Swag Bars

These Swag Bars are some of guests favorites and so easy to make. We include them in our packed lunches to take on hikes or picnics. Ingredients 1 cup of white sugar 2 cups peanut butter 1 8oz. pack chocolate chips 1 cup white Karo syrup 6 cups of scrunched corn flakes Put sugar, syrup and … Read More

Today at 5,000 Feet – Our 32nd Season

It’s been a great opening to our 32nd season! We’ve had a many guests with us this year celebrating birthdays and anniversaries, as families and as couples! We’ve had several families enjoy the entire property as their very own “home in the mountains”, all meals included of course. They’ve gathered here from all of the … Read More

Today At 5,000 Feet – Bird Calls & Bear Cubs

Our 32nd Season The Swag opened on Monday, April 22 for our 32nd season and welcomed guests from Georgia, NC, Ohio and Texas on opening day!  The weather has been a bit on the rainy side with cool temperatures, but that hasn’t kept our guests from enjoying the miles of trails both here and in Great Smoky … Read More

Tommy Little’s 31st Season Poem

Tommy Little and his wife Debbie have been coming to The Swag for many years.  Each year he writes a poem during his stay with us.  Enjoy his tribute below in recognition of our 31st season.  The painting is by Asheville artist, Ann Vasilik.     STILL  SWAGGIN’ AT  THIRTY ONE (A Tribute to The Swag Mountaintop Inn) We come every … Read More

Swag Guests Enjoy “History Hike” On “The Boogerman Trail”

Doug and Kathy Peters, Swag event leaders for our last week in September, led enthusiastic guests Larry and Caroline Thompson from Snellville, Georgia, Chuck and Carol Murray from Elm City, North Carolina, and Dean McCumber from Durham, North Carolina on a unique hike in Cattaloochee Valley on The Boogerman Trail.  The seven and a half … Read More