Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Welcome to Graham County!

Graham County, North Carolina is #YourNaturalDestination for the best of Robbinsville, Lake Santeetlah, Fontana Dam, and Stecoah.

Travel our winding roads or trek our trails as you explore beautiful lakes, roaring rivers, quiet streams, amazing waterfalls, and ancient forests.

Mountain bike the Tsali trails, explore Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, kayak the Cheoah, land native trout in Big Snowbird Creek, or hike the Great Smoky Mountains.

We are a frontier, one of the last unspoiled places in the Southeast. Come discover Graham County. Experience a place where land and water will nourish your soul and natural adventures will renew your spirit.

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11 Winter Vacations in North Carolina

Robbinsville, A Top Destinaton

Robbinsville, North Carolina was featured in a recent Trips to Discover Article titled, 11 Winter Vacations in North Carolina. Check out the article and check out Graham County North Carolina.

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ENJOYING GRAHAM COUNTY WHILE PHYSICAL DISTANCING

ENJOYING GRAHAM COUNTY WHILE PHYSICAL DISTANCING

According to an article in American Association of Retired persons (AARP) since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, public health officials around the globe have zeroed in on one action to slow the spread of the virus: social distancing. But now, some experts are swapping that phrase for another that they say more accurately defines the concept.
“We’re changing to say ‘physical distance,’ and that’s on purpose because we want people to still remain connected,” Maria Van Kerkhove, an epidemiologist with the World Health Organization (WHO), said at a recent WHO press conference.

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Mushroom Appreciation

Mushroom Appreciation

Graham County is one of the most wonderful spots on the East Coast of the United States to see mushrooms, lichens, mosses and ferns. All year long the mountains and valleys are filled with beauty, but you have to train yourself to look. For years, I hiked the trails and explored the stream banks and reveled in the birds, the trees and especially the wildflowers. Then I was introduced to my first wild-foraged mushroom by a friend of mine from Asheville, Mr. Alan Muskat. Alan came up to my property and led a mushroom hike to seek as many different mushrooms as we could find. I was astounded and fascinated. They were everywhere I looked!

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Delayed Harvest in Graham County

Delayed Harvest in Graham County

Love to fish for trout and looking forward to fishing in Graham County? Graham County contains one of the very few hatchery supported streams in North Carolina that has a delayed harvest; Big Snowbird Creek. Sports Fishermen come from all over the country to take advantage of this golden opportunity.

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Graham County Travel and Tourism

Ready to ride? Where will you be traveling from to explore #YourNaturalDestination ?

With endless roads and hiking trails to explore, miles of pristine streams, thousands of acres of protected lakes, and views you'll spend a lifetime trying to match, we can't wait to welcome you to Graham County, NC. Adventure awaits, come stay awhile!

For lodging, visit: grahamcountytravel.com/places-to-stay/

For dining, visit: grahamcountytravel.com/business-categories/places-to-eat/

For area activities, visit: grahamcountytravel.com/business-categories/things-to-do/

And for brochures, maps, and more, stop in and see us at 474 Rodney Orr Bypass Robbinsville, NC 28771
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Ready to ride? Where will you be traveling from to explore #YourNaturalDestination ? 

With endless roads and hiking trails to explore, miles of pristine streams, thousands of acres of protected lakes, and views youll spend a lifetime trying to match, we cant wait to welcome you to Graham County, NC. Adventure awaits, come stay awhile! 

For lodging, visit: https://grahamcountytravel.com/places-to-stay/

For dining, visit: https://grahamcountytravel.com/business-categories/places-to-eat/

For area activities, visit: https://grahamcountytravel.com/business-categories/things-to-do/

And for brochures, maps, and more, stop in and see us at 474 Rodney Orr Bypass Robbinsville, NC 28771

It’s lunchtime and if you haven’t checked out Willow Tree you’re missing out! You have three options for enjoying:

1. Dine inside the adorable, cozy dining space
2. Fine alfresco and enjoy the beautiful mountain ambience
3. Call ahead for carry out or picnic style (great for offices, hiking trips, and lake days)

Open for lunch Tuesday - Saturday 11 am to 2 pm and for dinner Friday and Saturday from 5 pm to 9 pm.

To place a carry out order or for dinner reservations call 828.260.8158

Located at: 302 Ford Street Robbinsville, NC 28771
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Willow Tree Catering, Baking and Restaurant we can’t wait for lunch!

Chad yum

4 days ago

Graham County Travel and Tourism

Have you heard the news? Fontana Village Resort & Marina will re-open for the 2020 season Monday, August 17, 2020. For all the details direct from the resort, see below:

"Fontana Village Resort & Marina has some exciting news!!
The Resort will be opening on Monday, August 17, 2020.
Please note: The below letter has a typo and we will be opening on Monday August 17th. Sorry for any confusion!

We will continue to update things (website, emails & Facebook) as employees are brought back to work but we were so excited we wanted to share the news.

Please see below information."
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Yay!!!

Sandra K Hurst

Yes!!! I am over the moon happy!

Great place!

7 days ago

Graham County Travel and Tourism

Steaks, chops, ribs, bbq, burgers . . . need we say more? Head on over to Moonshiner Steakhouse during your next trip to #YourNaturalDestination for the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a meal with family and friends.

Located at 2645 Tallulah Road Robbinsville, NC
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Chad

The steak is among the best I’ve ever had

Great place. Love the live music too!

Maybe I will give them another try

1 week ago

Graham County Travel and Tourism

Have you had a chance to check out Stoney Hollow Farm ? It's the perfect spot to stock up on seasonal varieties of fruits and vegetables, u-pic flowers, local and artisan foods, and of course some great antiques! Always a favorite among travelers looking for a way to "shop small and impact big."

Open Friday and Sunday ONLY. Time to start planning your vacation recipes!

Location:
940 Ollies Creek Rd
Robbinsville, NC 28771
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