Maggie Valley is not only a stop along the Blue Ridge but a bustling tourist town with plenty of activities for your day in the mountains. Whether you are coming in the colder months to ski at Cataloochee or if you are looking for a quick bite to eat after a trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Maggie Valley might just be the place to stop for you and your family.
Maggie Valley was named after Maggie Mae Setzer, whose father was Jack Setzer who founded the first post office in the area. This town became the a stop on the Blue Ridge Parkway after its founding and of course the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has brought visitors to the area ever since. Maggie Valley has embraced its role in the Smoky Mountains as a tourism town and great, quiet place to stop while you are in the Smokies. Plenty rooms and cabins for lodging and several great attractions make Maggie Valley a destination.
- 607 population
- 3,018’ (average altitude)
- 35°30′52″N 83°4′1″W
- Haywood County