The Chalet is located in one of the most naturally beautiful areas of the Eastern United States. The region abounds with activities, sights, culture and shopping. Within easy driving distance are the culture and history of Asheville, the pleasure of The Great Smoky Mountains Railway,the charming village of Dillsboro, and the wondrous beauty of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (the most visited National Park in the U.S.).
Some of the best trout fishing in the Eastern U.S. can be found in this area, and both the State of North Carolina and the Cherokee Indian tribe offer one day or multi-day licenses at reasonable cost. Your family can enjoy white water rafting, hiking, picnicing, swimming, skiing, and the nightlife of the new Harrah's casino in Cherokee or the world-renown mountain music right here in Maggie Valley.
There are numerous golf courses within just a few short miles, and several horseback riding stables. The Blue Ridge Parkway with its incredible scenery and craft shops featuring the work of local artisans is nearby.