Smoky Mountains Blog

Folkmoot Festival 2018

Folkmoot Festival 2018If you have planned your Smoky Mountain Getaway for the week of July 19-29 you have come to the mountains at a perfect time! It's Folkmoot time! What is that you ask?  this is how Folkmoot  describe themselves.Many folks know Fo... View the full post »

The Second Annual Hook, Line and Drinker Festival

The second annual Hook, Line and Drinker FestivalOnce you've settled into your vacation rental cabin there are lots of activities to do. One of them is The Hook, Line, and Drinker Festival.  The second annual Hook, Line and Drinker Festival will be held ... View the full post »

The Whole Blooming Thing Festevial

The Whole Blooming ThingSpring in the Smoky Mountains is a glorious time of year.  Spring festivals abound as wildflowers bloom and tree spread their new leaves.  It is a wonderful time to plan your Smoky Mountain Getaway.  If your coming  to your vacation... View the full post »

Cabin Feature: Skinny Dippin`

Cabin Feature: Skinny Dippin` What's better than a vacation the Smoky Mountains? A beautiful, private, lake front vacation home in the Smoky Mountains. Skinny Dippin’ is a lake front home with sleeping accommodations for twelve. There is a larg... View the full post »

Bonfires and Native Stories

Bonfires and Native StoriesAre you looking for some family fun in Cherokee North Carolina?  Imagine setting with the family around a crackling  bonfire while the Oconaluftee river gently flows over rocks beside you.  In front of you is a Cherokee storyteller weaving&... View the full post »

Cabin Feature: Wild Bird View

Cabin Feature: Wild Bird View The trees are starting to green. The wildflowers are in b... View the full post »

Cabin Feature: Cedar Cliff Lake House

Cabin Feature: Cedar Cliff Lake House The Smoky Mountains are calling. Are you ready to answer the call for a Smoky Mountain Getaway?  We have the perfect lake front mountain cabin. It is large enough to accommodate your entire family for that perfec... View the full post »

Greening Up the Mountains Festival

Greening up the Mountains Festival You've been waiting for months for the weather to start warming up. Maybe it's still very cold and snowy where you live and you need a spring break. It's time to take a Smoky Mountain Getaway . Come to the North Caro... View the full post »

Spring Wildflower Hikes

Spring  Wildflower Hikes Spring is just around the corner and it's time to start getting outside again. It's the perfect time to rent a vacation home and take a Smoky Mountain Getaway!There are over 1,600 flowering plants in this region. That is more... View the full post »

Eagle's Nest Properties

Welcome to Eagle's Nest... a one of a kid property located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains.  The grounds contain 3 separate units, each available for rent.   Stay at one of the studio apartments (Eagle's Perch Upper and Lower) or rent the attached m... View the full post »

Spring is n the Air

Spring is in the AirWe are all tired of the cold, the snow, the long dark nights of winter. We've had a few warmer days to tempt us that spring is so close. There is nothing prettier than the southern Appalachian mountains in the spring. Now is the perfect time for you to... View the full post »

Cabin Feature :River of Dreams

Are you looking for a large cabin, that can accommodate up to 12 people, for a family reunion or to get together with friends? Our River of Dreams cabin might be the perfect place for you. Located in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of North Carolina.  ... View the full post »

NC The Craft Brew Capital of the South

NC The Craft Brew Capital of the SouthThe craft brewing industry in North Carolina has been steadily growing  and developing for several years. There are now over 245 breweries in the state. Western NC is no exception to that growth. Asheville  has been rated Best B... View the full post »

Cabin Feature: Balsam View

As John Muir  so eloquently said "The mountains are calling and I must go." The mountains of Jackson County NC are a place to unwind and find yourself in the beautiful smoky mountains. Smoky Mountain Getaways offers  a variety of vacation homes to meet ... View the full post »

Fly Fishing in Jackson County NC

Fly Fishing in Jackson County NC Did you know that Jackson County is now called the NC Trout Capital? We are home to the NC Fly Fishing Trail with 15 wonderful spots to fish for rainbow, brown and brook trout. 92,800 fish are annually stocked in our rivers. T... View the full post »