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Recent Smoky Mountains reviews

  • Spacious home with stunning view

    "Although the home is older and a little musty, it was very spacious and well stocked. The heat worked great, the view was gorgeous, the kitchen was thoroughly used, as well as the fire place. Our family loved that a boat was available, although it was quite chilly in late October for a ride. The internet worked great, as well as the tv and cable. The beds were comfortable and the hot water was plentiful even with 5 people showering back to back. A few notes: No hair dryers, no hangers, and the ice maker seems to leak all over the floor. Other than that, we had a great time. This experience made us want to rent homes for future family getaways."
    Guest: Famof7 Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 30, 2014
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  • Breathtaking Views that can't be missed!

    "If you are considering heading out to Asheville you may want to consider checking out this property. Although it is not located in Asheville, the views are well worth the drive. The drive up to the cabin was a little scary, winding roads that are very steep...so I would not recommend driving at night since it is hard to navigate...That is my personal opinion. The house is beautiful, well kept and has a spectacular deck that overlooks the mountains. The kitchen is spacious, bedrooms are spacious, many bathrooms and access to a laundry room which can be handy. The game room downstairs was perfect for evening entertainment! The only thing we noticed was that you can hear everything in the house (it is a cabin so it is the construction). If you are tip toeing upstairs the bedroom downstairs will hear it loud and clear. Overall an excellent home for an amazing trip! Sunrise and Sunset is something you should not miss! The owners were wonderful at communicating and helping with directions and ideas of things to do. Couldn't ask for a better family vacation, thanks again!"
    Guest: Christina L. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 17, 2015
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  • Wonderful Cabin And Wonderful Hosts

    "I checked out vrbo to find a cabin to avoid having to stay in a cramped hotel room with 2 young children. I wasn't sure what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised as we drove up to this cabin. It's located just far enough out to be secluded, but still so close to town and all the amenities of Asheville. Everything was as advertised and we had the opportunity to meet the owners, who are absolutely wonderful people. We will be back! Thank you so much for making our vacation 5 stars!"
    Guest: Vincent L. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 14, 2015
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  • Lovely home, immaculately clean.

    "Liz was very helpful and followed up on check-in. We enjoyed our stay, the house was perfect for our daughters with separate living and sleeping quarters. The house is private and was stocked with everything you need for a nice time. Our family would stay again."
    Guest: Bryson Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 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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