• Great Smoky Mountain
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Area Attractions near Best Western Smoky Mountain Inn


A variety of exciting opportunities await you at the Best Western Smoky Mountain Inn, a North Carolina hotel. Our quaint, picturesque downtown has over 100 specialty shops, art galleries and restaurants. Track down incredible finds in fashion, art, jewelry, mountain crafts and more. Outdoor enthusiasts can fish in a mountain stream or explore numerous trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and picnics.


Our challenging golf courses come complete with breathtaking mountain vistas. Go white-water rafting, explore a native gem mine, and attend a seasonal festival. Or simply relax by our pool and enjoy the panoramic view of the Great Smoky Mountains. Should you visit in winter, you'll find some of Western North Carolina's most challenging ski slopes nearby.


Biltmore Estate and Biltmore House

It took six years to build America's Largest Home, Biltmore House from Waynesville, NC Hotel. Biltmore House is filled with priceless treasures and antiques from around the world, including original artwork from masters such as Renoir, tapestries, and sculptures. The enormous Biltmore House Banquet Hall's ceiling is 70-feet high. There are 32 rooms that were designated as guest rooms alone.


With the Blue Ridge Mountains nestled in the backdrop, the 8,000-acre (originally 125,000 acres) Biltmore Estate and Biltmore House are remarkable and popular North Carolina attractions. Tours of the Biltmore House, including the newly refurbished fourth floor and the Biltmore Estate are available daily. The Biltmore Estate and Biltmore House attract nearly a million visitors a year to Asheville, North Carolina.


Paramount’s Carowinds

Located just south of Charlotte, North Carolina, Paramount’s Carowinds straddles the border between the two states.

Paramount’s Carowinds association with Paramount brings Hollywood-themed entertainment to the North Carolina. The Nickelodeon Central zone at Paramount’s Carowinds has family rides and characters from favorite Nickelodeon television shows, such as Dora the Explorer's Azul Adventure, Hey Arnold's Taxi Chase, Rugrats Runaway Reptar, and the Wild Thornberrys River Adventure.


Seasonally, Paramount’s Carowinds offers the Scarowinds Halloween attraction. Live shows with top musical artists and a 16-acre water park, Boomerang Bay (open in the summer only) round out the experience at Paramount’s Carowinds.


North Carolina’s Outer Banks

When visitors want to bask in the sun of North Carolina beaches, explore historical sites such as the Wright Brother Memorial, or look for the Lost Colony of Roanoke, they head to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the place to find the state’s top natural attractions.


The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a line of barrier islands separating mainland North Carolina from the Atlantic Ocean. Covering over 70 miles of the Outer Banks is the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.


Visitors can explore the national seashores, the inlets, the sounds, and the history of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Fly-fish or windsurf, on Pamlico Sound, observe waterfowl at one of the many Wildlife Refuges, take an auto tour, bike ride, go camping or hiking, snorkel or stargaze on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.


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Hotel Features

100% smoke-free hotel

Outdoor Pool

Free Wifi

24 Hour Front Desk

Complimentary Breakfast

Free Parking