The Oak Hill Country Inn Bed and Breakfast and Franklin, North Carolina are nestled in a valley in the midst of the Nantahala National Forest. The Nantahala is the largest of the four national forests in North Carolina with more than half a million acres.

DSC00067-glowIf you are looking for breathtaking scenery, great adventure, golfing, shopping, or a wish to discover more of our legacy – you will find all that and wind up coming back again and again.

The splendor and array of these majestic Blue Ridge mountains provides for a multitude of wonderful activities.

DSC00065-glowHere are some ideas of ways to spend your time during your stay with us: White water rafting, canoeing, or kayaking is available on the Nantahala, Ocoee, and Little Tennessee Rivers.

GSMNP11-glowDry activities include hiking, golf, ATVs, motorcycles, bicycles, horseback riding or a trip on the Great Smoky Mountains Scenic Railway through the Smokey Mountains.

Experience the wonderful Biltmore Estate and Castle, a scenic 45 minute drive from the inn.DSC00089-glow

Visit one of our exceptional museums, a living Native American village, two Indian mounds, or the historical district of Cowee/West’s Mill District.

Gem mining at one of our twelve gem mines – what you find is yours to keep!

DSC00061-glowBass and trout fishing or hunting! Both out-of-state and residential hunting and fishing licenses are available at locations throughout the area.

GSMNP15-glowAdmire the scenery – whether your inclination is to admire the scenery from a car or train window or along a hiking trail – we have more than 16 beautiful water falls, over 200 miles of trails, and wonderful scenic highways and lanes. Be sure to bring your camera for this mountain vacation!GSMNP18-glow

If you want to challenge lady luck and see a floor show, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino is less than 45 minutes away!

This area is a shoppers’ paradise for antiques, local crafts, art, and gifts!