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Letter from The Swag (March 23)

Dear Friends, As many of you know, we previously decided to delay The Swag’s season opening until May 1. However, it is with a heavy heart that we have decided to further delay The Swag’s season opening. We are now planning to reopen on Sunday, May 17. Our Guest Services Team will be reaching out … Read More

Changes to The Swag’s Opening Date

MARCH 24 UPDATE: Based on developments and in the interest of the health of our guests, staff, and community, we have decided to further delay our opening until Sunday, May 17. A letter explaining our decision can be found here. MARCH 16 UPDATE: Our team at The Swag continues to closely follow the developments around … Read More

The Swag Earns Top Ranking from Condé Nast Traveler

Condé Nast Traveler recently announced their 2019 Top Resorts in the South based on their Readers’ Choice Survey, and we were honored to be named in The Top 20 List as #1. We also ranked #9 on the 2019 Top Resorts in the United States. Thank you to all of our wonderful guests who voted … Read More

Wonderful News: Kevin Lynch is Found

All of us at The Swag are beyond joyful to hear the wonderful news that Kevin has been found alive! We rejoice for the Lynch family and thank God for answering the prayers of thousands hoping for Kevin’s safe return. We wish Kevin and his family all the best in the coming days, weeks, and … Read More

Prayers for Kevin Mark Lynch

As many of you may have already heard, the National Park Service — in coordination with Haywood County Search and Rescue, the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office, and several other organizations — is searching for one of our Swag guests, Kevin Mark Lynch, who was last seen around 3:20 pm on Saturday on the Cataloochee Divide … Read More