If you searching for things to do in Maggie Valley, look no further. Located on the fringe of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and two national forests, outdoor pursuits like hiking, camping, biking, whitewater rafting and horseback riding are favorites. You can also head over to the Cataloochee Valley area of the park and see the elk, which have been successfully reintroduced into the park.
Below are links to just some of the most popular things to do while visiting Maggie Valley.
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George Vanderbilt created Biltmore as an escape from everyday life. Now, you are invited to explore that escape for yourself. A visit to the 8,000-acre estate in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina provides limitless fun.
|Blue Ridge Parkway
Outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities make the Blue Ridge Parkway one of the most popular units of the National Park System. “America’s Favorite Drive” winds its way 469 miles through mountain meadows and past seemingly endless vistas. Split-rail fences, old farmsteads and historic structures complement spectacular views of distant mountains and neighboring valleys.
|Cataloochee Ski Area
Visit Cataloochee Ski Area this season and experience southern hospitality on the slopes. For generations of snow-loving families, Cataloochee is a winter tradition, and with good reason. Our winter playground is nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains with breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks – riding the chairlift has never been more rewarding.
|Cataloochee Valley Elk
For the nature lovers, a short drive into Cataloochee Valley will be well rewarded with a chance to see the Elk. Reintroduced ten years ago, the elk population has flourished. Best time to catch the elk is earily morning and at sunset.
The ancestral homeland of the Cherokee Indians offers natural beauty, family attractions, outdoor activities and the rich history of the Great Smoky Mountains.In addition to the National Parks and our many outdoor activities, you’ll love our family attractions, including amusement parks, a scenic railroad, gem mines, museums and entertainment.
|Chminey Rock Park
The natural fulfillment of your trip to the North Carolina mountains. Take a deep breath of refreshing mountain air, become invigorated by our hiking trails, and let your cares fade away in the cool mist of Hickory Nut Falls. This is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and spend time with family and friends.
Dollywood’s spectacular Tennessee setting provides the perfect backdrop for a variety of amusement park rides and attractions. Thrilling roller coasters, daring water excursions, family rides and kiddie rides-you’ll find them all at Dollywood-along with one-of-a-kind attractions that let you experience our Smoky Mountain way of life.
|Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Ridge upon ridge of endless forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for the diversity of its 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.
|Great Smoky Mountain Railroad
Our scenic rail excursions takes you from our historic depot through the beautiful countryside of Western North Carolina. Our variety of train excursions and special event trains makes us perfect for making memories with your friends and families!
|Harrah’s Cherokee Casino
Don’t miss the action and excitement at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel! We now feature live table games like Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and more of your favorites! Digital Blackjack and Baccarito are still a hit and we’ve got the latest games and slots right here!
The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre, founded in 1985, is a volunteer-based community theatre showcasing the talents of the people of the region. HART, under the leadership of Executive Director Steven Lloyd, has grown into one of the most active theatres in the Southeast, producing a year-round schedule of plays and musicals from its home,
Over 25 seasons in Western North Carolina, J. Arthur’s invites you to share in our hospitality, warmth, and excellence in food and service. Famous for our gorgonzola cheese salad, slow roasted prime rib, and mouth-watering desserts, J. Arthur’s is “the place to dine” in Maggie Valley.
|Maggie Valley Opry House
3605 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC 28751
The Maggie Valley Oprey House feature traditional Bluegrass and Mountain Music and is the home of banjo ledgend Raymond Fairchild. Open nightly, May through October.
|Nantahala Outdoor Center
With over 40 years experience, NOC has shared the outdoors with millions of guests on whitewater rafting trips and countless other activities from family-friendly trips to action-packed adventures.
The Rudicoaster is Santa’s favorite ride and will be yours too, as you wind up and around this fun-filled ride for the entire family. Small toddlers may ride with an adult. Older children may ride alone or with an adult.
|Tube World Maggie Valley
Ride the crest of the latest wave in outdoor winter fun and Tubing! Tube World now brings this exciting fun-packed family experience to Maggie Valley, North Carolina. With Cataloochee’s famous snowmaking expertise your assured a good time no matter what the weather.
|Wheels Through Time
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.
||Cataloochee Valley Tours
Let our naturalist take you on a guided Eco-tour to one of the best kept secrets in the Great Smoky Mountains — Cataloochee Valley!