Maggie Valley is situated in Haywood County, North Carolina. In 2010 there were just 1,150 permanent residents but this multiplies dramatically throughout the year as tourists are drawn to the area.

There is an impressive array of Maggie Valley attractions that justify anyone visiting the area; you just need to find the right accommodation and you are certain to be rewarded with a memory that’ll last a lifetime.

Here are 5 of the best things to experience in Maggie Valley:

1. The Smokies

The Smoky Mountains are full of forests where you can trek for days without seeing civilization; if you choose. There is an abundance of wildlife including elks, bears and a host of smaller creatures.

Whether you’re thinking about camping under the stars or simply enjoying a sunset through the trees; there is something that will leave you in awe of the power of nature.

2. Cataloochee Ski Resort

In the winter time, between November and March there is plenty of snow in this resort, situated high in the Smoky Mountains.

This is a great spot for beginners or experienced skiers and the friendly locals are certain to make this an experience that you’ll want to repeat.

3. Go Hiking

The Boogerman hiking trail is just 4 miles long and rises 900 feet. This makes it a nice day trip for the entire family; even if you make it a round trip of 7.5 miles.

While you’re doing this you’ll see some of the most magnificent trees in the area and an array of impressive views; as well as a many different wild animals.

4. Wheels Through Time

If you love cars and motorcycles then you’ll be in paradise in this museum. There are in excess of 350 vintage vehicles; all of which are American made.

In fact some of these are only visible in this museum; that’s how rare they are!

This is a museum that continues to grow but the real experience is the fact that you can actually hear some of the engines fire up and appreciate the tones and roars as they gently rev them through their range.

5. Go Line Dancing

If you fancy trying something a little different then a visit to the Maggie Valley Stompin’ Ground could be just the thing for you!

You can experience traditional American dancing, Appalachian, line dancing, clog dancing or even square dancing.

The dance floor is an impressive 😯 feet by 60 feet; there’s plenty of room for everyone! There are set pieces that you can watch and marvel it, with plenty of opportunities for you to try out your best moves.

With live music and friendly regulars you just have to be prepared to give it a go; you’ll be rewarded with an experience of a lifetime.

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a natural experience or some old fashioned fun; Maggie Valley has something that will interest every member of your family. All you need to do is book your trip.

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