Visit historic communities and museums inside the national park and amusement parks, an aquarium, and Cherokee museum in neighboring towns.
What’s there to do? There is something for everyone. The favorite outdoor recreation near the park is hiking and boating in summer, auto touring and leaf peeping in autumn, and snowshoeing and skiing in the winter. For the history and science buffs, check out our section on attractions and museums. Don’t want to go it alone? Have an expert take you on a guided tour.