Auto Touring Around Huffman Creek Retreat
The Cherohala Skyway National Scenic Byway
Purpose-engineered for auto touring, when it comes to vistas and mountain-top views, it doesn't get much better than this! Plan to spend a full day exploring, hiking, picnicing, and checking out the wateralls!
8 Miles from Huffman Creek Retreat / 20-Minute Drive
The Tail of the Dragon
Explore the #1 motorcycle and sportscar road in the USA! The Tail of the Dragon at Deal's Gap is home to 318 epic turns in just 11 miles. Nestled between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Cherokee National Forest, the views are just as epic as the ride!
10 Miles from Huffman Creek Retreat / 25-Minute Drive
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Head to the Twentymile Ranger District and indulge in one of the best kept secrets in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Home to a diverse variety animal and plant life, there are trails ranging in length from .5 - 20 miles in length.
31 Miles from Huffman Creek Retreat / 55-Minute Drive
The Appalachian Trail
Begin your hike with a stunning view of Stecoah Gap. On a clear day, enjoy the site of Fontana Lake from a bird's eye view. Hike along the ridge for as long as you would like and consider an evening view of the moonrise at the end of the day. It's an incredible treat!
19 Miles from Huffman Creek Retreat / 40-Minute Drive
Ever wonder what it's like to hike above the clouds? It's time to venture over to the Cherohala Skyway. Explore Hooper Bald, Huckleberry Knob, and other stops along the way as you take in the sites and vistas you've been dreaming of. (Also a great option for auto touring if you don't wish to hike)
7 Miles from Huffman Creek Retreat / 20-Minute Drive