On the Timberidge property there is an easy hiking trail to Dills Creek. Additionally, there are several hiking and biking trails within 30 minutes of Sylva. Also, in nearby Cashiers and Highlands are waterfalls from 75 - 411 feet high.
Western North Carolina is known for its trout fishing streams and rivers. The reowned Tuckaseegee River is only 15 minutes from Timberidge.
Whether exploring the shops of Sylva, Dillsboro, Cherokee, or Waynesville, you'll find plenty to interest you. Afterwards, you have a lot of choces for dining out from fine restaurants to early 1900s inns, to pizza and hamburgers. Because Sylva is a college town (Western Carolina University), you'll even find Mexican and Chinese nearby!
Want a relaxing valley course with great mountain views? Or, would you prefer a challenging, "target golf" mountain course? There are four courses within 20 minutes of Timberidge and a dozen more within a hour drive.
Pontoon and ski boats are available for rent just 20 miles away on Lake Glenville - the highest lake east of the Mississippi! You can also rent a canoe or tube and enjoy an easy float trip down the Tuckaseegee from Dillsboro.
Wheather a peaceful float or a challenging class four rapid, several choices are nearby.
The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad offers day trip excursions from Dillsboro, just 10 minutes from Timberidge. Fall leaf trips and romantic dinner trains are popular choices as well as family oriented trips.
The entrance to this scenic drive along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains is only 5 miles away.
Asheville and Cherokee are just a short drive from Timberige Lodge. Your stay can include a visit to America's largest home, The Biltmore Estate and a trip to Harrah's Cherokee Casino.
Almost every town in western North Carolina has seasonal events with music, crafts, historical exhibits, shopping and food.