Explore the Mountains This Fall

The North Carolina side of the Smoky Mountains offers some of the best hiking and outdoor exploration in the mountains! One of the most common questions we are asked is “where can we find the best hiking near our Smoky Mountain cabins?”. We are the local experts; that’s what we’re here for! Let’s talk about some of the best hikes to experience this fall.

The Blue Ridge Parkway

Raved about by hikers and motorists, the Blue Ridge Parkway is a wonderful place to explore the mountains, no matter the season. If you’re looking for hikes ranging from easy to difficult and various lengths, visit the North Carolina hiking trails website. You will see fall foliage at every turn whether you are in the car or on foot. The North Carolina side of the mountains is beautiful during this time of the year. Be sure to set aside time to explore them properly!

Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Are you looking for waterfalls, log cabins, scenic drives and fall foliage? The North Carolina side of the Smokies is a great place to find all of that and more. Our side of the Smokies is less crowded and just as beautiful! Take a hike or bike through the mountains. Pay a visit to the Oconaluftee Visitor Center and learn about the history and best trails to explore. The Great Smoky Mountain National Park is the most visited park in the system! Come see why!

The Famous Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is a famous trial in which hikers from all over the world hope to accomplish. The trail ranges from Georgia to Maine and cuts through the western North Carolina region. Take a hike on the AT and tell everybody you experienced the trail firsthand! You might even encounter some hikers doing the entire trail! Ask where they are from and what brought them to the Appalachian Trail.

Book a stay

in one of our Smoky Mountain cabins and explore the mountains this fall! The North Carolina side of the Smokies is great, come see for yourself!