Maggie Valley: The elk capital of NC

Maggie Valley: The elk capital of NC


This holiday season, step out of your comfort zone. Travel some place you’ve never been. Travel to North Carolina.

North Carolina might not be the first place in your mind that screams holiday cheer, but once you step foot into the elk capital of the world, you’ll certainly get that wintery, holiday feeling.

What to do?

If there’s one thing you must do in Maggie Valley it’s – see the elk. These massive, magnificent creatures were once heavily abundant throughout the United States, but have you ever seen one? Likely not.

If you’re in Maggie Valley during this winter season however, you might finally have your chance.

There are approximately 200 or so elk in this area alone, so the chances of you spotting one are high.

Just remember to be respectful of these amazing creatures and remain at least 150 feet away, otherwise you could end up with federal fines or jail time.


Where to stay?


Finding accommodations in maggie valley nc is easy. There are several clubs, resorts, estates, and lodges available for short or long-term stays.

These places often come with packages and various offers to make your stay in Maggie Valley truly unforgettable.

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Other things to see


In addition to the elk, don’t forget to add these sites/ activities in North Carolina to your list:

·    Visit Soco Falls

·    Drive through Blue Ridge Parkway

·    Hike Purchase Knob

·    See the Wheels Through Time Museum

·    Visit Elevated Mountain Distilling Company

·    Try a Maggie Valley Puzzle Room

·    Shop at Maggie Mountaineer Crafts

·    Ski at the Catalooche Ski place

·    Eat at J Arthur’s

In North Carolina, you can experience your first White Christmas, enjoy some incredible food, and let’s not forget the elk.

You and your family will love this one of a kind holiday experience, and it doesn’t even have to be wrapped in a bow.

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