Local Attractions

Local Attractions

Smokey Mountain Center of Preforming Arts

Located in Franklin, North Carolina, this 1,500 seat state-of-the-art facility presents the finest in performing arts to the surrounding towns. Performances include passion plays, musical productions, professional drama troupes, dance and choral festivals, recitals, and various genres including country, bluegrass, gospel, pop, contemporary Christian, and more. The stunning architecture, technical facilities, and impeccable acoustics provide the highest professional standards for both the audience and the performers.

Caffé Rel

Quaint cafe with chalkboards & a tin ceiling serving sandwiches, pasta & European-inspired entrees.

Fun Factory

Family entertainment park with go-carts, arcade, bowling & mini-golf, plus casual dining options.

Dry Falls

Located near U.S. 64, 3.5 mi. west from Highlands, 16.5 mi. east from Franklin. Paved walkway leads to falls from parking area. Walk underneath the 75 ft. falls.