Oh Happy Getaways Local Area To Visit

Stunning Views and Attractions to Visit During Your Stay

We are excited to be your guide to the wonderful destinations that surround our properties. Our accommodations provide easy access to various attractions and popular places, from the breathtaking mountains of Maggie Valley to the sunny shores of Kill Devil Hills.

We’ve got something for everyone! Whether you’re in the mood for outdoor adventures or cultural experiences or want to taste the local flavor, our handpicked nearby destinations will make your stay unforgettable. So, why not join us and explore the hidden gems and iconic landmarks surrounding our properties? Trust us; it’s the perfect way to start your next adventure!

Canal Daze in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Wright Brothers Memorial

Visit the Wright Brothers Memorial to experience a glimpse of aviation history. The memorial marks the location where the first powered flight was successfully accomplished in 1903. You can learn more about the Wright brothers’ achievements by exploring exhibits and viewing a replica of their historic aircraft.

Wright brothers memorial

Avalon Fishing Pier

You can have a great day at the Avalon Fishing Pier by casting a line and enjoying some fishing, crabbing, or simply soaking up the sun on the sandy shores of the Outer Banks. With panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, this iconic pier is a popular spot for anglers and beachgoers alike.

avalon fishing pier

Jockey’s Ridge State Park

It is home to the East Coast’s tallest natural sand dune system. Climb these towering dunes and enjoy stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and Roanoke Sound. The park offers activities like hang gliding, exploring diverse ecosystems, or simply having a picnic amidst the windswept landscape.

Rocky Top Escape in Sevierville, Tennessee

Dollywood and Splash Country 

Dollywood is a popular theme park and entertainment complex that was founded by the celebrated country music icon Dolly Parton. If you wish to beat the heat of summer, Splash Country is the perfect destination for you, offering a range of thrilling water slides, lazy rivers, and splash zones.

Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

These bustling towns of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are known for their vibrant attractions, eclectic shops, and delicious dining options. From amusement parks and dinner theaters to unique museums and art galleries, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in these lively mountain towns.

Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Parrot Mountain & Gardens

Parrot Mountain & Gardens is a tropical paradise that offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You’ll be surrounded by colorful birds, lush gardens, and cascading waterfalls that create a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere. Take your time to wander through the sanctuary and admire the exotic parrots, macaws, and cockatoos.

Valley Breeze in Maggie Valley, North Carolina

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a natural wonder that you must visit. The park has various animals, lush green forests, and stunning waterfalls. You can explore the park by hiking for miles, taking scenic drives, and observing the wildlife. Enjoy easy access from our Valley Breeze or Rocky Top Escape homes.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Lake Junaluska

Lake Junaluska offers a peaceful retreat surrounded by breathtaking mountain views. Take a moment to relax and enjoy a quiet stroll along the paths near the lake, cast a line and go fishing from the pier, or take in the calming waters with a peaceful boat ride. There are also a variety of events and activities throughout the year, providing ample opportunity for enjoyment and entertainment.

Lake Junaluska

Blue Ridge Parkway

This is one of the most famous roads in the United States, and is known for its breathtaking views. Access to the Blue Ridge Parkway is only a few miles from our Valley Breeze cottage. Make sure to stop at the overlooks, picnic areas, and hiking trails to fully appreciate the beauty of this scenic highway.

Waterrock Knob – Trail

This is a must-stop along the Blue Ridge Parkway. It’s one of the most popular scenic destination in western North Carolina. You can take in the views from the parking area or get the full experience by hiking a short trail to the summit. Whatever you choose, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience!

Waterrock Knob - Trail

Soco Falls

Soco Falls is a natural wonder located just a few short miles from our cottage. Take a very short hike along the trail to reach this hidden gem, where two cascades converge into a peaceful pool below. Be sure to bring your camera and take in the breathtaking scenery of this secluded oasis.

Cataloochee Ski Area

This is a great place to go if you love winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. They have well-groomed trails that are perfect for all skill levels, and you can take a scenic chairlift ride to see the snowy peaks of the Smoky Mountains. When you’re ready to take a break, you can warm up and relax in the cozy lodge atmosphere. It’s the perfect winter getaway!

Cataloochee Ski Area

Ready to explore the wonders surrounding our vacation rental properties? Book your stay at Oh Happy Getaways today!