What makes Big John the authority on the North Carolina Smokies? Well, he instantly “fell in love with the area” when he visited here. Needless to say, that was a very long time ago. Now he’s proud to be called a local’s local. Join him in this unique series of videos as he shares his favorite spots to relax and have fun… some on-the-beaten-path, and some off.
But the good times don’t stop there. You’ll love our entire library of fun photos and engaging videos as we take you through Maggie Valley, Waynesville, Canton, Clyde, and Lake Junaluska. To learn more about our mountain vistas, outdoor adventure, farm-to-table restaurants, great shopping, and mountains of unique cultural delights, click here for a free visitor’s guide.