The Catawba Falls trail will close on May 2, 2022, and remain closed until spring of 2023. The popular Old Fort area trail will be closed for 9-12 months to ensure the safety of the public and construction crews building retaining walls, boardwalks, staircases, and overlooks. Click the "Play" icon to find alternative waterfall and hiking trails.

April 18, 2018, 10:33 a.m.

Plan A Party!


Looking for a small, special event venue? We have ideas! Many of our local lodging properties are well suited for an intimate wedding celebration, while others offer ideal conditions for your next family event or get together.  

Included in this piece are images from the Inn on Mill Creek, Indigo Retreat, the Switzerland Inn, Big Lynn Lodge, the Alpine Inn, Lake James State Park and the McDowell Greenway in Marion.  Belle Nicho Winery and South Creek Winery are two area vineyards with intimate spaces and stunning landscapes!  Around Lake James, you'll find large lake homes available and Hidden Lake Cabins or Spring House Farm and Cottages are two properties with multiple lodging spaces.  Guests will enjoy beautiful common spaces and private lodging without leaving the grounds!

If you need more ideas, call to receive a free visitor guide, maps and more!  888-233-6111