Attractions in the Smoky Mountains

When you’re not knee-deep in Smoky Mountain adventures, change gears a bit. Check-out our theaters, museums, music venues, and golf courses.

Cataloochee Ski Area

With 17 slopes and trails, Cataloochee Ski Area offers mountains of fun for everyone, from skiers to snowboarders, from novices to veterans. Beginners can get a feel for things on a couple of smooth, gentle slopes (classes and private lessons are also available), while the more adventurous can head to the ramps, rails and boxes at the Cat Cage Terrain Park. For those with a need for speed, there's plenty of steepness on this mountain. Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, the surrounding views are magical. For ski report, call 828-926-3588 or 800-768-3588. Check out www.kidsskifree.com for a great promotional offer.

ADDRESS:
1080 Ski Lodge Road Maggie Valley NC 28751

PHONE:
(828) 768-3588

TOLL FREE:
(800) 768-0285


Ghost Town in the Sky

Ghost Town in the Sky is one of America's most unique amusement parks and family destinations. It is located in the mountains of Western North Carolina atop Buck Mountain in Maggie Valley, NC. Three zip lines have been added to Phase 1 at the bottom of the mountain, between 190 feet and 480 feet long!

ADDRESS:
16 Fie Top Road Maggie Valley NC 28751

PHONE:
(828) 926-1130

WEBSITE:
www.ghostowninthesky.com


Maggie Valley Opry House

Traditional Bluegrass and Mountain Music featuring renowned banjo picker “The Legendary Raymond Fairchild”. Preserving mountain culture and keeping mountain heritage alive through the music of Appalachia. Open nightly May-October

ADDRESS:
3605 Soco Road Maggie Valley NC 28751

PHONE:
(828) 648-7941

WEBSITE:
www.raymondfairchild.com


Stompin' Grounds

The Stompin' Grounds is the place to be if you want to hear mountain, bluegrass and popular music while watching clogging, exhibition dancers, square dancers and folks just like you having one great time.

ADDRESS:
3116 Soco Road (Route 19) Maggie Valley NC 28751

PHONE:
(828) 926-1288


Wheels Through Time Museum

The Wheels Through Time Museum is home to the world's premier collection of rare American Vintage Motorycles. Located 5 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, in beautiful Maggie Valley, NC, this All-American motorcycle museum houses over 300 of America's rarest and most historic classic motorcycles, with over 24 marques on display, including the likes of Harley-Davidson, Indian, Excelsior, Crocker, Henderson, and much more. Western North Carolina's premier museum and tourism attraction features dozens of motorcycle-related exhibits, ranging from board track racers, hillclimbing, and original paint machines to American Dirt Track racing, choppers and bobbers, and one-of-a-kind motorcycles.

ADDRESS:
Soco Road Maggie Valley NC 28751

PHONE:
(828) 926-6266

WEBSITE:
www.wheelsthroughtime.com


Great Smoky Mountains 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.The Great Smoky Mountains National Park encompasses over one-half million acres, making it one of the largest natural areas in the East. Some of the most popular spots and attractions within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park include: • Cades Cove, an open valley surrounded by tall mountains where an 11-mile loop road • Clingmans Dome, the highest point in the park at 6,643 feet • Newfound Gap, the nearly mile-high spot where Newfound Gap Road crosses the mountain ridge


Haywood Arts Regional Theater

Haywood Arts Regional Theater is one of the most active theatres in the Southeast, producing a year-round schedule of plays and musicals from its home, The Performing Arts Center at the Shelton House. Opened in 1997, and funded by the support of people throughout the community, HART’s home is a stunning facility constructed in the style of the traditional Summer Stock playhouses of the 1920’s.

ADDRESS:
250 Pigeon Street Waynesville NC 28786

PHONE:
(828) 456-6322

WEBSITE:
www.harttheatre.com


Segway Tours of Waynesville

Effortlessly glide through the streets of Waynesville on the world’s most unique mode of transportation, the Segway PT. Our 2 to 2.5 hour tour will take you through downtown Waynesville’s rich history and give you breathtaking views of the surrounding Great Smoky Mountains. Come for the scenery, stay for the adventure!

ADDRESS:
142 Country Club Dr Waynesville NC 28786

PHONE:
(828) 456-6793

WEBSITE:
www.brooksidemountainmistbb.com/segwaytour.htm‎


Smoky Mountain Sk8way & FUN ZONE

Western North Carolina's largest roller skating rink and family entertainment center! Over 20,000 feet of arcade games, climbing walls, slides, an inflatable obstacle course, and a brand new wood roller skating floor. Tons of fun, games and prizes for people of all ages. When you need a break from all the play, you can relax in our cafe with a cool drink and a slice of fresh pizza or a hot pretzel. Visit us online at www.SmokyMountainSk8way.com or www.Facebook.com/SmokyMountainSk8way for session times and rates or for information about our special events like Roller Derby Bouts, Wrestling Matches, Game Show Night, All Night Skates, Live Bands and more. Call to book your party or event with us. Smoky Mountain Sk8way & FUN ZONE already has the entertainment built in!

ADDRESS:
19025 Great Smoky Mountain Expressway Waynesville NC 28786

PHONE:
(828) 246-9124

WEBSITE:
www.SmokyMountainSk8way.com


The Strand at 38 Main

The Strand at 38 Main, a boutique cinema and intimate listening venue located in the heart of beautiful downtown Waynesville, NC. The Strand at 38 Main offers an ever-changing mix of classic films, second run movies, and live music. We offer concession in our lounge area featuring handcrafted soda from Waynesville Soda Jerks, three flavors of organic freshly popped popcorn, coffee, hot chocolate and variety of sweet treats.

ADDRESS:
38 North Main Street Waynesville NC 28786

PHONE:
(828) 283-0079

WEBSITE:
www.38main.com


Colonial Theatre

Home of the Balsam Range Winter Concert Series. Opened in 1932, the Colonial Theatre—located on Park Street in downtown Canton—was the first theatre in the town of Canton built specifically to house a modern motion picture facility and served as a central focus of the town's social life through the 1960s.

ADDRESS:
53 Park Street Canton NC 28716

PHONE:
(828) 235-2760

WEBSITE:
http://www.cantonnc.com/colonial-theatre-and-annex


Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

All Aboard For Rail Adventure! That's an invitation to a delightful journey by train along the colorful countryside of the Western North Carolina mountains. You'll travel along cool rushing rivers, cross over a man-made lake on a high trestle and through lush green valleys and rolling farmlands. Choose from a variety of half-day scenic rail excursions departing from depots in the historic mountain towns of Dillsboro and Bryson City, North Carolina. Climb aboard the Saturday evening Gourmet Dinner Train for a four-course meal elegantly served in the fine tradition of railroad dining. Open year-round. Options: train & rafting packages; gourmet & mystery theatre dining trains; The Little Engine That Could; A Day Out With Thomas; Pumpkin Patch Express; Polar Express.

ADDRESS:
226 Everett Street Bryson City NC 28713

PHONE:
(800) 872-4681

TOLL FREE:
(800) 872-4681

WEBSITE:
www.gsmr.com


Old Pressleys Sapphire Mine

One of the oldest operating mines in western North Carolina. Made famous by the discovery of the 1,445 carat "Star of the Carolinas," the mine contains abundant quantities of Sapphires, and other precious minerals in sufficient quantity to make rock collecting both pleasurable and profitable. A great place for rock hounds. Very rustic. Shaded panning area. Able to dig your own bucket.

ADDRESS:
240 Pressley Mine Road Canton NC 28716

PHONE:
(828) 648-6320

WEBSITE:
www.oldpressleymine.com


Haywood Regional Health & Fitness Center

Indoor track/pool, basketball, raquetball, full-service exercise floor, childrens programs.

Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday: 5:30am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 2:00pm - 7:00pm

ADDRESS:
75 Leroy George Drive Clyde NC 28716

PHONE:
(828) 452-8080


Biltmore Estate

Recapture your sense of wonder at Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina, and begin your getaway from the everyday. Nourish your spirit with the beauty of America's largest home (a 250-room French chateau built by George Vanderbilt in 1895) and the bounty of our magnificent gardens and vineyards. Relax in our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge backyard, then treat yourself to exceptional shopping. Spend a day or extend your escape at our luxurious four-star inn. Now's the time to discover the insights and delights of Biltmore. Just off Interstate 40 at exit 50.

ADDRESS:
1 Approach Road Asheville, N.C NC 28803

PHONE:
(828) 225-1333

TOLL FREE:
(800) 411-3812


Cherokee Indian Reservation

Disconnect from today's fast-paced world and enter another, thousands of years old. Experience Cherokee history and culture brought to life in awe-inspiring ceremonial dance, ancient artifacts, stirring legends, nationally renowned theatrical performances, and traditional Cherokee arts and weaponry by today's Cherokee Master Artists.

ADDRESS:
498 Tsali Blvd. Cherokee NC 28719

PHONE:
(828) 497-7000

TOLL FREE:
(800) 438-1601


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