Maggie Valley, North Carolina
Maggie Valley and Waynesville NC accommodations featuring hotels, motels, vacation rentals and cabins, Maggie Valley and Waynesville overflow with hospitality. Over a century ago Haywood County became known as the “Gateway to The Smokies”. Folks arrived all summer long to escape the heat of the south and to enjoy a vacation the cool temperatures our high elevations offer. Maggie Valley is one of the highest towns east of the Mississippi at over 3,200 feet, nearly 1,500 feet higher than Gatlinburg, Tennessee, making summertime temperatures in the area 10-15 degrees cooler with average daytime highs being in the 70s to low 80s.
The leaves peak in late October!
The surrounding Great Smoky Mountains are a playground for the vacationer and sportsman alike. Hiking, rafting, and skiing top the favorite activities with The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway and historic Downtown Waynesville are only minutes away.
Ski season is coming soon!
As the leaves finish falling the snow begins to fly. Maggie Valley is home to some of the best skiing, snowboarding and tubing in the Southeast. The winter also offers avid hikers the chance to experience breathtaking vistas with the vail of the leaves no longer in the view. Sit by a crackling fire and enjoy the solitude that only a true winter experience can bring, and yet within easy driving distance of Alabama, Florida and South Carolina.