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Recent Smoky Mountains reviews

  • Spectacular Views and Location

    "Our second stay at this beautiful Chalet which exceeded our expectations last year and repeated itself again. Distant mountain views and rushing river waters relaxes the soul and mind in this quiet and private setting. Extremely clean, charming mountain décor and well equipped to make one feel at home. The lower level made a great "mancave" for my husband with a big screen TV, game room in rustic furnishing.The Hot tub and fireplace welcomed us home after a day of hard playing one of the many mountain activities conveniently close by. Easy accessed paved roads with driveway/parking perfect for a trailer with our two Harleys. Perfect for motorcycle enthusiasts with endless scenic rides in all directions, including The Tail of the Dragon, Six Gap, Joe Brown. Moonshiner, Wayha and Cherohala Skyway to name a few. Although it was just the two of us, we plan to return with our grown children to share the fantastic fun and beauty this area has to offer!"
    Guest: c c. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 11, 2014
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  • Incredibly Peaceful and Beautiful

    "What an amazing setting! This place is truly away from all the hustle and bustle of every day life. The scenery is just beautiful and the sounds of the rushing creek, the leaves blowing in the wind and the birds chirping is just wonderful. Very relaxing! The home offers everything you could possibly need. The owners are fantastic; very accommodating and so easy to work with. We had an amazing time. I definitely recommend staying here!"
    Guest: Soccer mom Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 27, 2014
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  • Our stay at Sherwood

    "We loved Sherwood cabin! We stayed for the weekend and enjoyed hiking part of the Appalachian trail and the spa but we also spent a lot of time just relaxing in the cabin. The fireplace is perfect for a little extra warmth and adding an even cozier feeling to the place. We brought our own food and cooked and just had a very relaxing weekend. The only thing I would say to caution future visitors is depending on the time of year, the road getting up there is steep and was snow covered when we went (end of February) so be careful."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 3, 2015
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  • beautiful home

    "The house is lovely and the location is good, about 10 minutes from I-26 and shopping. If you're planning to use the single pullout bed in the den, I recommend bringing an air mattress to cover the bed's mattress. It was extremely uncomfortable. I also recommend a sun umbrella for the deck. The sun is powerful at that altitude. We had a few issues on checkin, but the maagement firm was incredibly responsive and took care of them immediately. The house was very well stocked with non-perishibles and the beds were like new. The fire stove was not easy to light and we gave up after being unable to locate dry wood after the rain. We're very sorry the house is going off the market. We'd definitely book it next year."
    Guest: SharonS Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 9, 2014
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Smoky Mountains Travel Tips

The Smokies rise above the South along the North Carolina-Tennessee border and are a sub-range of the Appalachian Mountains. These beautiful peaks are most well-known as the home of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

This area in North Carolina is great for enjoying the outdoors during all seasons. When the temperatures warm up, check out water activities like rafting or river tubing. As the snow falls, enjoy your free time with a little downhill skiing.

The Great Smoky Mountains get their name from the natural fog that hangs over the peaks and creates large plumes in the distance. They’re an awesome place to plan adventurous hikes thanks to the dense forests. You might even catch a glimpse of a black bear!

Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains

- Cherokee Indian Museum: Located in Cherokee, North Carolina, the Cherokee Indian Museum displays a fascinating collection of original artifacts used by this tribe many years ago. A 20-foot, hand-carved statue of Sequoyah, inventor of the Cherokee alphabet, greets visitors to the museum, and inside you will learn all about the history of the Cherokee Native Americans through audio and visual presentations and displays.

- Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts: While in North Carolina visiting the Smoky Mountains, stop by the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts to catch a live show. This theater seats 1,500 people, so there’s plenty of space for both visitors and locals to see a performance. You can hear country, gospel and folk music, see a choral festival or watch a dance performance. It’s a great place to spend an evening after a delicious meal tasting the local fare.

- Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum: For those who love looking at sparkly things or may be interested in the history of the area, a trip to the Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum is a must. Located in a historic 1850s jail in the center of the town of Franklin, the museum features eight rooms filled with minerals from North Carolina, fossils, Indian artifacts, fluorescing minerals and a collection of minerals and specimens from around the globe.

Outdoor Activities in the Smoky Mountains

- Gem Mining: If you’re intrigued by the idea of hunting for buried treasure, gem mining is for you. The Nantahala River Gem Mine gives you the chance to search for a variety of gemstones like rubies, emeralds, amethyst, citrine, peridot, moonstones, rhodolite, apatite, aquamarine, turquoise, ametrine, Mexican opal, sapphires, garnets, topaz, quartz and smoky quartz, chrysoprase and more. Test your luck and skill to see if you can if you find your own beautifully colored treasure.

- Appalachian Trail: The Appalachian Trail is an iconic feat for any avid hiker or explorer and runs straight through the Smoky Mountains on its way from Georgia to Maine. Visitors to the Smoky Mountains area can enjoy numerous hikes to explore the different parts of the trail in both Tennessee and North Carolina; however, be warned that the paths are quite steep but offer spectacular views of the Southern landscape.

- Darnell Farms Corn Maze: For a unique outdoor adventure, try not to get lost in the Darnell Farms Corn Maze. Located near the Tuckaseigee River in Bryson City, the farm creates different patterns with the corn stalks each year where visitors can try to make their way from one end to the other without getting turned around. Put your orienteering skills to work as you enjoy each other’s company, some fresh air and what’s sure to be a hilarious experience.

- Deep Creek Tubing: When the weather turns warm, the best way to cool down is to get in the water. With deep creek tubing, you can rent your own tube for the day and enjoy floating along the water as you relax under the sun and breathe in the Appalachian air.

- Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Appalachian history and culture was born in these mountains, which can be explored on more than 500,000 acres. On the North Carolina side, there are great trails for hiking as well as horseback riding. There are many adventures to be had here as you enjoy the open spaces and breathe the fresh air. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy a delicious meal surrounded by natural beauty. You can also visit the Oconaluftee Visitor Center, which displays exhibits on mountain life in the 1800s. Adjacent to the center is the Mountain Farm Museum, boasting a collection of historic farm buildings you can examine.

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