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The HERITAGE WALK self-guided map and tour guide - Find more than two dozen structures dating from the late 19th and early 20th century. The free Guides are available from Dillsboro businesses or download a pdf copy here.
* Dillsboro NC was originally known as New Webster to distinguish it from the older Jackson County seat town just 3 miles to the East.

* The Dills house, which was the first house in Dillsboro, is still standing and is now occupied by Riverwood Shops, located on a hill overlooking Scott's Creek and the Tuckaseigee River

* Just before the turn of the 20th century, Dillsboro was the largest non-county seat town west of Asheville with about 750 residents.

* Dillsboro had the first telephone system installed in Jackson County; it connected the New Webster (Dillsboro) depot with the county seat and was  used only for relaying telegrams.

* Dillsboro has been a tourist town since 1886 when visitors began to arrive by train and spend several weeks.

The Dillsboro Post office is located at the corner of Haywood Road and Depot Street in downtown Dillsboro.
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Dillsboro NC is a small mountain village no longer known for mining and logging, but increasingly for fine artists and crafts.  In 1886 Dillsboro was a favorite tourist destination via the railroad. Today, Located in the center of Western North Carolina, Dillsboro is surrounded by NC's westernmost "outdoor playground" including The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala River, Fontana Lake and pristine forests.  A stay in any Dillsboro NC inn or vacation cabin rental is always quiet but never boring. 
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Dillsboro NC cabins, vacation rentals
Dillsboro modern cabin rental with incredible mountain views and 4 bedrooms Beautiful mountain views - 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 8. Hand crafted modern log cabin rental with wrap around deck, grill, fireplace, pool table,  firepit, WIFI, jetted bathtub..   See photos, details and book online
Dillsboro NC cabin rental with hot tub and mountain views Secluded cabin with hot tub - 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 6. Wooded and mountain view. Large deck with hot tub and dining, grill, screened porch, fireplace, firepit,  Affordable rates.   See photos, details, availability or book online
Cabin rental in a wooded setting with mountain views and hot tub Cabin in the woods with hot tub - 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 6. Deck with rockers and long distance views, grill, hot tub, fireplace, heat and air, game room, Internet.   See photos, details and availability or book online now
A-frame cabin secluded in the woods near Dillsboro  A-frame log cabin getaway -  2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps up to 6. Enjoy the tranquility and wildlife, deck with grill, hammock, fully equipped kitchen.  10 minutes to historic downtown Dillsboro.       Check, photos, details and currentavailability 
Vacation condo-studio with incredible mountain views Condo / studio vacation rental with beautiful mountain views -' 1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 2. Full kitchen, grill, hot tub, fireplace, Internet.   See photos, details and current availability - book online now
Mountain Bear Cabins  5 cabin rentals with fireplaces, hot tub, WIFI
Smokey Mountains Getaways  1-4+bd vacation rentals, group rentals
Yellow Rose Realty  a variety of cabins / rentals throughout the area
Dillsboro NC Mountain Inns,  Lodges, B&Bs
Dillsboro Inn on the Tuckasege River Best Western River Escape Inn and Suites -  65 Guest rooms and suites with river views available, . Complimentary WIFI and breakfast, swimming pool, fitness center, business center. Best Western Plus.
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Historic Jarrette House Inn and Restaurant in Dillsboro NC The Jarrett House Dillsboro Bed and Breakfast Historic Inn and restaurant. 22 guest rooms, antiques, some courtyard rooms available. Open May - Dec. Country breakfast included. Restaurant serves  home made, family-style.   Get details 
Dillsboro_Inn_Rates_From_$89Dillsboro Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites  - 65 rooms and suites, kitchenettes available, pet friendly, complimentary full breakfast,  indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, and easy access.
                 Get current rates and specials 
Dillsboro Inn riverfront suites Dillsboro Inn - 7 riverfront suites with bath, cable TV, kitchenette and balconies overlooking the Tuckasegee River. 3 suites offer fireplaces. Complimentary continental breakfast. Rates vary seasonally. Learn more or book online now 
The Chalet Inn  285 Lone Oak Drive, Dillsboro NC
The Olde Towne Inn Bed and Breakfast 
364 Haywood Rd , Dillsboro
Dillsboro NC Campgrounds, RV Parks, Camping
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 Restaurants, Entertainment in or near Dillsboro NC
Dillsboro Smoke House   403 Haywood Rd, Dillsboro, NC
Kostas Family Restaurant     489 E. Haywood Road, Dillsboro NC
Jarrett House Restaurant    100 Haywood Rd, Dillsboro NC
West Carolina Internet Cafe   475 Haywood Road, Dillsboro NC 
Dillsboro NC Shops, Services
Bradley's General Store 52 Front St., Dillsboro NC  828-586-3891
Cheddar Box   Front Street, Dillsboro NC   828-586-4442
Country Traditions   102 Webster Street, Dillsboro NC
Dillsboro Chocolate Factory   28 Church Street, Dillsboro NC
Fabric Loft   Marsh Lily Drive, Dillsboro NC   828-586-5830
The Golden Carp    609 Webster St., Dillsboro, NC
Harrison's Casual Dining and Catering   Marsh Lily Drive    828-586-3118
Kitchen Shop   Front Street, DIllsboro NC    828-586-4182
Nancy Tut's Christmas Shop  488 Haywood Rd., Dillsboro NC   828-586-5391
The Queen's Junque   468 E. Haywood Rd., Dillsboro NC
Ray's Florist   250 Marsh Lily Drive/Dillsboro Court, Dillsboro NC
Shirley's Boutique  124 Front St at Church St, Dillsboro NC   828-586-8031
Smoky Mountain Decor   Haywood Road, Dillsboro NC  828-631-3888
Village Studio   130 Front St, Dillsboro NC   828-586-4060
Whistle Stop Cafe   Front Street, Dillsboro NC  828-631-0088 
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Events in or near Dillsboro NC
3/26         Annual Easter Hat Parade 
6/15         Front Street Arts & Crafts Show
8/19        Summer Arts and Crafts Market
9/14         Youth Arts Festival
10/6         ColorFest
10/31       Halloween Trick or Treat
11/3         WNC Pottery Festival 
11/24       Small Business Saturday

12/7-8      Lights and Luminaries
12/14-15  Lights and Luminaries

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Jackson County Green Energy Park - a variety of events, festivals and educational experiences
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Sports, Outdoor Activities
Kayak on Tuck Tuckaseigee River -   Dillsboro sits on Scotts Creek and the Tuckaseigee River, which runs the length of Jackson County. Fishing is a favorite activity on the Tuck. The river is filled with native and stocked trout and there are numerous spots and secret fishing holes. 
AB's Fly Fishing Guide Service
Tuckasegee River and Delayed Harvest Specialist.  Licensed to Guide Anywhere in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Dillsboro River Company
18 Macktown Road Sylva, NC
Jackson County Green Energy Park 
Tuckaseegee Outfitters
Barkers Creek Crossing, Hwy 74 and 441
Dillsboro NC area Attractions
Monteith Farmstead includes recreational and educational activities Monteith Farmstead  The Town of Dillsboro is creating a new, 16-acre multi-use park with a historical museum, amphitheater, performing arts center, recreation area, public restrooms, walking trails and public parking on the site of the Monteith Farmstead just east of town. The 1908 farmstead home will be restored to become the Appalachian Women's Museum, a cultural heritage tourism site that will honor and recognize generations of Appalachian women for their work both in and out of the home. 
ban gsm railroad.JPG (21154 bytes) Great Smoky Mountains Railroad - With the romance and mystique of an era gone by, guests on board the Great Smoky  Mountains Railroad will enjoy scenic train journeys across fertile valleys, through tunnels and across river gorges in a spectacular region called the Great Smoky Mountains. This section of western North Carolina offers a wide array of ever changing vegetation and fantastic landscapes. 
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Dillsboro NC Galleries, Crafts
Dogwood Crafters Dogwood Crafters has grown from its humble beginning in 1976 to become a showcase of mountain crafter created by 100 or so artisans, all who live within 150 miles of the shop. A cooperative in every sense of the word, Dogwood members operate and govern the shop, including setting policy, promoting and advertising, handling daily operations decorating, cleaning and even gardening. 
Dillsboro_NC_Artist_Maggie_J.jpg (35291 bytes) Maggie J's Jewelry  I am originally from Iowa and now transplanted to the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. I received my BA from Illinois State University, with an emphasis in Jewelry and Metalsmithing. 
the work of Evelyn Ward can be found at Oaks Gallery Oaks Gallery  Showcasing  over 100 of the area's finest artists & craftspeople. Jewelry, pottery, glass, wood, weaving & more.   Pieces to be enjoyed for a lifetime.   Open year round with limited hours Jan-Mar.  
Riverwood Pottery Brant and Karen Barnes, along with daughter Zan, and of course their boss Maddie produce amazing purpose driven art. Producing mostly kitchen and table ware, this trio also produces vases, oil lamps, face jugs, and many more. 
pottery by Travis Berning can be found at Treehouse Pottery Treehouse Pottery  The gallery showcases a wide variety of pottery created by Joe Frank and Travis Berning, as well as work by several other potters, and various regional crafts, including photography and glass work 
The Gallery at Green Energy Park features renewable energy art work The Gallery at the Green Energy Park - Exceptional works by artists using renewable energy in their creation. Gallery exhibitions rotate throughout the season. Show receptions are free and open to the public and feature a lecture or demonstration along with refreshments. Open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturday or by appointment. 100 Green Energy Park Rd.,  Dillsboro NC
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