The area has a wealth of natural scenery and outdoor activities: hiking, tubing, paddleboarding, whitewater rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, trout stream and lake fishing, mountain biking, and sightseeing on the Great Smoky Mountains Scenic Railroad. A 1920s mountain farmhouse, the Folkestone offers ten guest rooms, all with private baths with claw foot tubs and showers. Upstairs, the Inn offers private balconies with vistas of the Great Smoky Mountains, while downstairs rooms offer an Old-World charm, with flagstone floors and pressed-tin ceilings. Three-course breakfast with specialties that include lemon souffle pancakes with blueberry compote, and poached egg with sweet potato hash. Wireless internet access.

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