• Road Trip and Things To Do in Maggie Valley NC
Road Trip and Things To Do in Maggie Valley NC

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Overview: Road Trip and Things To Do in Maggie Valley NC

Nestled just outside the Great Smoky Mountains on US 19 is the small yet serene town Maggie Valley. This township is a fantastic get away from a busy urban setting that offers a copious amount of outdoor activities, attractions and local shopping. The bonus of its centralized location is that it’s a short drive from the neighboring town of Waynesville and a day trip to Asheville, Cherokee, Pigeon Forge and Sylva. No matter the season you will be guaranteed to experience breathtaking views and adventure!

Day One : Road Trip and Things To Do in Maggie Valley NC

Morning/Afternoon:

  • Breakfast at the Meadowlark Lobby or Carver’s Maggie Valley Restaurant

    Carvers Maggie Valley Family Restaurant

    Carvers Maggie Valley Family Restaurant


    Hours for the Maggie Valley Restaurant are 7:00AM-3:00 PM Monday-Tuesday, Closed Wednesday-Thursday and 7:00AM-4:00PM Friday-Sunday
    Located next to the Meadowlark Motel property is full service breakfast joint. This restaurant has been a local favorite for decades. It is a perfect way to begin your morning with delicious southern home style cooking.

  • Stop by Maggie Valley Skis and Tees
    3463 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751
    This local ski shop has all the gear and appeal needed to prepare for your trip to Cataloochee Ski Area.
  • Hit the slopes at Cataloochee Ski Area
    Cataloochee Ski Area

    Cataloochee Ski Area

    1080 Ski Lodge Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751
    Just a short drive from downtown Maggie Valley and the Meadowlark Motel is the Cataloochee Ski Area. Our friendly Meadowlark staff has discounts and driving directions available for our guests who are adventurous for outdoor winter fun! On site lunch options are available at their café. Note eat light to save room for dinner!
    For information regarding tickets rates, operational hours and events call 828-926-0285

Skiing : Things To Do in Maggie Valley NC

Skiing : Things To Do in Maggie Valley NC

  • or Tube World
    Hwy 19, Maggie Valley NC, 28751 (it is not located in the ski area) Cost: $25 per session
    Skiing isn’t for you? Don’t worry there is plenty of winter fun available in Maggie Valley. Tube World is a perfect way to spend your morning and afternoon. The sessions for this venue last an hour and forty five minutes and run every two hours. A carpet lift is available to quick reruns. Please note there is a 42” minimum height requirement. Ticket pricing and reservations for Tube World are available by calling Cataloochee Ski Area number above. Group rates are available upon request.

Evening:

  • BBQ at the Haywood Smokehouse
    79 Elysinia Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786 Phone: 828-456-7275
    Hours for this restaurant are Tuesday-Thursday 11:00AM–8:00PM, Friday-Saturday 11:00AM-9:00AM and Closed Sunday-Monday
    After your ski adventure fill up on some delicious local barbecue. This restaurant has making a name for itself in Haywood County by becoming a local favorite for good eats. The restaurant specializes in sourcing premium specialty meats. Their menu is known for house-made sausages, sauces, fall-off-the-bone ribs, smoked brisket, smoked pork or turkey breast with classic southern side options. It is sure way to leave an impression during your visit in Maggie Valley. It will have you wanting to come back again and again! Too busy? They have take-out and catering options available.

Day Two : Road Trip and Things To Do in Maggie Valley NC

Morning:

  • Breakfast at the Meadowlark Lobby or Carver’s Maggie Valley Restaurant
    Hours for the Maggie Valley Restaurant is 7:00AM-3:00PM Monday-Tuesday, Closed Wednesday-Thursday and 7:00AM-4:00PM Friday-Sunday
    Located next to the Meadowlark Motel property is full service breakfast joint. This restaurant has been a local favorite for decades. It is a perfect way to begin your morning with delicious southern home style cooking.
  • Tour Elevated Mountain Distilling Company
    3732 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751 Phone 828-734-1084
    Hours for this venue is 10:00AM-7:00PM Monday-Saturday, Closed Sunday
    Elevated Mountain Distilling Company gives visitors an inside look at the operation and process of distilling local spirits. This distillery is open for tours for the winter of 2017. During the tour you guests will also be treated to o a tasting! Morning and early afternoon tours are the best times to see the still in operation. For more info and scheduling a tour call ahead at the phone number above. (note closed toed shoes required)

Afternoon:

  • Lunch at Frankie’s Italian Trattoria
    1037 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751 for Reservations, Phone: 828-926-6216
    Hours for this restaurant is 11:30AM-9:00PM Monday-Thursday, 11:30AM-9:00 PM and Closed Sunday
    After your tour of the Elevated Distillery stop by and enjoy one Maggie Valley’s own Italian restaurant! It is a guaranteed way to enjoy your afternoon in the heart of town.  Frankie’s is known for their lasagna, veal marsala & pizza.
  • Maggie Valley Puzzle Rooms
    567 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751 Phone: 828-558-1511 Hours the attraction are: Closed Monday-Tuesday, Wednesday-Thursday 11:30AM–8:30PM, Friday-Saturday 10:00AM–9:00PM and Sunday 1:00PM–5:30PM
    After lunch head on over to Maggie Valley Puzzle Rooms at an attempt challenge yourself at searching and solving puzzles. Many tourists to the area gives this attraction 5 stars as it is a great way to get the family and friends to work together to solve some very challenging riddles. Each room is uniquely themed and guaranteed to be a fun way to spend your afternoon in Maggie Valley!

Evening:

  • Dinner at BrickHouse Burgers & Pizza
    3914 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751 Phone: 828-944-0909
    Open Tuesday-Saturday 11:00AM-9:00PM
    This restaurant is a local family owned restaurant. Their menu consists of various burger , skillets and pizza options. It’s a perfect way to end your day two trip in Maggie Valley in a relaxing fashion.
  • The Strand on 38 Main

    The Strand on 38 Main

    The Strand on 38 Main


    38 N Main St, Waynesville, NC, 28786 Phone: 828-283-0079
    Showtimes/listing: call or visit 38main.com
    The lounge is open to the public 12:00PM-9:00PM Monday –Thursday, 12:00PM–midnight Friday, 10:30AM-midnight Saturday and noon–9:00PM on Sunday.
    Wind down your fun packed day with a relaxing venue for after five entertainment. The movie theater is a blast to the past in a vintage setting. The Strand is known for hosting various movies, live music and more. Their featured menu includes local ice cream, beer, wine, full coffee bar, and theater snacks.

Maggie Valley/Waynesville Events

January

  • Winter Arts Smoky Style
    JANUARY 13, 2018 4:00P-7:00PM
    Downtown Waynesville galleries will hold winter promotion of the arts in a themed “It’s Chill Out” warm your heart with art.
  • Beer Tasting with the Unknown Brewing Company.
    JANUARY 19, 2018 5:00-7:00PM
    Blue Ridge Beer Hub located at 4 North Main, unit 2, Waynesville, NC 28786 Phone: 929-246-9320
  • Winter Beer Tap Takeover
    JANUARY 26, 2018 11:00-11:00PM
    Blue Ridge Beer Hub located at 4 North Main, unit 2, Waynesville, NC 28786 Phone: 929-246-9320
    This event will have 6-8 local beers on tap.

February

  • Winter Arts Smoky Style
    FEBRUARY 17, 2018 4:00PM-7:00PM
    Downtown Waynesville galleries will hold winter promotion of the arts in a themed “HeART Warming” Warm Your Heart with Art. They host a fundraiser to help the local community for people who need help with heating costs

March

  • Winter Arts Smoky Style
    MARCH 17, 2018 4:00PM-7:00PM
    Downtown Waynesville galleries will hold winter promotion of the arts in a themed “Luck of the Art”.
  • Wheels Through Time Museum
    Will open back up on Thursday APRIL 5, 2018