You can find the Rendezvous Restaurant and Lounge attached to the Maggie Valley Inn and Conference Center located on “The Coolest Corner in the Valley”. The Rendezvous Restaurant and the Inn are American owned and operated. Drop by and enjoy some of the best food in Western North Carolina. Family-style dining. Live music weekly. Poolside […]
Cardinal Inn Boutique Motel – A quaint, yet modern, motel - They say the grass is always greener on the other side, but if you ask us, the grass is pretty green over here. It’s beautiful. Peaceful. Everything we need. Welcome to beautiful Maggie Valley and the newly renovated Cardinal Inn. Your hostesses, Paula and […]
We invite you to visit us at the Gold Award winning Comfort Inn.We are nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, centrally located near many of the areas most popular attractions and only minutes away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway.Enjoy the quiet calm of the day in […]
Welcome to Our Place Inn. We’re a small, family owned and operated hotel, here to serve your family! Please join us up in the beautiful Smoky Mountains for any one of Maggie Valley’s fun-filled events. With our low rates, free reservations, and gorgeous location, it’s no wonder people love to say they stayed at Our […]
Truly the perfect mountain getaway, this wooded retreat is a deluxe two bedroom, two bath log cabin featuring every amenity possible for a relaxing vacation! Centrally located to Asheville, Cherokee, Waynesville, Maggie Valley and Cataloochee Ski, this cabin provides an escape with access to the most popular activities in the Great Smoky Mountains!
Earlier this summer, Visit NC Smokies held a "Selfie in the Smokies" Facebook contest where the winner was invited to write a guest blog for our website. We are happy to announce that the winner of the contest was Kim Gardner of Waynesville! She shared some of the many reasons why she loves Haywood County and why you should come experience it for yourself! We hope you enjoy reading her post as much as we did! Congratulations and great work, Kim!
Start your day bright and early with a visit to see the reintroduced elk of Cataloochee Valley, which are most visible during dawn and dusk. The valley is one the most remote parts of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is rich in mountain history and beauty. The area is laced with abundant wildflowers […]
This Maggie Valley motel located at 236 Soco Road, Maggie Valley NC 28751 offers creek side rooms overlooking Jonathan Creek and reasonable rates on 1-2 bedroom apartments and queen and king rooms [all with porch area, small refrigerator and microwave]. And for the enjoyment and relaxation of ‘The Valley Inn’ guests, under a canopy of trees near the […]
If you’re looking for a unique a unique winter event, we suggest making plans to head to Maggie Valley, NC the weekend of February 27 – March 1, 2015. The inaugural WinterFest Smoky Style will be kicking off with a “Welcome to Haywood” reception for visitors, including about a dozen amateur sled dog owners from […]
If you’ve ever traveled to Maggie Valley on a busy summer day and received a friendly greeting from a woman in a yellow bonnet and long red skirt, then you’ve had the distinct pleasure of meeting Miss Maggie. If you’re not familiar with Miss Maggie, you may have been a little confused by her brightly […]
Haywood County’s 200 Diverse Accommodations Only Minutes from Dozens of Attractions, Activities With more than 900 accommodations located in Maggie Valley, Waynesville, Canton, Clyde, and Lake Junaluska, visitors will have no problem finding the perfect place to stay that meets their needs, wants and budget for a vacation in Western North Carolina. Whether it’s an […]
Escape the Rush, Stress of Holiday Season in Haywood County’s Winter Wonderland Though most of the colorful leaves have fallen here in the mountains of Western North Carolina, there are still plenty of reasons to visit Maggie Valley and Waynesville. While perhaps not as well known as a “winter wonderland,” the variety of affordable things […]
Do you have plans for New Year’s Eve? You do now! Visit the North Carolina Smoky Mountains in Haywood County to ring in 2017. There is something for everyone to enjoy from family-friendly fun to partying the night away with friends. Check us out! Note: space fills up quickly, reservations are recommended. Laurel Ridge Country […]
Ever planned a vacation with your four-legged companion? If not, you should consider it as you may actually be surprised just how many people are traveling with their pets. In fact, a recent study by www.homeaway.com stated that 29.1 million Americans admitted to traveling with their pets in the past three years. It’s a growing […]
The final stretch of winter can seem endless. The novelty of our new Christmas gadgets has worn off and the daylight hours are still stubbornly short. So what now? You need a winter pick-me-up, and we’ve got the solution here in the North Carolina Smokies of Haywood County. Go antiquing and hit an auction, explore […]
Romance is in the air in the North Carolina Smokies of Haywood County, and we’ve got three perfect recipes to help you pull off an unforgettable Valentine’s getaway. Escape to the mountains for a breathtaking couple’s ski trip, wine-and-dine your date with a spa and theater retreat, or cap off a day of outdoor adventure […]
There’s no reason to put outdoor adventure on pause in the winter. Here’s seven good reasons why we love winter hiking, and seven trails to try in the North Carolina Smoky Mountains of Haywood County. As always, make sure you’re prepared before you hit the trail. Check out our companion article — Know Before You […]
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The NC Smokies not only hoast incredible adventures and beauty, but an eclectic line up of incredible music experiences. From fresh mountain bluegrass to some of the areas most progressive, up and coming bands, you'll find tons of reasons to tap your toes in Haywood County. And what better way to experience it than through the eyes of a new local....
The vaulted ceilings and custom finishes in this fully furnished cabin are impeccable. Super comfy 2 bedroom & 2 bath cabin with hickory hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace and an amazing Mountain Laurel stairway. Located in beautiful Dogwood Trails, a small mountain neighborhood with gated entryway, a rushing stream with gazebo and pavilion for […]
I don't know about you, but there are few things I look forward to more than a long weekend. Far too often my weekends turn into a game of catch up where I try to conquer all the tasks I was too busy to attend to during the week. But a long weekend gives you that extra time to accomplish those tasks and still have time to enjoy yourself. And since this upcoming weekend happens to have an extra day attached to it, why not head for the cool, refreshing mountains to enjoy a little extra playtime.
Nestled in the majestic Maggie Valley Country Club, take advantage of the golf courses spectacular landscapes and scenery. Indulge in lunch or dinner at the Club House Pin High Bar & Grille. If you’re in town to ski, then enjoy the Great Smoky Mountain Cataloochee Ski Resort, only 10 mile down the road. If you’re […]
The Blue Ridge Breakaway is an annual cycling event in support of the initiatives of the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber services the towns of Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Lake Junaluska, Canton and Clyde. The Blue Ridge Breakaway is an adrenaline-pumping ride through county lanes, scenic byways and the heart of the Blue Ridge […]
They say the early bird gets the worm…well so do the trout! Purchase a 3-day, $7.00 fishing license to fish in the designated Mountain Heritage Trout Waters in Waynesville and Maggie Valley. This special 3-day license can be purchased online at www.ncwildlife.org or by telephone Monday – Friday, 8-5 at 888-248-6834. Did you forget your fishing […]
Lodging Your lodging choices range from cozy, comfortable rooms in the main Ranch House, to individual cabins that sleep from two to eight people, to the Silverbell Lodge, designed especially for larger gatherings. Whether you opt to spend all your time at the Ranch, or to venture out to explore the nearby towns of Maggie […]
There is something very special about the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Some say its the majestic rolling mountains and their beckoning call to be explored, while others say its the down-home friendly folks who give you the feeling like you’ve known them for years. Or perhaps it is the time-honored traditions that […]
Its no secret that Haywood County is known for offering some of the best farm-fresh food and agri-adventures in North Carolina. With over 700 farms encompassing more than 50,000 acres in Haywood County, you are always guaranteed a wide variety of tasty, bountiful offerings. But what is a farm-fresh foodie to do when the winter […]
Are you heading to Haywood County over the holidays but need a little help figuring out what to do? You’ve come to the right place because we’ve got just what you’re looking for. Whether its traversing one of the Southern most ski areas in the country with the family or warming up with a locally-brewed […]
It is music to any skier or snowboarders ears: Cataloochee Ski Area is now open and ready for it’s 54th winter season. With opening day taking place this past Sunday, November 2nd, several of Cataloochee’s slopes were groomed and ready to welcome the season’s first skiers and snowboarders to some of the best conditions in […]
Tired of the same old restaurant scene on a Friday or Saturday night? Have your taste buds become bored with your current selection of mundane munchies? Does your palate crave a change of something fresh and upbeat? Then I suggest you stop what your doing right now and make plans to attend Buy Haywood’s […]
Can you believe we are officially less than a month away from the 31st Annual Folkmoot USA Festival?! We are getting excited and you should be too! Have you checked out the line-up of countries invited to attend? Taiwan, Turkey, Trinidad, Colombia, Russia, Romania and our own state of Hawaii! It’s going to be another […]
Heading to the NC Smokies this weekend? Good, because we’ve got plenty to keep you occupied during your stay! From majestic hikes and scenic stops on the Blue Ridge Parkway to farm-fresh agri-adventures and some of the most authentic homegrown mountain music you’ll ever tap your toe to. To check out the long list of […]
Are you planning a motor touring trip to Blue Ridge Parkway this summer? Well if you’re not and you love scenic drives and long range views, we suggest you start planning NOW! Regardless of whether you’re planning to cruise the twists and turns of the parkway by motorcycle, car, or even road bike, you are […]
Golf weather has arrived! Crisp spring mornings that give way to warm, sunny afternoons have surely got all you golfers out there googling your next getaway on the greens. In this week’s blog we invite you to explore Haywood County as a premier golf destination so you can stop googling and start planning your next […]
Calling all fresh foodies and epicurious adventurers! Are you looking for a savory getaway that will tempt your taste buds and leave you begging for seconds? For starts, you can kick off spring at Haywood County’s premier seasonal event, the annual Mélange of the Mountains Culinary Weekend, April 10 – 13. An epicurean partnership […]
Go ahead and get your calendar out because it’s time to block off dates for your next adventure to the NC Smokies. And you may want to pencil in a little extra time because there is more to explore in Maggie Valley, Waynesville, Canton, Clyde, and Lake Junaluska than ever before! The brand new 2014 […]
Beginning this summer, Wheels Through Time Museum will be coming to a television near you. On Tuesday, June 18th, the first episode of “What’s In The Barn” starring Dale Walksler will debut at 10:30 p.m. on Velocity TV. “What’s In the Barn” brings the world of America’s rarest motorcycles and autos to your living room, […]
Maggie Valley and Waynesville, NC Sit at the Center of it All. This could be an article about chocolate, we all love chocolate, and we do have great chocolate delights to tantalize your tastebuds. This area is an ideal locale for all of your vacation needs. Many have called us the “Sweet Spot” because there […]
You don’t need to spend an exorbitant amount of money or an entire day just traveling to fulfill that need for speed. Centrally located and easily accessible by car from many locales in the Southeast, Maggie Valley, North Carolina, is home to Cataloochee Ski Area. So don’t delay and miss out on great fun and […]
Six Haywood County Courses Offer Fun Challenges in Colorful Mountain Setting, Scenic Surroundings Home to six amazing courses, Haywood County offers excitement from tee to green on every hole for golfers of all skill levels—all while surrounded by breathtaking views of the mountainous landscape of the Smokies. Whether you’re looking for fun outings with family […]
Thanks to Darren W. Miller of the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority for providing this most helpful information. Foliage.org: What are the local and regional roads or highways that are favorite scenic routes for Fall tourists? Lake Junaluska, surrounded by rolling hills and mountain peaks, is always a good spot to do a bit of […]