In 1948, during the height of the road-trip era, Rocky Waters Motel opened to travelers along that iconic highway to the North Carolina mountains. Today, it’s revitalized and reopened in midcentury mountain style as Route 19 Inn in scenic Maggie Valley, NC.
It’s the perfect place to recharge when exploring nearby attractions in the Great Smoky Mountains. It’s the kind of place Elvis, Ray, Hank, Patsy and Johnny might’ve stayed while on tour back in the day. Whether you pull up in your Harley or your Hudson Hornet, we think it’s the kind of place you’ll want to stay on your next mountain road trip.