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    Perfect Selfie Locations

Our Favorite Locations for Selfies around Bryson CIty

Below are a list of the perfect selfie backdrops around the Bryson City NC area and in the Smoky Mountains. Many of these are amongst the Top 10 List so be sure get that pic as you visit them!

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A bright and firey sunrise inspired view from Clingman
What can I say? Clingman's Dome will top most people list for the perfect selfie. Sunrise to Sunset and everything in between will provide one of the most scenic backdrops in the Smoky Mountains.
down at the bottom of the double waterfall of Soco Falls is a perfect selfie location
You will need to walk down into the middle of the falls for this one! There are ropes to guide you down the path to a perfect Smoky Mountains Waterfall Selfie! Check-out directions to Soco Falls on the Waterfalls Area Info Page.
clear mountain and lake waters from a pontoon boat on Fontana Lake in Bryson City NC
Rent a boat, take a drive along Highway 28, or through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park via the Road to Nowhere; whatever you do get out to Fontana Lake and take a selfie!
red caboose in downtown Bryson CIty perfect for a selfie location
This classic selfie location is in the heart of downtown Bryson City NC near the train depot. Be sure to get the perfect selfie and post using #brysoncity and #smokymountainlife
dramatic foggy and steep cliff from the Summit of Waterrock Knob provides one of the best things to do in Bryson City NC
Whether your taking a short hike from the visitor center or a longer hike to the summit; there are multiple selfie locations along the way! This classic Smoky Mountain adventure will take you high above the clouds and is only a short drive from Cherokee NC.Be sure to stop by Soco Falls along the way! Check-out details about Waterrock Knob on the Parks and Hiking Area Info Page.
over four hundred foot drop at Whitewater Falls provides one of the best things to do in Bryson City NC
A great selfie location! Technically outside fo the Smoky Mountains but along our Franklin NC area waterfall tour this is a monster waterfall!Get directions on our Self-Guided Waterfall Tours Page. There are multiple platforms for viewing.
2 groups of guided rafting down Patton
A cool location along the Nantahala River to get a selfie with rafts and kayaks floating right by you! This is a very popular spot near the rafting put in area for the Nantahala River. Just a short drive from Bryson City NC and on the way to Nantahala Cascades along our self-guided waterfall tour.
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Things to Do

There are so many things to do in the Smoky Mountains of Western NC! Its an outdoor adventure paradise. Check out all of our favorite things to do in Bryson City NC and area attractions on our Area Info Page.

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Waterfall Tours

Waterfalls in NC and specifically the North Carolina side of the Smoky Mountains are abundant and many can be accessed with short walks. Check out our guide to many of the local waterfalls in NC on the area info page or take one of our self-guided waterfall tours!

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We have the perfect small family or large group lodging for your next trip to the North Carolina Smoky Mountains! Take a look at our Lodging Page for photos and descriptions of our cabins located near Great Smoky Mountains National Park!