The area around Mountain Top offers a wide range of things to do.  Everything from tranquil hot air balloon flights to invigorating zip line tours through the tree tops

Outdoor Adventures

National Parks

  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park - The Greak Smoky Mountains 520,000 acres are protected under a national park status, preserving its woodland mountain treasures for all the generations to come - more
  • Blue Ridge Parkway - more
  • The Nantahala National Forest and the Pisgah National Forest
  • Nature center - THe WNC Nature Center is a living museum of plants and animals native to the sourthern Applalachian region. Located in Ashville - more

Nearby Appalachian Towns

  • Historic downtown Waynesville - Shopping and eating, only 11 miles away - more
  • Maggie Valley - The northeastern region of the national park reaches directly into Haywood County's northwestern corner above Maggie Valley - more
  • Cherokee - The headquarters for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Cherokee is also a main entrance to the Great Smoky National Park - more
  • Ashville - Our closest city (about 45 minutes drive from MTE). Ashville has a friendly atmosphere, wealth of your-round outdoor activities, rich history, and lively local arts and music scene - more
  • Dillsboro - Downtown Dillsboro is lined with quaint shops and restaurants - more


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Local Caterers

Absolutely Yummy Catering -

Kaninis -

Wicked Smoke BBQ -

EZ Cater -



Art and History

  • Art Galleries - more
  • Local historically preserved sites - more
  • Biltmore House - more