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Things to do in Maggie Valley

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Ski Area
“Beautiful setting in the Smokey mountains! Scenic with easy access to Waynesville, Maggie valley and western North Carolina ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great food, fun atmosphere and 100% pure Italian cuisine from this purely Italian family, the Perrone's. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
History Museum
“ What is it?  More than 300 of the country’s rarest motorcycles are housed at the Maggie Valley museum, documenting nearly a century of the bikes’ history and culture. Why go? You need only a passing interest in motorcycles to be enthralled by this collection, which spans the decades and offers insight into America’s automotive history. So, if you are a bike aficionado, you’ll be in hog heaven. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Simply fantastic views even from the parking lot. Family friendly and an easy hike.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“A must stop during your visit for a fantastic breakfast. Get there early to avoid a wait, especially on weekends.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Park
“At the end of Maggie Valley not far off the roadside, this one's pretty easy to get to!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Lodging
“A great place for dinner with amazing views or horseback riding trails. Call ahead for reservations.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Great food and 10-15 minutes away! We've been going there for almost 20 years!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Very good and authentic Mexican food. Since 2005 I've never had a bad meal.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“This place is your standard sports bar. Good place to grab a beer and watch the game. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Kid friendly winter fun! Snow is blown most of the winter so sledding is always ready to go.”
  • 5 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“No frills, just awesome BBQ. This is a great spot, good food, delicious Brisket... Family friendly, not too hard on the budget.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lodging
“breathtaking beautiful views, access to the cataloochee divid trail. reservations required, seasonal, picnic lunches . ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“If your looking for a great cup of "Joe" this is the spot!! The pastries are pretty good too! The owners are super friendly.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“A mountain tradition, Moonshine! Also a great business ran by some really nice folks.”
  • 1 local recommends
Entertainment
“Clogging, square dancing and everything in between, this place has been around for ages!”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Great food, fun atmosphere and 100% pure Italian cuisine from this purely Italian family, the Perrone's. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“A must stop during your visit for a fantastic breakfast. Get there early to avoid a wait, especially on weekends.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Lodging
“A great place for dinner with amazing views or horseback riding trails. Call ahead for reservations.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Great food and 10-15 minutes away! We've been going there for almost 20 years!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Very good and authentic Mexican food. Since 2005 I've never had a bad meal.”
  • 9 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“No frills, just awesome BBQ. This is a great spot, good food, delicious Brisket... Family friendly, not too hard on the budget.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lodging
“breathtaking beautiful views, access to the cataloochee divid trail. reservations required, seasonal, picnic lunches . ”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“They serve down home food at a fair price. Their breakfasts are really outstanding! Besides, it's a lovely ride from Waynesville into Maggie Valley. Open for breakfast and lunch, closes at 2 PM.”
  • 5 locals recommend

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