Details: Falling Waters Adventure Resort
Bryson City, N.C., is 530 miles from Washington. Take I-66 west to I-81 south to I-26 east to I-240 west to I-40 west to US-74 west.
WHERE TO STAY
Falling Waters Adventure Resort
10345 U.S. Hwy. 74 W
Next to the Nantahala River Gorge. Offers eight yurts, each one a circular tent-style structure 16 feet in diameter with an outdoor deck, a skylight, French doors, windows, a ceiling fan, a queen bed, a refrigerator, a stereo-CD player and a coffee maker. Rates from $84.
WHERE TO EAT
Guayabitos Mexican Restaurant
236 Hwy. 19 S
In the Valley Village Shopping Center, with an a la carte menu and dinners starting at $5.
Mountain Perks Espresso Bar & Cafe
9 Depot St.