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.
If 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.
Here 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.
Dry 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.
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!
Bass and trout fishing or hunting! Both out-of-state and residential hunting and fishing licenses are available at locations throughout the area.
Admire 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!
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!