Plan Your Spring Getaway in Jackson County, North Carolina

As winter retreats and spring moves in, it’s the perfect time to escape to the mountains of Jackson County, North Carolina, and bask in the blossoming countryside and sun-warmed mountain air. This spring, leave the traffic and bustle of the day-to-day behind and unwind in the mountain towns of Jackson County.

For the traveler in the know, the towns of Jackson County—Cashiers, Cherokee, Dilsboro, and Sylva—offer up an exclusive, unforgettable getaway, perfect for disconnecting from the daily grind, reconnecting with nature, and enjoying some seriously restorative R&R.

Tiny creek weaving through the trees in the hills of Jackson County, North Carolina

Explore and Discover in Jackson County

The extensive network of hiking trails throughout Jackson County, North Carolina, brings visitors right into the heart of the blooming countryside. Plants and wildlife emerge from winter, bringing vibrant colors back into the landscape.

Jackson Co Craft Trails

Hiking isn’t the only way to discover the lush mountainsides this spring. Visitors are also invited to cast a line on the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail®, cruise through the Blue Ridge Parkway, take in a show or picnic on The Village Green in Cashiers, or take a dip in one of the gorgeous mountain lakes once the weather gets warmer—plus so much more.

Local Shops and Local Artisans

Take a break from the natural sights and indulge in some retail therapy along the charming main streets of Jackson County. Many charming boutiques and shops line the historic mountain Main Streets, waiting to be discovered.

Looking for more artistic fun? Discover unique one-of-a-kind works ranging from heritage Appalachian to traditional Eastern Cherokee to Western NC contemporary in galleries across the county, or plan an enriching cultural experience along the Blue Ridge Craft Trail.

Savor the Moment


After a day of adventure, enjoy a meal at one of the numerous award-winning dining rooms in the area. Whether you’re craving some good old-fashioned North Carolina BBQ or an elevated take on a local classic, there’s something for every appetite in here.

Feeling thirsty? Raise a glass and relax at one of the local craft breweries in the area, or embark on the Jackson County Ale Trail and explore them all.

Whatever you decide, Jackson County has you covered.

While you’re in town, don’t miss the chance to stop in on the studios of some of the renowned working artists and craftspeople who call Jackson County home, such as Dogwood Crafters.

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