, trilliums, and rhododendrons. The garden is open year round and flowering season can vary from mid-April to June. A walking trail along Lake Chatuge is also on site.
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Crane Creek is a family run vineyard and winery. The tasting room is located in an old farmhouse. You can sample their wines and browse their gourmet food items. They also carry many wine-related gift items and can create custom gift baskets.
Built in 1940 over the Little Tennessee river, Fontana Dam is gigantic and about 150 meters in height. Known to be one of the tallest dams in Eastern United States, this dam plays a pivotal role in generating electricity for the Tennessee Valley and forms the Little Fontana Lake. Maintained by Tennessee Valley Authority, this dam is a huge tourist attraction and offers an amazing view of the Appalachian Trail that crosses over the dam.
Dig your own dirt for native stones at this mine that offers assistance to beginners with all tools supplied, plus features picnic tables and a covered flume in a cool, mountain atmosphere. Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7-days a week April through November. Snacks and primitive camping available.
Like a walk through a mountain town of yesteryear, this village is complete with an old-fashioned, one room schoolhouse, a log home with furnishings from the 1800's, a smoke house, a barn, and a corn crib. Visitors of the village can peruse the canned goods and bolt cloth, see the hickory switch in the one room schoolhouse, and stop in at the hand-hewn log cabin.
A full service marina that offers numerous services such as boat launching, boat rentals, boating supplies, bait and tackle, gas and oil, and a full service grill.
Georgia's highest mountain, visitors to this mountain can enjoy spectacular 360 degree views at an elevation point of 4,784 feet above sea level. A visitor's center is located at the top of the mountain that includes a gift shop and bookstore and a picnic area with 15 picnic tables, as well as an observation deck, are also on site.
Set in the valleys of western North Carolina, Nantahala National Forest was opened in 1920. The largest national park of North Carolina, it lies in the Cherokee county and stretches over a huge expanse of land. Divided in three districts namely the Highland Ranger District, the Tusquitee Ranger District and the Cheoah Ranger District, this place is maintained by United States Forest Service. This forest is home to several exotic flora and fauna, apart from Nantahala river and Nantahala Outdoor Center.
Rose Creek Mine is one of three state licensed gem mines in Macon County. Here you can find rubies, sapphires, garnets, amethysts, citrine, moonstone, topaz, smoky quartz, rose quartz, and quartz crystals. Their gift shop carries ornamental pieces and lapidary supplies. They have a covered picnic area and a small playground.