The Swag

2300 Swag Road
Waynesville, NC 28785

Phone: (828) 926-0430
Toll Free: (800) 789-7672
Fax: (828) 926-2036
stay@theswag.com

Driving Distance to Swag

From Hours
Knoxville, TN <2
Charlotte, NC 3
Columbia, SC 3
Atlanta, GA 3.5
Raleigh, NC 5
Cincinnati, OH 5.5

Note: Please use the driving directions listed below as some GPS systems may send you on an obscure 4×4 road in the wrong direction!

From Asheville or Knoxville (via I-40)
  • Take Exit #20 onto US-276 South
  • Go 3 miles and turn right onto Grindstone Rd.
  • Go 1.1 miles and turn right onto Hemphill Rd.
  • Continue up Hemphill, following Swag signs approximately 3 miles.
  • Turn left onto Swag Road and at the gate follow the instructions to announce the name of your reservation and enter.
  • Then continue up The Swag driveway 2.5 miles until you reach The Swag.
From Atlanta
  • Take I-85 North to I-985 North, I-985 will become US-23 North.
  • Continue on US-23 North to Waynesville, take Exit #102B onto US-276 North.
  • Go 1.5 miles and turn left onto US-19 South/US-276 North.
  • Go 2.3 miles and merge right onto Jonathan Creek Rd./US-276 North.
  • Go 2.3 miles and turn left onto Hemphill Rd.
  • Follow Hemphill Rd. to the top of the mountain (approximately 4 miles). You will go over a one lane bridge.
  • Turn left onto Swag Road and at the gate follow the instructions to announce the name of your reservation and enter.
  • Then continue up The Swag driveway 2.2 miles until you reach The Swag.
Airport Transfers

The Swag is located 45 miles from the Asheville Regional Airport, which is serviced by American, Delta, United, and Allegiant Airlines.  We are happy to arrange transportation to/from the airport.  We are also less than a 3-hour drive from the Greenville-Spartanburg International Aiport, the McGhee Tyson Airport (Knoxville, TN), and the Charlotte Douglas International Aiport (Charlotte, NC).