Good Neighbors of the Calaboose

There's so much fun to have in and around Andrews, NC -- our little town with the big heart!

Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino

Just 14 miles away!

Things to do in Andrews!

The Andrews Art Museum
The Andrews Art Museum is housed on the mezzanine floor of the Cultural Art Center. Check the web-site for the current exhibition.

RidgeRunner Ziplines
RidgeRunner Ziplines is a family owned and operated canopy tour adventure service who is dedicated to providing you primarily a SAFE and FUN experience zipping through the forest from ridge to ridge among the beautiful flora and fauna abundant in the southern Appalachian mountains.

Jimmy's Pick N Grin
Every Saturday Night open from 7:00pm - 11:00pm (unless posted). Bring the family for a fun night of sitting back and enjoying the music or get up and get moving with some good-timing buck-dancing, clogging, two-steppin, line-dancing, or just hear the taps-a-clankin'!!!

Hertitage Park Disc Golf Course
Hertitage Park Disc Golf Course lies in the heart of the Andrews Valley nestled between the Valley River Mountains to the South, and the Snowbird Mountains to the North. The Valley River runs along several of the holes creating a challenging, yet beautiful atmosphere.

Antiques, beads, turned bowls, cabin decor, records and CDs, clothing, shoes, and more await you on Main Street.


The Cozad-Cover House
Have you been looking for that special place to stay on your next vacation? A home that brings back the elegant time from years past? The Cozad-Cover House is what you have been searching for.

Moose Crossing Cabin
Come and enjoy your vacation in the beautiful mountains of NC without having to drive on dirt roads to get to your cabin! Enjoy all the amenities of a mountain cabin and have the convenience of "downtown" just minutes away.

Hawkesdene House
A luxury vacation retreat nestled in a private cove on twenty-six acres, the entire estate is available for your perfect destination wedding, family reunion or special group retreat.

Nantahala River Lodge
Breathe in the fresh air and take in the postcard scenery for a most memorable time at the Nantahala River Lodge. The Lodge is cradled between majestic mountains in the Nantahala National Forest.

Mountain View
Perched on the top of a mountain, this one-bedroom log cabin offers a spectacular view of the big valley that stretches from Andrews to Murphy — a view that's entertaining almost any time of the day.

Cabin on Collett Creek
You'll love this cabin whether you are looking for a weekend getaway, a second honeymoon, a family vacation, spiritual retreat or a place to enjoy your retirement.

The Brye Haus
...has everything you need for a quiet retreat, romantic interlude or fun with family and friends. The chalet sleeps 2-6 people and is fully equipped with all the modern amenities.

Cherokee Mountain Cabins
Dreaming of a romantic getaway in a picture-perfect Smoky Mountain log cabin? That dream comes true at Cherokee Mountain Cabins

Other things to do nearby!

Crane Creek Vineyards
The nearest winery to the Calaboose, Crane Creek Vineyards sits high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, just thirty-five minutes away. Eric Seifarth makes some fantastic wines there! His entire staff is a pleasure to meet.

Valley River Vineyards
A Taste of Southern Appalachia, a family owned and operated farm winery, offering wine tastings, retail sales, and tours by appointment.

John C. Campbell Folk School
You're welcome to explore our beautiful campus during daylight hours in a free and self-directed tour. On most weekdays and several weekends year-round, people like you are learning craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography, and writing in small classes scattered across campus.

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
With the romance and mystique of an era gone by, guests on-board the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad will enjoy scenic train journeys across fertile valleys and through river gorges in a spectacular region near The Great Smoky Mountains.

Nantahala Outdoor Center
Home of the 2013 Freestyle World Kayaking Championships! Since 1972, NOC has shared the outdoors with millions of guests on white water river rafting trips, with all varieties of kayak and canoe instruction, on mountain bikes and around the world with our adventure travel trips.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park
Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park.

Harrah's Casino
Besides the best in gaming, Harrah's boasts some of the best views around. The inviting homeland of the Cherokee Indians is nestled at the edge of the National Park and presents you with some of the most fantastic trout fishing, hiking and sightseeing in America.

Cherohala Skyway
Winding up and over 6,000 foot mountains for 15 miles in North Carolina and descending another 21 miles into the deeply forested backcountry of Tennessee. The road crosses through the Cherokee and Nantahala National Forests thus the name "Chero...hala". The Skyway is well known for its natural beauty and scenic vistas.

Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest
A walk through Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is a journey back in time through a magnificent forest with towering trees as old as 400 years. Some enormous yellow-poplars are over 20 feet in circumference and stand 100 feet tall. The floor is carpeted with a garden of wildflowers, ferns, and moss-covered logs from fallen giants.

Junaluska Memorial and Museum
Located at the burial site of Cherokee Warrior Junaluska, the memorial and museum are dedicated to preserving Cherokee history and culture. Displays include: arrowheads, spearpoints and other artifacts found here in the Cheoah Valley, artwork and crafts by Snowbird Indian community members, and information about this valley and its people.

Museum of the Cherokee
"To preserve and perpetuate the history, culture, and stories of the Cherokee." Located on tribal land in the Great Smoky Mountains, this non-profit organization tells the story of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, whose ancestors lived in these mountains for more than ten thousand years.

Oconaluftee Indian Village
Here in the Oconaluftee Indian Village, the year is 1759. You’ve been taken back two centuries before your birth, and the old Cherokee ways are alive all around you.

Alpacas of Nantahala
We were established in January 2007 with the vision of producing quality alpacas for sale and breeding. We decided, after researching the Alpaca Lifestyle, that we wanted to live that lifestyle less stressful living at our mountain home in Topton, North Carolina. Our farm motto is "Where fleece flows like the river."

North Georgia Cabin Rentals
Vacation experiences that bring you and your friends back for more.

Guided Fishing!
Dale Raxter is a Native American and also a Nantahala Native with years of fishing experinece on Nantahala Lake.

Town Government and Local Organizations

Accommodations in nearby Bryson City

  • Angel Cabins offers affordable cabin rentals in North Carolina located minutes away from North Carolina Smoky Mountains National Park. The cabins have a premium location, are secluded, private and romantic. Our guests say that our NC rental cabins provide great value.

  • Fryemont Inn Not your typical bed and breakfast, the Fryemont is a true country inn. The beautiful bark-covered building was built in 1923 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. From the moment you enter the lobby you will feel transported back in time.

  • The Smoky Mountain Mansion is a 10,000 square foot home perfect for your private retreat. The Mansion can host parties, retreats, and large family reunions or vacations, with a touch of privacy and luxury. We can comfortably house up to 20 overnight guests. Located in the secluded mountains just outside of Robbinsville, North Carolina, the Mansion is the ideal setting to meet, dine, relax, and get to know each other again in luxurious surroundings away from daily distractions.

Real Estate / Developments

Other Attractions in the Region.

Jailhouse Winery LLC dba Calaboose Cellars®
P.O. Box 1818 · Andrews, NC 28901 · Cherokee County
(828) 321-2006