Fryemont Inn, Bryson City NC - 1 hour from Asheville, 2 hours from Knoxville & Chattanooga & 3 hours from Atlanta

The Fryemont Inn
245 Fryemont Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
800-845-4879
828-488-2159
fryemont@dnet.net

Monica & George Brown IV
and Sue & George Brown
Innkeepers



 

From the Asheville Airport, turn left out of the parking lot to I-26 West. Take I-26 West to I-40 West.

Take I-40 West out of Asheville, North Carolina.

Leave I-40 at exit # 27 (US 74 West), toward Waynesville and Sylva. Be especially careful not to miss this exit because you will not be able to turn around for approximately 20 miles.

Stay on US-74 West until you reach Bryson City. Take the second Bryson City exit, #67, and turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp.

Stay in the far right hand lane. Approximately three tenths of a mile from the exit ramp, make a right turn onto Fryemont Road. This road leads up a hill and directly into the Fryemont Inn parking lot. Approximately 1-1/2 hours.

From East Atlanta

Take I-85 North out of Atlanta, Georgia.

Leave I-85 North at GA-365/I-985, and follow GA-365/I-985 North until it ends at US-441 North near Gainesville, Georgia.

Follow US-441 North to Dillsboro, North Carolina. At Dillsboro, take US-74 West.

Stay on US-74 West until you reach Bryson City. Take the second Bryson City exit, #67, and turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp.

Stay in the far right hand lane. Approximately three tenths of a mile from the exit ramp, make a right turn onto Fryemont Road. This road leads up a hill and directly into the Fryemont Inn parking lot. Approximately 3 hours.

From West Atlanta

Take I-75 north to I-575, which becomes GA-5.

At Blue Ridge, take GA-60 west to Mineral Bluff, and north on Spur-60 to US 64/74 in North Carolina; turn right.

Follow US-64 East to Murphy, North Carolina, then take US-74 East.

Stay on US-74 East through the Nantahala Gorge. This is a two lane highway.

Follow US 74 East out of the Nantahala Gorge. This becomes a four lane highway in a few miles. Stay on US 74 East until you reach the second Bryson City exit, # 67. Turn left at the bottom of the exit ramp.

Stay in the far right hand lane. Approximately three tenths of a mile from the exit ramp, make a right turn onto Fryemont Road. This road leads up a hill and directly into the Fryemont Inn parking lot. Approximately 3 hours.

Take I-75 North out of Chattanooga to Cleveland, Tennessee.

At Cleveland, take US-64 East.

Follow US-64 East to Murphy, North Carolina, then take US 74 East.

Stay on US-74 East through the Nantahala Gorge. This is a two lane highway.

Follow US-74 East out of the Nantahala Gorge. This becomes a four lane highway in a few miles. Stay on US-74 East until you reach the second Bryson City exit, #67. Turn left at the bottom of the exit ramp.

Stay in the far right hand lane. Approximately three tenths of a mile from the exit ramp, make a right turn onto Fryemont Road. This road leads up a hill and directly into the Fryemont Inn parking lot. Approximately 2-1/2 hours.

The Scenic Route

Take I-40 East out of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Take TN-66 to Sevierville.

In Sevierville, take US-441 South.

Take the Gatlinburg Bypass to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Take US-441 South through the Park to Cherokee, North Carolina. 

In Cherokee, take US-19 South to Bryson City.

In Bryson City, turn left at the first traffic light, go one block and turn right. Take an immediate left and follow the signs up the hill to the Inn.

NOTE:  US-441 THROUGH THE PARK IS CLOSED DUE TO A LANDSLIDE UNTIL MID-MAY 2013.  USE THE ALTERNATE ROUTE DESCRIBED BELOW.

This route is all four-lane highway

Take I-40 East out of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Leave I-40 at exit #27 toward Waynesville and Sylva. This is US-74 West (Great Smoky Mountain expressway).

Stay on US-74 West until you reach Bryson City. Take the second Bryson City exit, #67, and turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp.

Stay in the far right hand lane. Approximately three tenths of a mile from the exit ramp, make a right turn onto Fryemont Road. This road leads up a hill and directly into the Fryemont Inn parking lot. Approximately 2 hours.

     

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