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Lodging Directions and Maps

GPS can sometimes be very spotty in the Smoky Mountains. Below you will find detailed directions to our properties just in case GPS does not work for you.

  • Spectacular Valley Views Cabin

    When coming from Asheville on Highway 74 towards Bryson City take exit 72 for Whittier(Highway 19A) and continue to the stop sign at the end of that road(2.0 mile).  Take a right onto Ela Road(Hwy 19) at the stop sign towards Cherokee.  Drive .9 miles to take a right onto Ocona Blvd.  You will see the sign for "Ocona Lake Estates" on the right at the entrance of the neighborhood.  Once in the neighborhood continue straight at the first fork to drive up Holley Mountain Top Rd.  Continue for approximately .5 mile.  Look for sign "Valley Views" and stay right at the curve to continue on Holley Mountain Top Rd.  Look for sign "Valley Views" on the right at the top of the hill.  Cabin is a tan color with a red roof.  There is parking at the top with a staircase down or take the driveway down to the lower level parking area.  You will need 4 wheel drive if parking on the lower drive with vehicles that are not front wheel drive.  When leaving, get a slow and steady head start to avoid spinning on the gravel.  Maintain a steady and slow speed on any mountain road.

  • The Historic Ol' Gun Range Cabin

    From Asheville
    Interstate 40 West and take Exit 27 US-74 W towards US-19, US-23 towards Cherokee. Continue on US-74 W past Waynesville, Sylva, and Dillsboro. Take Exit 72(Whittier) and drive .3 miles taking the first left onto Depot St. (Post Office on the Corner). Drive across the railroad tracks to the end of the road(800ft) and take a left. Drive .3 miles and take a right onto Old Bryson Rd. Take the first left onto Conley's Creek Rd. Drive 1.6 miles and take a right onto Sam Dills Rd. Continue on Sam Dills Rd .7 miles taking a right at the split. Continue on the gravel road 1 mile through the mini farm to the gate. Continue up the hill to the three way split. Take the middle paved road through the gates. Follow the signs for the Hive Lodge and the Ol' Gun Range cabin.

  • The Hive Lodge

    From Asheville
    Interstate 40 West and take Exit 27 US-74 W towards US-19, US-23 towards Cherokee. Continue on US-74 W past Waynesville, Sylva, and Dillsboro. Take Exit 72(Whittier) and drive .3 miles taking the first left onto Depot St. (Post Office on the Corner). Drive across the railroad tracks to the end of the road(800ft) and take a left. Drive .3 miles and take a right onto Old Bryson Rd. Take the first left onto Conley's Creek Rd. Drive 1.6 miles and take a right onto Sam Dills Rd. Continue on Sam Dills Rd .7 miles taking a right at the split. Continue on the gravel road 1 mile through the mini farm to the gate. Continue up the hill to the three way split. Take the middle paved road through the gates. Follow the signs for the Hive Lodge and the Ol' Gun Range cabin.