Maggie Valley is a town in Haywood County. The area got its name from Maggie Mae Setzer, her father John “Jack” Sidney Setzer founded the area’s first post office and named it after his daughter.
There is no downtown, the town stretches along the valley on Soco Road/Hwy 19 and Jonathan Creek Road. It is a beautiful town, with views of the mountains. Jonathan Creek Road has farmland and RV campgrounds.
Cataloochee Valley – We were thrilled to see the elk, they grazed their way across the field to the tree line. The historic buildings are a self-guiding auto tour. There are churches, houses, barns and a school.
Cataloochee Ranch & Ski – rental department has over 4,000 sets of ski and snowboard equipment. Skiable 50 acres, elevation is 5400’ at the top. 1080 Ski Lodge Road
Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum houses over 300 of America’s rarest and most historic classic motorcycles. 62 Vintage Lane
Visitor Center – very nice gentleman is very helpful. 1110 Soco Rd
Maggie Mountaineer Crafts – family owned for 64 years they have souvenirs, jams & jellies, fudge, t-shirts, toys, etc. 2394 Soco Rd
Different Drummer Pottery housed in an old log cabin. Porcelain and stoneware in colorful glazes. 2614 Soco Rd
Tls Metal Yard Art – pigs, cows, chickens, etc. 2723 Soco Rd.
Maggie Valley Carpet Golf – Two 18-hole championship courses, family owned since 1963 – 3058 Soco Rd.
Cabbage Rose – Women’s apparel, jewelry, home decor, body and bath products, art, and a Christmas shop. 3388 Soco Rd.
Fantasy Golf and Game Room – 18 holes that features a lighthouse, boat, waterfalls – 3659 Soco Rd.
Maggie Valley Rock Shop – in an old stone building, they offer gem mining, sculpture, jewelry and fossils. 3894 Soco Rd.
Maggie Country Store – shirts, leather goods, yard art and western wear. 4115 Soco Rd.