DISTINCTIVE BOUTIQUE HOTEL LODGING ON SCHOOLHOUSE HILL OVERLOOKING BRYSON CITY
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Bryson City Welcome Center

Welcome to McKinley Edwards Inn

Upscale Boutique Hotel

CLOSE TO EVERYTHING YET SLIGHTLY OFF THE BEATEN PATH
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Spacious Guest Rooms

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Exotic Garden Areas

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Delicious Breakfast

Located on a hillside overlooking Bryson City, with a view of the Great Smoky Mountains, the McKinley Edwards Inn offers upscale boutique hotel lodging in a historic Bryson City landmark. The Inn offers guests an upgraded continental breakfast in the main house, which has multiple common areas for activities such as watching TV, movies, playing board games or just visiting.

Guest rooms are located in a  three-story building and is separated from the main house by a beautifully-landscaped courtyard with koi pond and fire pit.
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Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park

The GSMNP is the nation's most-visited national park. From spring through summer, the area offers an endless variety of outdoor activities – hiking, tubing, swimming, fishing, waterfalls, whitewater rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding and boating. In the fall, the Smoky Mountains take center stage with the annual display of brilliant autumn colors.

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

The GSMR operates scenic rail excursions through the beautiful countryside of Western North Carolina. With the train depot and parking lot just five minutes away, we're the perfect location for your railway adventure. Themed trips include Moonshine Car, BBQ & Brew, Pumpkin Patch Express, Wine & Dine Events, and the Polar Express.

Virtual Tour

View our rooms and grounds in our virtual tour to see every angle of your stay before booking!