Maggie Valley Area Attractions

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Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is 469 miles long and runs through 29 counties in North Carolina and Virginia.Push to watch vidio

It is America’s longest linear park and is named after the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are part of the Appalachian Mountain range.
Haywood County boasts 46 scenic miles of some of the most beautiful parts of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Tourists and locals alike enjoy driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway, which offers breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, valleys and countryside.
The Parkway is most popular in the fall, when the leaves begin to turn shades of bright red, orange and yellow.
Tourists and locals alike enjoy driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway, which offers breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, valleys and countryside.
The Parkway is most popular in the fall, when the leaves begin to turn shades of bright red, orange and yellow.

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       Smoky Mountains National Park

Includes 500,000 acres of natural, scenic beauty with over 800 miles of hiking trails, 10 campgrounds, 1,500 plant species, a variety of creeks and waterfalls, and a wealth of history.
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.

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      Wheels Through Time
                               The museum that runs

The Wheels Through Time Museum is home to the world's premier collection of rare American Vintage Motorcycles. 
Located just three miles down the road from our hotel here 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 marquees 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,
hill climbing, and original paint machines to American Dirt Track racing, choppers and bobbers, and one-of-a-kind motorcycles.


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    Cherokee North Carolina
A culture, a people, and a place that's actually a sovereign nation, Cherokee is located right in the heart of Western North Carolina just 18 miles from our hotel.
It's also base camp for hiking in the Great Smokies, arts and crafts shopping, native elk herd viewing, hours of fishing fun, and home to a history that spans millennia.

Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Experience the 11,000-year-old Cherokee story vividly. If your idea of a museum includes dusty displays tended by a boring curator, get ready to rediscover what a museum can be. Inspired by the beauty and ingenuity of the Cherokee people, this is a cultural and historical tour without equal, one fused with interactive video, intriguing displays, and a full sensory experience. Web Page

Oconaluftee Indian Village
US Hwy 441N, Cherokee. Replica of circa-1750 Cherokee Indian Village. Cherokee artisans and craft demonstrations. Web Page

Harrah's Chreeokee Casino

Arrowheads point to good luck, so take thirty minutes and follow them to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. North Carolina’s first casino, Harrah’s promises an electrifying adventure that’s bound to put a smile on your face and, if you’re lucky, a bulge in your wallet.


       Other Great things to see and all here near Maggie Valley
Grandfather Mountain
US 221, two miles north of Linville NC. The highest mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountain range and privately owned. A scenic travel attraction and world-class nature preserve, 800-463-7325.

Slidding Glass Rock Park In one place, "The best of the Mountains." 75 mile views, 404-foot waterfall, 5 hiking trails, 26-story elevator inside the mountain. 25 miles SE of Asheville, N.C. 800-277-9611

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Half-and full-day excursions through the scenic mountain and colorful countryside of Western North Carolina. Gourmet Dining and Mystery Theatre Dinner Trains. Year round service. 1-800-872-4681 or
828-586-8811 ext. ML

Lake Lure/Chimney Rock Area
Setting for movies like Dirty Dancing and The Last of the Mohicans. Warm, friendly towns with breathtaking scenery of Rutherford County. 800-849-5998.

Maggie Valley Club
The course offers a unique challenge for beginners and the most seasoned players. This established, 6500-yard course is surrounded by centennial trees and includes 30 acres of fairways leading to large bent grass greens. The front Valley Nine allows players to warm up before tackling the significantly more challenging Mountain Nine, which features an elevation rise of 800 feet and panoramas of the valley and beyond, and highlights some of Western North Carolina's most spectacular scenery. The area's temperate climate and the course's native foliage, perennial gardens and creek-fed ponds make for fantastic year-round golf. Please call (828) 926-6013 for tee times.

Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts
.Hwy 276, Waynesville. Extensive collection of 19th century handicrafts housed in historic century-old Shelton House. 828-452-1551

North Carolina Arboretum
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville. 426-acre arboretum located in Bent Creek Experimental Forest illustrating WNC's unique bio-diversity. Acres of gardens, hiking and mountain bike trails. Visitors Center, gallery exhibits and educational programs. 828-665-2492.

Pisgah National Forest
Waterfalls, wonderful hiking and camping opportunities, the Cradle of Forestry historic site, the Shining Rock and Middle Prong Wilderness areas, and much more. Pisgah Ranger District Office and Visitor Center, Hwy 276 near Brevard. 828-877-3265

Santa's Land Theme Park and Zoo
Ride the Rudicoaster, Ferris Wheel, Paddle Boats, Santa's Express and more! See the magic show and baby bear feedings. 828-497-9191 Hwy. 19N. Cherokee NC.

Smoky Mountain Trains
100 Greenlee Street, Bryson City. 7,000 piece Lionel collection, huge operating layout, children's activity center, and gift/toy shop. Hours vary seasonally, 866-914-5200.

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