Overview: Skiing in Maggie Valley, North Carolina

Located in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, Maggie Valley is one of the best locations for skiing for beginners and experts alike. That’s great because skiing in Maggie Valley, North Carolina is at the top of the list of Best Winter Activities in the state. The Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley welcomes all ages and all skill levels to its trails. The ski resort offers lessons, equipment rentals, multiple day packages, seasonal passes, snow tubing, snowboarding and skiing trails. Staying at Meadowlark Motel in Maggie Valley positions you perfectly to enjoy skiing at the Cataloochee Ski Area – it’s just moments away.  Let us customize a skiing package for you.

The Cataloochee Ski Area

Take advantage of 18 skiing and snowboard slopes and trails with 100 percent snow coverage at Cataloochee. Of those slopes and trails, 44 percent is beginner level, 39 percent is intermediate level, and 17 percent is advanced or expert level.

Skiing Lessons

The Cataloochee Ski Area says that students learn how to turn, slow down, stop and ride the lifts on their first day of lessons. You would build upon those skills with additional lessons. A day of skiing will typically include the cost of your lift ticket, ski equipment rentals, outer gear rentals (if needed) and instruction by a professional ski instructor.

What to Bring with You

There is a long list of things you’ll want to pack before you head out to the slopes. These include: sunglasses or goggles, sunscreen, lip balm, ski clothing, warm clothing like turtlenecks and long johns, sweaters, a face mask, a head band or hat, and waterproof gloves or mittens. The outer ski wear includes bib overalls and waterproof jackets. If you don’t own this special gear already, you can purchase or rent it at the ski resort or in a shop in Maggie Valley.

Meadowlark Motel, Your Home Away from Home in Maggie Valley

Meadowlark Motel offers much more than the typical motel experience. Located in charming Maggie Valley, North Carolina, our motel features 38 cabins, guest rooms and cottages on beautiful Jonathan Creek, just minutes from the Cataloochee Ski Resort and the Blue Ridge Parkway access at Soco Gap. From our spacious cottages to our complimentary Wi-Fi and continental breakfast, new outdoor pavilion and creek-side, majestic mountain setting, our motel is like a home away from home. Located near Asheville, Cherokee and Waynesville, NC, our motel places the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and Blue Ridge Mountains at your doorstep, ready to explore and enjoy.

Meadowlark Motel is the best location in Maggie Valley and a day trip from all of Western, N.C. Book a stay at our motel in Maggie Valley, NC, for a comfortable, inviting and affordable Great Smoky Mountain ski vacation today.