The particular cabin we stayed at was Meadow Fork Cabin, a two-story cabin that can accommodate 8 people.
For dinner, head into the cute town of Waynesville, North Carolina. The local watering hole you'll want to visit is Boojum Brewing Company.
Your first full day in North Carolina as part of this Smoky Mountains itinerary is going to be packed with hidden gems and the highest peak.
You'll be combing two iconic activities in western North Carolina – riding the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and rafting the Nantahala River.
Start with Juney Whank Falls which is closest to the parking lot. There's a gradual climb on this trail but it's a short hike.