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Recent Smoky Mountains reviews

  • Perfect Base For Adventure

    "When my family looks for a vacation rental we search for a place with privacy yet proximity to all the activities we wish to take advantage of. For our visit to the Bryson City area we couldn't have been more pleased with our choice of A Dogwood Cove Cabin. Centrally located for paddling the Nanty, swimming in Fontana Lake, tubing Deep Creek and hiking in Great Smoky Mountains NP, it served as the perfect base camp for all our adventures. The owners, Janet and John, could not have been more welcoming and helpful. They are a wealth of information regarding the surrounding area and went out of their way to help us make the most of our visit and to make us feel at home. We look forward to the opportunity of sharing their property with them again in the (hopefully) not-too-distant future."
    Guest: Cliff Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 17, 2014
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  • Comfortable Mountain Retreat

    "What a great venue for a family vacation! It was our first time to visit Cashiers/Highlands area and our location gave us a perfect location from which to explore. We had great weather, enjoyed boating on Lake Glenville, did a little hiking. No shortage of things to do although the mountain roadways will keep you on your toes. The home was lovely, well-equipped, and was everything you would expect from a mountain getaway. The fact that it was dog friendly was also a definite plus for us. Looking forward to more family time there."
    Guest: PC Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 10, 2014
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  • beautiful and secluded

    "The owner was great to work with, very helpful. The property was beautiful. We will definitely stay again!"
    Guest: Karen B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 23, 2014
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  • Breathtaking Views and Beautiful Home!

    "The views from this beautiful home are why we come to the mountains several times a year! They are spectacular from the front and back porch. The home is very clean and has all the amenities you need for a very pleasant stay. Jack had plenty of firewood cut, which was wonderful since it was cold enough for a fire one night! You're truly on top of a mountain at this home, feel secluded, yet still close to Asheville and the Blue Ridge Parkway, if you can tear yourself away from the house! It is so relaxing just to sit on the porch, watch the hummingbirds, and enjoy the beautiful sunsets. The owners, Candice and Jack, were so nice to work with and answered all questions promptly. I also liked how you can back your car right up to the front door to unload and load. Even though there were two more levels to the home, everything we needed was on the main level, which was nice. There's plenty of room to spread out if you're traveling with children and/or another couple. I would definitely recommend this home and would love to stay there again."
    Guest: Mountain Lover Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 8, 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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