The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist

 Smoky Mountain Trains

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

Home    Western North Carolina    Asheville    Hendersonville    Other Cities & Towns    Real Estate & Relocation    Outdoor Recreation
Arts & Crafts    Festivals & Events    Attractions    Museums    Day Trips & Itineraries    Kid's Activities    Wineries    Spas   
Golf in the Mountains   

Outdoor Recreation in WNC, from golf to whitewater rafting   Western North Carolina Cities & Towns    Attractions in the Mountains

Asheville NC section of website   Hendersonville NC section of website

Mountain Attractions
By Category
All Attractions
Architectural Masterpieces
Arts & Crafts
Cars, Planes & Trains
Cherokee Indians
Famous Persons
Great For Kids
Markets & Historic Stores
Music, Dance & Theatre
Parks & National Forests
Plants & Animals
Presenting Local History
Rivers, Lakes & Streams
Rocks, Gems & Minerals


Employment Resources
Green Resources
Real Estate & Relocation
Retreat Centers
Senior Resources
Summer Camps

North Carolina

All About Western NC
Day Trips & Itineraries
Festivals & Events

Golf in the Mountains
Outdoor Recreation
WNC Attractions
WNC Cities & Towns
WNC Spas
WNC Wineries

 Mrs. Fields




Smoky Mountain Trains, photo by Scott Dickson

Photo by Scott Dickson  Smoky Mountain Trains is an outstanding train museum with a collection of 7,000 Lionel engines, cars and accessories, impressive operating layout, children’s activity center, and gift & toy shop. The extensive  collection dates back to 1918 and features such classics as the 1934 Blue Comet Passenger set and the more recent Joshua Lionel Cowen Challenger steam locomotives.

Website: Smoky Mountain Trains
Location:  Bryson City, NC
Distance: 1 hour from Asheville
Address: 100 Greenlee Street, Bryson City NC 28713
Telephone: 828-488-5200, 800-872-4681
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 7 days a week.
Fees: Adult and child rates
Nearby: Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Directions: From Asheville take I-40 west. Take  exit # 27 US 74 West toward Waynesville and Sylva.  Take US 74 West to Bryson City. Take the second Bryson City exit # 67,  turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto Main Street and then turn left onto Everett Street. Turn right onto Frye Street and you will see Smoky Mountain Trains straight ahead.


Smoky Mountain Trains


All Content Copyright by Lee James Pantas
All Rights Reserved
Contact The Author        Advertising On This Site