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Take Your Girls Trip to Maggie Valley


A group of girls gathered, embracing each other in front of a setting sun in an outdoor scene

How to plan the perfect girls’ trip to Maggie Valley, North Carolina.

Ready to embark on an unforgettable girls’ trip with your besties? Get away to Maggie Valley, North Carolina! Hidden in the heart of the North Carolina Smoky Mountains, our charming mountain town has everything you need and more. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, spa treatments, or a night out on the town, we’ve got you covered. All you need to do is grab your besties, pack your bags, and get ready for a memorable trip to Maggie Valley!

Set the Scene for Your Girls’ Trip

The first step to planning the ultimate girls’ trip is setting the scene to the beat of your crew! Are you and your girls vintage and thrifty? Stay in one of our themed inns! Cute and chic? Try one of our more boutique bed & breakfasts. Outdoorsy? Get granola in one of our cozy mountain cabins, or heck, pitch a tent at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park campgrounds and call it home base! However you choose to lodge, we have the perfect fit for you and your gals.

Engage in Some Retail Therapy

Fun fact, shopping until you drop is a great way to lift your mood … or at least that’s what we tell ourselves here in Maggie Valley! With all of the cutest boutiques, clothiers, and handmade goods, how could you (or we) resist? Check out some of our top picks for the girlies, like Simply Soco, Momma T’s Mountain Made, and Barn Tin Boutique.

Get the Full Girls’ Trip Treatment

You can’t call it a girls’ trip without a little rejuvenation, and we have just the place. Book a spa day at the Maggie Valley Wellness Center, a relaxation experience you’ll never forget. Their offerings include a variety of nourishing skin care, day spa combination, ayurveda, and yoga and meditation packages. We especially recommend the ayurveda, the ancient and oldest approach to health and healing utilized in holistic wellness treatments.

Sip On the Good Life

Have a thirst for adventure? Venture through Maggie Valley’s beverage scene, featuring the freshest brews. Head on over to BearWaters Brewery – Creek Side to tap into a cold one, B&C Winery for a wine tasting, or the Maggie Valley Club & Resort for a tasty cocktail. Looking to fuel up for the rest of the day? Try a brew straight from the bean at Sippers in the Valley or Organic Beans Coffee Company, our local coffee shops.

Dine Fine

Ready to munch on some brunch, lunch, or dinner? Celebrate some much-needed bonding time over a delicious meal from one of Maggie Valley’s restaurants. Try breakfast at Joey’s Pancake House, or lunch and dinner at some of our local favorites like Valley Tavern, Frankie’s Italian Trattoria, Pin High Bar & Grille, and Pop’s Butts on the Creek.

Soak Up Some Sun

You better werk – up a sweat! You’re in the North Carolina Smoky Mountains, the perfect opportunity to soak in some fresh mountain air and vitamin D. Try picnicking at one of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s overlooks, or simply cruising through it at sunset while letting the wind blow through your hair. Go hunting for breathtaking views on our popular trails, like Soco Falls and Waterrock Knob.

The opportunities are as endless as your imagination is, and if your run out of that, our friendly locals are sure to have ideas in their back pockets too! However you decide to enjoy your trip with the girls, don’t forget to share it and tag @VisitNCSmokies and #HayNow for a chance to be featured in our upcoming marketing materials.

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