They say these mountains are 250 million years old. They’ll get no argument from us. Only time could have rounded their contours, carpeted their slopes with ancient hardwoods and their hidden trails with snowy trillium blossoms, and sent their blue peaks rolling away into the distance like a vast, eternal sea. In fact, one translation of the Cherokee word “Cataloochee” is “wave upon wave.” And that’s a translation that gets no argument from us, either.

For more than 75 years, the Great Smoky Mountains have been our home. And people like you have been our guests, often returning again and again to establish their own family vacation traditions and help us preserve the heritage of this very special corner of western North Carolina.

If you’re one of those old friends, we look forward to welcoming you back to Maggie Valley this year. If not, your welcome is waiting. You may be a first-time guest, but we promise, you’ll never be a stranger. We invite you to come and discover for yourself what makes a vacation with us an experience you’ll remember for the rest of your life.

Even if, like the mountains, you live for a long, long time.

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Upcoming Events

FRIDAY, MAY 20: Singer-songwriter Pat McLaughlin is well known to music industry insiders as one of Nashville’s best rhythm guitarists, and he’ll perform with son Jamie McLaughlin. The show is included in the regular dinner price. Dinner at 7, performance at 8:30. Call 828-926 1401 for reservations.

FRIDAY, AUG. 5 and SATURDAY AUG. 6:
Help raise money for brain cancer research at a special gala evening with dinner and a live/silent auction on Friday night, and a 5K Fun Run on Saturday morning. See website for details.

More Live Music Events:
THURSDAY, JULY 7: The Honeycutters
SUNDAY, AUG. 7: Fiddlers Four
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17: The Gibson Brothers
SUNDAY, OCT. 2: Claire Lynch Band

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