Where to Stay

WHERE TO STAY

There’s a wide range of lodging in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Many bed and breakfasts in a variety of locales take you back to a time when life was simpler and less rushed. Mountain cabins provide all the comforts of home in the authentic Great Smoky Mountain tradition. Several national hotels meet the demands of just about any traveler. Luxurious high end lodging in the Smoky Mountains with spas and golfing redefines the concept of a rustic mountain getaway. Search the detailed informational links below to find the property that best matches your lodging requirements.

Originally constructed in 1902, Andon-Reid Bed and Breakfast Inn is now designated as a Waynesville historic property. Tripadvisor recognized this in 2015, rating the Andon-Reid Inn a USA Top 25 B&B. During your stay you will enjoy a delicious complimentary cooked breakfast made from scratch each morning. You will have access to our free wireless internet anywhere in the bed and breakfast, including your room, the comfy guest lounge, outside on the wraparound porch, or even down on the patio by our cozy fire pit. We provide concierge services, guest printing, a large well-equipped games room, gym equipment and cable TV for your convenience and enjoyment.
92 Daisy Avenue Waynesville, NC 28785 (828) 452-3089 www.andonreidinn.com Get Directions
Balsam Mountain Inn, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is one of the South's grand old inns. Built at the turn of the century, this lovingly restored romantic inn features a casual elegance that's lured travelers to the North Carolina Mountains for decades. Visitors find 50 comfortable, spacious guestrooms and suites, each with its own unique decor. Peace and quiet is guaranteed as rooms come without phones or televisions. The inn's amenities include: Seven Springs restaurant, a 2,000-volume library, two meeting rooms, card/puzzle room, sitting parlor, hiking trails, gift shop and two 100-foot porches, perfect for rocking and relaxing.
68 Seven Springs Drive Balsam, NC 28707 (828) 456-9498 www.balsammountaininn.net Get Directions
  • Beautifully decorated one bedroom, one bath suites (all non-smoking)
  • Sofa beds in each suite
  • Breakfast included each morning
  • Personal kitchen areas with sinks, mini-fridges, small dining tables
  • Personal screened-in porches
  • High speed wireless Internet access
  • Flat screen televisions with Direct TV
  • Handicapped suite available
  • Large swimming pool (scheduled to open in June)
  • Outdoor gas grills
  • Fire pit for evening fun
  • Secluded enough for relaxation, yet close to historic downtown Franklin
109 Holly Springs Village Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-0991 catcreeklodge.com Get Directions
Cataloochee Ranch, located a mile high above Maggie Valley at an elevation of 5,000 feet, offers a 1,000 acre ranch bording the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. A full service resort with meals, tennis, horseback riding, fishing, swimming, etc. Since 1939 the Cataloochee family has been sharing their Southern warmth and hospitality with their guests. Family style cooking, daily hayrides, cookouts, bonfires, volleyball, horseshoes, croquet, entertainment and a 20-foot heated swim spa. The lodge features 6 units, accommodating 25 people, 12 cabins accommodating 2 to 8 people, 4 romance cabins, & the Main Ranch House with 6 sleep rooms. Each with private baths, fireplaces, furnishings featuring handmade quilts, primitive or classic antiques, and porches with rocking chairs to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding mountains.
119 Ranch Drive Maggie Valley, NC 28751 (828) 926-1401 www.cataloocheeranch.com Get Directions
One of the most unique and spectacular mountaintop hideaways in America, located just a few miles outside of the village of Highlands, NC on hundreds of acres. At the highest point on Fire Mountain, at an elevation of over 4,000', sits a secluded mountaintop retreat composed of a sophisticated contemporary inn, the private and intimate Treehouses of the Inn and our luxury mountaintop cabins, all having exquisite long-range mountain views. Fire Mountain is a secluded mountaintop retreat with springs, streams, ponds, waterfalls and hiking trails ... truly a wonderful retreat from the outside world.
700 Happy Hill Road Highlands, NC 28775 (828) 526-4446 www.firemt.com Get Directions
The Franklin Terrace, built as a school in 1887, is listed in The National Register of Historic Places. The Terrace is a lovely two-story bed & breakfast inn that offers nostalgic charm and comfortable accomodations. It's wide porches and large guest rooms filled with period antiques will carry you to a time gone by when Southern hospitality was at its best. The Terrace offers a casual shopping experience where you can browse through the antiques, crafts, and gifts for sale on the main floor. However, you will also be in walking distance of Franklin's famous gem shops, clothing boutiques, and fine restaurants.
159 Harrison Ave Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-7907 www.franklin-terrace.com Get Directions
The Historic Fryemont Inn has 37 chestnut paneled rooms and an excellent full service dining room and bar. From mid-April through November, a big country breakfast and delicious 4-course dinner are included in the room rates. The dining room is also open to the public for both dinner and breakfast, and is a favorite of tourists and locals alike. In addition, the Fryemont Inn has one two-bedroom cabin (our pet-friendly accommodation) and 8 fireplace suites that are adjacent to the Historic Lodge. The cabin and fireplace suites are open all year. The enormous stone fireplaces and gleaming hardwood floors lend an atmosphere of casual elegance and rustic beauty to this beautiful Historic Inn. The swimming pool, nestled in a grove of poplar and dogwoods is open June through September, weather permitting. The Fryemont Inn is a unquie vantage point from which to explore the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of Western North Carolina. Situated on a mountain shelf over looking the quiet village of Bryson City and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Inn offers you secluded comfort and excellent dining in a relaxing atmosphere that has been carefully preserved for 88 years.
245 Fryemont Street Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-2159 www.fryemontinn.com Get Directions
Located on a hillside overlooking Bryson City with a view of the Smokies, the McKinley Edwards Inn offers upscale boutique hotel lodging in an historic Bryson City landmark. Our accommodations offer eclectic, ‘shabby chic’ decor with king or queen beds, private baths, some having Jacuzzi tubs, private decks, porches, air conditioning, and high speed wireless Internet access. A two-bedroom, one bath cabin is also offered!
208 Arlington Avenue Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-9626 mckinleyedwardsinn.com Get Directions
The Oak Hill Country Inn Bed and Breakfast in Franklin, North Carolina invites you to experience the joys of living in a more gracious time. Whether your stay is for pleasure or business, the Oak Hill Country Inn Bed and Breakfast will meet your needs, indulge your wants, and create delightful memories.
1689 Old Murphy Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 349-9194 www.oakhillcountryinn.com Get Directions
  • Historic, remodeled inn
  • 7 bedrooms, each with its own private bath
  • Handicap access
  • Air conditioned
  • Flat screen televisions
  • Wireless internet
  • Large remodeled kitchen – breakfast served each morning
  • Scenic mountain views
  • Large porch with rocking chairs
  • Original ivy covered bell tower located on property
  • Peaceful, restful, yet has all of today’s updated amenities
  • Perfect venue for weddings, special events, parties, corporate functions
  • This property is on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior, Cowee-West’s Mill Historical District
531 Snow Hill Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 349-9009 www.snowhillfranklinnc.com Get Directions
An unspoiled, hidden vacation oasis tucked away in the southern Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. This rustic, yet elegant mountain retreat rests among 100 acres of undisturbed mountaintop in Graham County, North Carolina, just eleven miles from the town of Robbinsville. Built during the years 1939 thru 1941, the historic lodge is constructed of native stone in shades of warm gray to molten yellow and many varieties of native hardwoods including chestnut, butternut, wild cherry, and basswood. Each of the spacious guestrooms in the Main Lodge is paneled in a different hardwood while the library and lobby are constructed mainly of wormy chestnut and American chestnut. A massive stone fireplace and a large picture window with a spectacular view of the Snowbird Mountains are the focal points in the library.
4633 Santeetlah Rd Robbinsville, NC 28771 (828) 479-3433 www.snowbirdlodge.com Get Directions
Walk a few feet and escape into the grandeur of our National Park. With fourteen unique accommodations boasting wood-burning fireplaces, steam showers, saunas, private balconies and three gourmet meals you'll find our ritzy rustic hideaway at 5,000 feet.
2300 Swag Road Waynesville, NC 28785 (828) 926-0430 theswag.com Get Directions
​Where your one-of-a-kind getaway awaits! ​Nestled on 325 beautiful acres at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains, Andy's offers it's guests a tranquil respite with three different types of lodging, recreation for all ages, a slew of accommodation options, and SO much more!
115 Andy's Trout Farm Road Otto, NC 28763 (706) 746-2550 www.andystroutfarm.com Get Directions

7 recently built log homes nestled in Cowee Valley 10 miles north of Franklin, NC. All of our upscale 4, 5, and 6 bedroom vacation rental homes are kid and pet friendly. We require a 2 night minimum most of the year. There is a 3 night minimum during the month of October and Christmas/New Year's holidays. A 1 week minimum is required for the Thanksgiving holiday. Floor plans and billing arrangements for each of our vacation homes are available on our website at www.batescabins.com. Most major credit cards accepted.

129 Mac's Mtn Retreat Ln Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 342-7764 www.batescabins.com Get Directions

Big Bear Log Cabins are located on a quiet mountainside in Franklin, North Carolina. They are less than a mile from town and make a perfect base location for all area attractions. They sleep 4 comfortably and feature rustic log furniture, washers and dryers, central air, TV's and wireless internet.

3590 Georgia Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 349-0099 www.bigbearfranklin.com Get Directions
Boyd Mountain Log Cabins are authentic log cabins nestled in a private beautifully landscaped 140 acre cove, overlooking large fishing ponds, the Great Smoky Mountains and a Christmas tree farm. The 7 cabins have been moved to the site, restored and completely furnished with modern conveniences. Each cabin has central heat and air conditioning, full kitchen including dishwasher, washer and dryer, fireplace, phone, wireless internet access, cable TV, DVD,VCR, deck and covered porches with rocking chairs, grill and picnic table. Enjoy spacious surroundings with 3 stocked fishing ponds, swimming hole, trout stream, , volleyball, basketball, paved jogging, walking and bicycles paths. 2 3 and 4 bedroom cabins accommodate 2-10. Enjoy a Honeymoon, Family Reunion or just a getaway weekend in every season. Kids Ski Free and Stay Free on Sundays through Thursday during the Ski season at Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley. Choose N Cut your own Christmas tree on our property from mid November until Christmas selecting from acres of Fraser Fir Christmas Trees. Recommended day trips include the Cataloochee Valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Ghost Town in the Sky amusement park, Biltmore Estate in Asheville, and the Great Smoky Mountain Railway excursions. We are located at I-40, Exit 20 ...just two miles from Maggie Valley and 6 miles from downtown Waynesville. Open Every Season. Easy to get to....hard to forget.
445 Boyd Farm Rd Waynesville, NC 28785 (828) 926-1575 www.boydmountain.com Get Directions
Cullasaja Gorge area, land of waterfalls, secluded mountain creek view. Relax, have fun, make memories.
120 Little Falls Road Highlands, NC 28741 (828) 524-4811 www.buckwood.com Get Directions
Truly, Buffalo roam on this private 72 acre little piece of heaven tucked away in the mountains,featured #4 on the top 7 most unique places to stay in NC! Buffalo farm with meat available. If you are looking for a quiet “get away from it all” retreat, this is it! Enjoy long hikes on the property, fishing within walking distance from the log cabin on The Pigeon River or take a trip into town to do some shopping or antiquing. Children will love the short hike through the woods to the play area, The BC Corral! This custom designed area has everything from swings, zip line, slides, teeter toter, cargo nets, rock wall & even a horse shoe pit for the adults! The kids will love it here!
372 Bison Run Road Clyde, NC 28721 (828) 550-0960 buffalocreekvacationsnc.com Get Directions
Carolina MountainTop Homes, your home away from home - a place to enjoy the splendor of quiet, relaxing peace. Two bedroom, two bath modern homes on a 32 acre mountain estate with spectacular views, high speed internet, porch swing, fireplace, king size beds and nearby hiking trails and ruby mines. Children and pets welcome, nightly rentals available.
144 Deer Crossing Road Franklin, NC 28734 (800) 820-1210 www.cmthomes.com Get Directions
Vacation homes for large families and groups, or small cottages at economy prices. Fully equipped kitchens, Charcoal grills, AC, Satellite TV, Washer/Dryer. Fireplaces available. Nantahala River rafting, gemstone mining or horseback riding available in combination with the lodging. Convenient to all attractions.
12121 Hwy 19 W Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-6345 www.carolinaoutfitters.com Get Directions
Country Cabins in Maggie Valley offers an escape to an authentic log cabin for a peaceful mountain retreat. Choose a modern log cabin or step back in time with a 160+year old Appalachian log home. Nestled in the trees, our cabins provide modern comfort with genuine mountain elegance, offering a rustic ambiance. The cabins are situated on the perimeter of 2 1/2 acres with two streams. Decks are open toa beautiful lawn with an enclosed hot tub. Great for romantic get-away or family fun-packed vacation. Honeymoon Cabin Available. Cabins have fireplaces, full kitchens, AC/heaat, cable TV, covered porches with swings and rockers. Conveniently located near many attractions, shopping and dining and only a short drive off the main highway with year round access.
171 Bradley St Maggie Valley, NC 28751 (828) 926-0612 www.countrycabinsmv.com Get Directions
We are located in Maggie Valley, North Carolina in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains! Our original goal as we began our vacation rental business was to provide beautiful, well-equipped cabins in the woods and on a creek or waterfall where people could come and unwind, relax, explore, and create lasting memories, and 17 years later, we remain committed to providing our guests with exceptional cabins matched with exceptional customer service.
------------- Maggie Valley, NC 28751 (828) 926-5259 creeknwoods.com Get Directions
Located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cherokee Indian Reservation, all the Great Smoky Mountain Log Cabins are within minutes of the local Cherokee NC attractions and within an hours drive of most of the other western NC attractions. All our rentals are equipped with full kitchens, living rooms, full baths, color cable TV, air conditioning and heat, fireplaces, grills, picnic tables, and porches with rocking chairs. Prices start at $89 a night.
Multiple Locations Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-6182 www.gsmcabins.com
Convenient to Cherokee and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Non-smoking, Motorcycle Access, Fully Equipped Kitchens, Air Conditioning, Satellite TV, Cabins that are Pet Friendly and Cabins with No Pets Allowed, Gas and Wood Burning Fireplaces. Outdoor Hot Tubs, Fire Pits, Wireless Internet Access, Pool Tables, Foosball Tables, Indoor Jetted Bath Tubs
1181 Main Street Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-4630 www.gscrnc.com Get Directions
Located just a few miles from the Nantahala River, Greystone House is very close to all the areas events and activities. Greystone is available for our fly fishing customers looking for a nice place to unwind! The house is nestled on sixteen acres of private woodland with its own small private steam. Shabby chic farmhouse decor in a comfortable place of rest. Greystone is fully furnished and has genuine hickory wood flooring throughout the house, Wifi, telephone, washer and dryer, Directv, and a movie collection. The master bedroom has its own bathroom. The guest room has a queen sized bed with a private bathroom. The children's room has two twin beds and a book and toy collection. Perfect for families with young children. The living room has a wood burning fireplace and leather recliners. The back patio is covered with a gas grill. We provide complementary coffee and tea.
Near the Nantahala River Topton, NC 28781 (800) 468-7238
Mountain Brook Lodge and Cottages has thirteen historic and luxury one and two bedroom cottages in a delightful village setting. Open year round, all cottages have fully outfitted eat in kitchens, large covered porches, wood burning fireplaces (firewood provided), separate heat and air conditioning, grills (charcoal provided), linens/towels/housekeeping service, parking by the door, coffee roasted locally just for you in the cottage, guest privileges (no extra charge) at the nearby Franklin Health and Fitness Center (indoor pool/workout gym/whirlpool tub), Fido and kid friendly, flat access to the highway, parking by your door. Each cottage has an up to date binder of local events and attractions, by area. Three two bedroom luxury cottages have California king beds, double jacuzzi, and sauna, with the other amenities. 36 beautiful mountain acres with two streams, pond, hiking trails, and picnic tables for your use. Delightful historic farmhouse common area with woodburning fireplace and smore fixings, game tables/games, large flatscreen TV with DirectTV service, secure high speed wireless internet, free long distance call service, and a full kitchen with coffee/tea/hot chocolate always on.

Fido friendly, parking by the cottage (and parking available near the cottage for family and friends), year round asphalt-paved access to most cottages, friends and family welcome to come back to gather, eat and stroll. No extra charge for college students coming back and staying with parents, or for kids on air mattresses (we provide). 36 spectacular wooded mountain acres with two streams, a pond, hiking trails and picnic tables for gues enjoyment. Coffee is roasted locally for us each week, our own blend, and available for you in your cottage and common area. A binder of nearby attractions is provided, organized by area - we are very close to an endless array of Smoky Mountain attractions - Western Carolina University, Smoky Mountain National Park, Nantahala National Forest and Outdoor Center, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, spectacular waterfalls, rafting and ziplines, the gem mining capital of the world and all things rockhounding, restaurants, craft breweries, artisan foods, pottery and arts, handmade soaps, music and independent bookstores, coffee shops, the delightful historic communities of Dillsboro, Sylva, Franklin, Highlands, Bryson City, Cherokee, Cashiers and Waynesville, an easy less than an hour drive for a day spent in Asheville and Biltmore. Our guests come for two nights - see how much there is to do and see, and stay a week - and still run out of time. We are your tranquil jumping-off point to everywhere, and your tranquil spot for returning in the evening.

Wood burning fireplaces (firewood provided, no extra charge), fully outfitted eat in kitchens, grills and picnic tables (charcoal provided), roomy bathrooms with plenty of fluffy towels, soap, and toilet paper provided, large covered porches with swings and rockers, linens and housekeeping service (including linens/pillows for hideabeds and air mattresses), with ALL bedding, including mattress and pillow covers, changed with each guest, comfortable full beds in each bedroom (coming April 2015 - king or twin beds in each bedroom, made up for guest prior to arrival), cozy baseboard heat, air conditioning and window and paddle fans, coffee roasted locally (our own blend) each week in your cottage and in the common area, and a lovely common area in the historic Farmhouse with DirectTV, secure wireless internet, phone, coffee/tea/hot chocolate always on, wood burning fireplace and smore fixings, and game tables/games (guests get a key for 24/7 access). TV/DVD units available to take back to the cottages for movies. All guests have privileges at the nearby Franklin Health and Fitness Center (indoor pool/workout gym/whirlpool tub/smoothie bar). Three luxury cottages have California king beds, double jacuzzi by the fireplace (and separate tub/shower or shower in the large bathroom), and two have saunas. Flat access to the highway for year round access; asphalt paved access to most cottages, and parking by the door. Also coming April 2015 - one handicapped accessible two bedroom Fido friendly cottage, with direct accessible access to the Farmhouse common area.
208 Mountain Brook Rd (Highway 441 south between Sylva and Franklin) Franklin, NC (828) 586-4329 www.mountainbrook.com Get Directions
Cozy mountain retreat centrally located to Highlands, Franklin, Cashiers. Close to waterfalls & outdoor activities.
735 Hidden Trail Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 369-2366 www.myerssnuggery.com Get Directions
Enjoy your romantic getaway / mountain adventure in a cabin nestled in the beautiful Nantahala Gorge. Nantahala Cabins offers new cabin rentals in North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains in the Nantahala Gorge, Bryson City. Our property faces the Great Smoky Mountains and is near the Nantahala River and Tsali. Our fully equipped cabins have all the conveniences; full kitchens, full baths, ac/heat, satellite TV, wireless internet, linens provided. Some cabins have hot tubes, fireplaces and great views. Enjoy the region’s best hiking, rafting, mountain biking, zip line, boating, and many other activities. We are located near whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River, horseback riding through the Great Smoky Mountains, mountain biking at Tsali Recreation Area, fly fishing, boating, the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Cherokee Indian Reservation, and many more attractions. Let us plan your mountain getaway in North Carolina’s Great Smoky Mountains.
580 Nantahala Cabins Lane Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-1622 www.nantahalacabins.com Get Directions
Comfortable cabins located on-site at Nantahala Outdoor Center. Enjoy immediate access to paddling, biking and hiking as well as NOC's riverside restaurants.
13077 Hwy 19 West Bryson City, NC 28713 (800) 232-7238 www.noc.com Get Directions
Rivendell offers 3 vacation rental cabins on separate parcels of land. They are secluded from one another and not in a cluster. They are located only 5 miles from the very heart of Franklin. Each cabin is fully furnished so you only need bring your clothes and foods. Some have hot tubs, indoor fireplaces, outdoor fireplaces. The views from each cabin are extraordinary. Each has comfortable seating on covered porches to sit and enjoy your personal view of the Great Smoky Mountain ranges. The largest Rivendell cabin, has an access ramp. We make every effort to keep the places allergy free. We also accept credit cards for your convenience. There is plenty of property here for you to wander and search out wild flowers, fruit in season, or just to enjoy the refreshing mountain air. The roadway is seldom traveled so you are welcome to walk the roads or make your own pathway.

The name Rivendell comes from Tolkien and The Hobbitt or Lord of the Rings books. In the books he says, "That house was a perfect house, whether you like food or sleep or story telling or singing, or just sitting and thinking, or a pleasant mixture of them all. Merely to be there was a cure for weariness, fear and sadness." That about sums it up for what we have created here at Rivendell for your time out pleasure. We include board games and books and stereo, and too much more to mention. We love when you return and tell us how much your vacation meant to you and your family while you were here.

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536 Henderson Rd Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 349-6087 www.RivendellCabins.com Get Directions
When you cross over this small bridge your life will change. You are welcomed to a comfortable, serene vacation cottage nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina. The central location makes it easy to reach activities such as gem mining, trout fishing, golfing, swimming, white water rafting and tubing. Area attractions are also just a short distance away and include Smoky Mountain National Park, The Biltmore House, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee Indian Reservation, and Harrah's Casino.

The cottages come completely furnished with linens, cooking utensils, dishes and flatware. They are equipped with electric range, air conditioning, microwave, refrigerator, electric heat and satellite television.

A/c in ALL of the units. Cottages are available in one, two and four bedrooms and are nestled in Cowee Valley, 1.5 miles from the famous ruby mines.

On the grounds you will find a running stream, picnic area, Bar-B-Que grill and play area along with the fire pit area that is just right for those roasted marshmallows, starry evenings and scary stories. There is plenty of room for children to play and your family pet to enjoy.
130 Sleepy Hollow Lane Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-4311 sleepyhollowmountaincabins.com
At Smoky Mountain Cabins, our Vacation Rentals are all located just outside the park, centered near Bryson City NC, Robbinsville to the west and Cherokee to the east. From your cabin you can be minutes from hiking or seeing the waterfalls at Deep Creek, motoring the twisties on the Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap, trout fishing or fly fishing just out your front door, riding the train on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad or seeing the history of the original owners of these mountains, the Cherokee Indians.
160 Everett Street Bryson City, NC 28713 (800) 995-8558 smcabins.com Get Directions
Located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, the Nantahala River and its surrounding environs offer visitors a plethora of activities from which to choose. With over 70 units to choose from, Watershed Cabins are located throughout the area (many of which are just minutes from the NOC, Fontana Lake, or the Tsali biking trails). From white water rafting and mountain biking, to exploring local antique and craft stores, your time here will be filled with excitement (if you ever manage to leave your cabin.) Whether its standing in front of a 20 foot front window of your cabin enjoying the panoramic view of the mountains while sipping your morning coffee, or, napping on a leather sofa with our Bose� stereo system humming in the background, we know your stay in the great outdoors will be anything but "roughing it." That's because every single unit has a hot tub and many also have outdoor fireplaces, pool tables, or other great amenities.
162 Everett Street Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-3688 www.watershedcabins.com Get Directions
Adventure Trail is not just a campground. Adventure Trail is an experience that combines the fun of living and playing outdoors with the various activities that make a vacation memorable. From the moment you enter the campground, you know you've discovered "the best in family camping." You'll enjoy days of fresh air and never ending activity on 20 acres of natural beauty in Western North Carolina. You'll find all your favorite recreations at Adventure Trail; swimming, shuffleboard, horseshoes, basketball, volleyball or just relax and enjoy the conversation on our famous loafing porch. For the younger family members, Adventure Trail presents a myriad of fun filled choices. Whether it's a romp through our large playground, a swim in the pool or a morning at Back Yard Bible School, there's an adventure for every hour of a child's day. Nights at Adventure Trail? Before you settle down for a good night's sleep, you'll probably want to gather on our porch for the free nightly movie. Afterwards, get together around the outdoor fireplace on our porch, get to know fellow campers or relax and plan another day in the Smoky Mountains.
273 Adventure Trail Cherokee, NC 28789 (828) 497-3651 www.atcampground.com Get Directions
Country Woods RV Park has 72 spacious RV pull thru wooded sites on 13 acres with full hookups, electricity, cable tv, laundry, clean bathouse, mountain view and walking paths. Open April 1 thru November 30
60 Country Woods Dr Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-4339 www.countrywoodsrvpark.com Get Directions
Cullasaja River RV Park offers 90 Full hook-up sites along the beautiful Cullasaja River just outside the town of Franklin. Arrival at Noon and departure at Noon. We now offer Wifi.
6269 Highlands Rd Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-2559 www.campnc.com Get Directions
Deep Creek flows out of the Great Smokies National Park and by our campground. We rent light-weight vinyl tubes for $6 (all day rental). Tubes are available at a discount to registered campers and groups. Life jackets are available for children. Our camp store also sells creek shoes and other tubing accessories and souvenirs.We have twenty-one rental cabins, from modern campground cabins to hand-hewn log cabins, plus a large house for small groups. cabinsondeepcreek.com; More than 40 campsites, from creekside tent camping to pop-ups, travel trailers, RVs and mobile homes.Gem Mining: Pan for rubies, sapphires, quartz, topaz, emeralds and other colorful gems at the Deep Creek Tube Center Mining Company.
1090 West Deep Creek Rd Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-6055 deepcreekcamping.com Get Directions
Park and Walk to Everything! 10 spacious, wooded, full hook-up sites in the Heart of Downtown Franklin! Walk to shopping, restaurants, "Pickin on the Square", festivals, entertainment, Little Tennessee River, fishing hiking, banks and grocery. ENJOY YOUR SUMMER! Explore Franklin and surrounding areas. Gather 'round the community campfire'. Game room. CAMP IN THE WOODS IN THE MIDDLE OF TOWN!
160 Heritage Hollow Drive Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 332-2385 www.downtownrv.com Get Directions
20/30/50 AMP, full-hooks, streams, bath house, shaded sites, cable TV, Internet access, no tents.
230 Old Addington Bridge Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 349-6200 www.franklinrvpark.com Get Directions
GLAMPING = CAMPING + LUXURY ACCOMMODATIONS When you come to stay at Carolina River Ranch you will get the best of both worlds – quiet, dark, star-filled nights out in nature and organic coffee each morning, a hot tub, and a plush bed! Welcome to the best glamping in America – enjoy all our North Carolina mountains have to offer and come home to new comfy kind of campground. Located near Franklin, NC, Carolina River Ranch is a glamping getaway for those who want to experience the wild beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains with the comforts of a modern resort. We offer luxury camping, many on-site amenities, and world class activities for family camping trips, business and wellness retreats, and spectacularly scenic weddings.
435 Sam McClure Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 349-6052 carolinariverranch.com
Holly Cove RV Resort is located in a quiet cove only a half mile off 441/74, between Dillsboro and Cherokee. We are open from May 1st to November 1 for seasonal or long-term campers, and have a few year-round sites available. We offer 50 shaded oversized sites with 30 and 50 amp electric, sewer, water and satellite TV. Our sites can also accommodate your double slide-outs.
341 Holly Cove Road Whittier, NC 28789 (828) 631-0692 www.hollycovervresort.com
Mi Mountain Campground in Franklin, NC is a family oriented campground, with Full Hook-ups, Large Level Shady Sites, pull thru sites,rustic cabin rentals & Tent Sites. We also have a clean bath houses, a pavilion, a playground, horseshoes, cornhole, LP Gas and readily available are Ice, Firewood & Cable T.V. Family-oriented. Daily, Weekly & Seasonal rates. Open all year round.
151 Mi Mountain Rd Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-6155 www.mimountaincampground.com Get Directions
Moonshine Creek Campground offers cool,secluded camping on rushing mountain stream at an elevation of 3500 feet. RV sites, tents, and cabins all on creek just 5 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Heated clean bathhouses, Campstore, Wi Fi, and full rentals. Located in the Smoky Mountains, close to Cherokee, Maggie Valley, Waynesville and near Asheville. Motorcycles welcome.
2486 Dark Ridge Road Sylva, NC 28779 (828) 586-6666 www.moonshinecreek.com Get Directions
The Murphy KOA is your peaceful retreat in the Heart of the Smoky Mountains located one mile from Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino. We offer furnished Deluxe Cabins, shaded full hook up RV sites with Cable TV and Wi-Fi internet, tent camping and RV storage. Take short trips to world class white water rafting, scenic rides on the Cherahola Skyway and Tail of the Dragon, train rides through the Nantahala Forest, and visit many local antique shops and restaurants. Or stay at our Award Winning Campground relaxing by the campfire on the peaceful Valley River. Swimming, Pool, Tubing and Fishing, Pet Play Area, Playground, Gameroom, Pavilion, Riverfront.
117 Happy Valley Rd Marble, NC 28905 (828) 837-6223 koa.com/camp/murphy Get Directions
Old Corundum Millsite Campground is a beautiful RV Park and Campground located on the Cullasaja River in Franklin, North Carolina. Old Corundum is close to some of the best attractions in Western North Carolina. Golf, gem mining, white water rafting, fishing, hiking, and the Smoky Mountain National Park are all just a short drive. Most sites are shaded and almost half of our sites are located on or close to the River. Come visit Old Corundum Millsite Campground.
80 Nickajack Rd Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-4663 www.ocmcampground.com Get Directions
4 miles west of Franklin of Rt. 64 - 66 Sites, 53 30 AMP Full Hook-Up, 2 Larger Plus 50 AMP Sites Full Hook-Up and 11 Electric and Water - 2 Full service Log Cabins. WIFI and 4 Satellite TV Stations - Paved Park Roads. Facilities - Rec. Room, Laundry, Spotless Bath Houses, Playground, Basketball, Shuffle Board, Campfire Rings, Picnic Tables and some Planned Activities, Pet Friendly Park. Tenters to 45' RV's and Groups welcome.
River Vista Mountain Village is nestled in a valley surrounded by the Foothills of the Appalachians. Outdoor pool, Indoor Pool/Spa. Playground with B-ball hoops, swing set and more. Our Mountain Village Center is a large community building with a stage, 2 kitchens, double sided fireplace and will seat 250 people. A majestic waterfall can be seen to the east of the resort pouring down the side of one of our beautiful mountains. Fish galore are swimming around the fountain in our catch and release pond. 5 W rated by Woodalls, River Vista is the RV resort to be rivaled by none in the Foothills of the Appalachians.

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960 Hwy 246 (GPS Location) 20 River Vista Dr. Dillard, GA 30537 (706) 746-2722 www.rvmountainvillage.com Get Directions
Secluded, flat and shaded sites. Located in a serene valley. Surrounded by gem mining, fishing, river adventures and local attractions. We have a pond, swimming pool and gem mining just a few short steps away...ten minutes for the center of Franklin. Air-conditioned private cabins, linens and towels for cabins, internet, full hook-ups for campers, laundry, hot showers, firewood, volleyball/badminton net, snacks & ice available.
140 Terrace Ridge Drive Franklin, NC 28734 (585) 750-6684 rosecreekcampground.com Get Directions
Year Round RV Village catering to the Adult Camper Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains close to the Georgia border, near Lake Chatuge, Nantahala National Forest of NC, Chattahoochee National Forest of GA and the Great Smoky Mountains. We cater to the RV Travelers as well as those individuals looking for a place to put their Park Models as a vacation get away or for a year round cottage. The park like village hidden under a canopy of trees has a game room, park, near golf courses, water activities, hiking, casinos, winding roads for driving, folk art, antiques and other shopping nearby.
42 Sundowner Circle Hayesville, NC 28904 (828) 389-3241 www.sundownerrvvillage.net Get Directions
Beautiful mountain views, wi-fi, power, water, sewer. Call or email.
145 River Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 349-1600 www.whistlestopmall.com Get Directions
Camp store, laundry, showers, full hook-ups, cabins, swimming, children welcome. 200 sites.
317 Galamore Bridge Rd Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-9151 www.jellystone-cherokee.com Get Directions
Come and experience fine southern hospitality at Baymont Inn -Cherokee! Our friendly staff lays out a delicious Continental Breakfast every morning. Our rooms are clean and comfy and come with such amenities as a microwave and refrigerator, pillow-top mattresses, coffeemaker, iron/board, wireless high-speed Internet access and lots more. Located near the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Acquoni Road, just a mile from downtown and minutes away from Harrah's Casino. Shuttle service is available to the casino.
1455 Acquoni Road Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-2102 www.baymontinns.com/hotel/17875 Get Directions
Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS River Escape Inn and Suites, the ultimate family destination nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. Relax and get away from it all while experiencing breathtaking views of the beautiful Tuckasegee River, and watch as rafters make their way down the river from any of our riverside rooms. All guests can enjoy the river from our main riverside deck as well. Here at the River Escape, we are 100% non-smoking. All of our rooms come standard with microwaves, mini-fridges, HBO, in room coffee, hairdryers, iron and ironing board, and complimentary high speed internet access (WI-FI and hard-wired). We also offer several amenities that would appeal to any traveler. These include our indoor heated pool and spa, fitness center, business center with available printer and internet access, and a riverside BBQ grill area. Enjoy a selection of eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, waffles, muffins, cereal, fruits, juices, etc. with our included hot breakfast. Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Golf, and many vacation packages available.
248 WBI Drive Dillsboro, NC 28725 (828) 586-6060 www.bwriverescape.com Get Directions
Panoramic views of the Smoky Mountains, from the Best Western Smoky Mountain Inn, located 5 miles NE of the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance. All rooms have a microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and refrigerator. Non-smoking and handicap accessible rooms are available. Every guest is invited to enjoy the delux complimentary continental breakfast.
130 Shiloh Trail, Hwy 74, Exit 98 Waynesville, NC 28786 (828) 456-4402 www.bwsmokymountaininn.com
Completely renovated and beautifully decorated accommodations in the center of Cashiers. Rooms feature original artwork from locally renowned artists. All rooms have air conditioning, refrigerators, coffee makers, phones, cable TV, hair dryers, iron/ironing board. Free High Speed Wireless Internet. Coin laundry facilities on premises open to all guests. Complimentary discounts at various shops and restaurants at the complex. Food delivery from complex restaurants to your room.
7 Slab Town Road Cashiers, NC 28717 (828) 743-7706 www.cashiersvillageinn.com Get Directions
The Colonial of Franklin is located just 2 miles south of downtown on four acres of lawn with mountain views, picnic area, swimming pool. We have 30 nice clean rooms for you to choose from. Wireless Internet available in the office and all rooms. Our rooms are available on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. (depending on Availability - Rates Vary). We are locally and American Owned and would love to have you stay with us here at the Colonial Inn. We will match prices - please call. Please call for extended stay pricing.
3157 Georgia Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-6600 www.colonialinnfranklin.com Get Directions
Open year-round, swimming, TV's, telephones, credit cards. 71 rooms, $49-$129.
The Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort is located in the Smoky Mountains at the Tennessee / North Carolina Border. 318 curves in 11 miles with gorgeous scenery has proved alluring to Bikers for several years past, and will for several to come. Pub & grill, store, motel & campground, events and more!
17548 Tapoco Rd Robbinsville, NC 28771 800-889-5550; 828-498-2231 www.dealsgap.com Get Directions
Come Enjoy The View! All our (20) rooms overlook the Smoky Mountains and Lake Chatuge. We provide a spacious room with 2 queen size beds. Refrigerators & microwaves are available for extended stay. Cable TV with HBO is in all rooms. A Continental breakfast...
40 Chatuge Lane Hayesville, NC 28904 (828) 389-8272 www.deerfield-inn.com Get Directions
Full service hotel with indoor pool, continental breakfast, executive and deluxe suites for the business traveller or the whole family. Call for special winter rates, weekday corporate and business rates.
568 Paint Town Road Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-0400 marriot.com/avlck Get Directions
Down the street from Harrah's Casino and near the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Frontier Lodge offers convenience to Cherokee shopping, the Ocunaluftee River, Unto These Hills and other attractions. Free wi-fi, free parking & outdoor pool.
44 Casino Drive Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-9293 Get Directions
Nestled in the mountains of Southern Jackson County, NC, this 60-room hotel has an indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, business center, free Wi-Fi and a Free Hot Hampton Breakfast. Let the Hampton Inn & Suites in Cashiers/Sapphire Valley hotel be your base while you are exploring waterfalls, hiking trails, scenic drives, state parks, national forests, antique stores and unique shops. There are a variety of restaurants from fast food, casual family eating to fine dining. There is something for the entire family.
3245 Highway 64 East Sapphire, NC 28774 (828) 743-4545 www.blueridgemtnshotel.com Get Directions
Welcome to the Hampton Inn in beautiful Cherokee, North Carolina. Our Inn is located on the Cherokee Indian reservation in the heart of the majestic Smoky Mountains. Our Inn is just 33 miles from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and 45 miles from Asheville, North Carolina. As you can see, our location makes a great jumping off point for your day trips to these and many more local attractions. Our Hampton Inn has 67 of the most comfortable rooms in Western Carolina. We are so sure that you will find these rooms to your satisfaction that we 100% guarantee them. Each of our spacious rooms contains a coffee maker, iron and ironing board as well as a hair dryer and of course, color 25" cable television. Our phones are equipped with Dataports for internet access. The Hampton Inn is very proud of its hard earned reputation for service and value. During any of the four seasons you will find our grounds and mountain scenery a treat for your eyes.
185 Tsalagi Road Hwy 19 Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-3115 www.cherokee.hamptoninn.com Get Directions
The Hampton Inn Murphy hotel is nestled in the glory of the Appalachian Mountains. With excellent shops, restaurants and historic local attractions nearby, our downtown Murphy, North Carolina hotel is ideal for your leisure, business or family trip. Enjoy hundreds of miles of hiking trails, Ocoee and Nantahala gorges. Enjoy whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing or discover boating, fishing and swimming at nearby lakes. The hotel is minutes from the Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino.Our friendly, courteous staff will make every effort to ensure your stay at our cozy mountain retreat is memorable. Enjoy carefully considered amenities at our Murphy hotel, such as a clean and fresh Hampton bed®, free high-speed internet in all guest rooms, cable TV and a coffeemaker and refrigerator, upon request.
Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel is a brand-new destination with thrilling gaming, five food outlets, cool cocktails and hot entertainment. This North Carolina casino features 60,000 square feet of gaming space with more than 1,000 slots and 70 traditional table games.Beyond the lively gambling offerings, Valley River guests can enjoy a convenient getaway at the 300 room, seven-story hotel tower and enjoy top-shelf cocktails and refreshments at the casino bar.The entire Harrah's experience is enhanced for members of the Total Rewards program, who also have exclusive access to the casino floor’s upscale Diamond Lounge. Total Rewards is free to enroll in, and allows guests to earn credits for hotel, gaming and dining rewards at any Caesars-owned location.An enterprise of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation, Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel is located near Murphy, North Carolina. Come out and play at this exciting new hotel and casino located just two hours from Chattanooga, Knoxville and Atlanta.
Independently owned and operated with American pride, Hearth & Home Inn offers travelers a comfortable, enjoyable, and restful stay. A quaint property that is motorcycle and pet friendly, centrally located to fabulous restaurants, shopping, hiking and nature - all located within Haywood County. Besides being "clean, cozy, comfortable," Hearth & Home Inn is also an outstanding value. Welcome to our home in the mountains!Hearth & Home Inn is just a short drive away from many of western North Carolinas finest attractions (see our "About" page for links to area attractions).
3376 Dellwood Road Maggie Valley, NC 28786 (828) 926-1845 hearthandhomeinn.com Get Directions
Visit the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dillsboro - Western Carolina and rediscover the power of nature as you relax in the heated pool or spa and gaze out over the majestic Great Smoky Mountains. Situated in Sylva at Dillsboro exit, this hotel's location is a wonderland of awe-inspiring scenery and only nine miles from Western Carolina University and one mile from historic Dillsboro, NC.

The hotel's location is every outdoor enthusiast's dream. From the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, lodging at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Dillsboro makes it easy to explore the most stunning natural treasures in the East. If you're more of an indoor person, you can browse the charming shops in historic Dillsboro.

Corporate guests find it easy to keep in touch with the office using free high-speed, wireless Internet access, and meeting deadlines is a breeze with the help of the 24-hour Business Center. The 400-sq-ft meeting room seats up to 25 guests, and it is an ideal venue for work-related events.

You can begin each day with the delicious and complimentary, hot breakfast bar, and after a day spent outside in the crisp mountain air, warm up in the heated, indoor pool and hot tub. If you're planning a trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, lodging at this hotel transforms an ordinary visit into an unforgettable vacation, so book now!
26 Rufus Robinson Road Dillsboro, NC 28779 (828) 631-1111 www.hiexpress.com/esdillsboronc Get Directions
Close to Dragons Trail, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad and Nantahala Outdoor CenterTucked away in the foothills, our pet-friendly Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City hotel is near Great Smoky Mountains and close to U.S. Highway74 . Start each morning of your stay with free continental breakfast, then connect to friends and family with free Wi-Fi Internet access. Microwaves and refrigerators are included in each suite at our Bryson City, NC, hotel.
82 Songbird Forest Rd Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-7900 microtelinn.com/brysoncity Get Directions
If you are visiting Franklin for business or pleasure, Microtel offers safe, clean, affordable accommodations. There are singles, doubles, and suites. Non-smoking rooms, adjoining rooms, and special rooms for the physically challenged to meet everyone's needs.

Mitchell's Lodge and Cottages are nestled only two blocks from town on over four acres, beside a small mountain lake and stream. Relax in any of our affordable accommodations, a secluded log cabin or a deluxe suite in our new Cedar Lodge with gas log fireplace and jacuzzi in our Log Lodge. Enjoy complimentary continental breakfast every morning by the fireplace in our new lakeside pavilion. Come visit us soon. Call 800-522-9874 or visit us online at www.mitchellslodge.com

264 Dillard Road Highlands, NC 28741 (828) 526-2267 www.mitchellslodge.com Get Directions
Step back in time, where old-fashioned, friendly service welcomes you to our mountain town. Located in beautiful downtown Waynesville, North Carolina, we are sure you will enjoy our convenient location to the unique shops, boutiques, restaurants, grills, pubs, library and churches, all within walking distance to our beautiful motel. Fly Fishing, Fly Guiding arrangements can be made thru our office. Our lodging is conveniently located with easy access to the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad, White Water Rafting, Hiking Trails, Blue Ridge Parkway, Ghost Town and Skiing.We welcome groups of all sizes and have the perfect meeting space which accommodates up to 30 for all types of occasions such as family reunions, business retreats, or just a place to gather with friends and enjoy time together.
196 S. Main Street Waynesville, NC 28786 (828) 456-5328 oakparkinn-waynesville.com Get Directions
The Quality Inn® is an inexpensive hotel in Sylva with 4 star reviews that’s merely minutes away from the Harris Regional Hospital, Mountain Heritage Center and the Cherokee Indian Reservation. Also nearby is Western Carolina University and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the Great Smoky Mountain Train. Free hot Breakfast and WiFi. Business center and banquet facilities available.
2807 Highway 74 East Sylva, NC 28779 (828) 586-3315 qualityinn.choicehotels.com Get Directions
One of Maggie Valley's newest motels, located on Jonathan Creek. All rooms have either mountain view or creek side view. Every room has either 2 queen or 1 king size bed, refrigerator, microwave, cable TV with HBO, telephone and balcony. We have oversized rooms with sleeper sofas and Honeymoon Suites with jacuzzi and king size bed. Smoking and non-smoking room are available along with fax and copy service. Coin-operated laundry on property and the pleasure of relaxing in our indoor pool with hot tub. Enjoy our complimentary continental breakfast, then check out the rushing water of Jonathan Creek. Feel secure during your stay, for we are staffed 24 hours a day.
4048 Soco Road Maggie Valley, NC 28751 (828) 926-7800 www.ramada.com and ramdamaggie.com Get Directions
Looking for a unique mountain hideaway? Get a lofty perspective at our new River’s Edge Treehouse Resort! Offering comfort and style, you’ll feel at one with trees in an outdoor, “back to nature” setting. Located on the Cheoah River near Robbinsville, North Carolina, this vacation experience is surrounded in all directions by scenery that would make a professional photographer envious. The six treehouses provide parking underneath, king memory foam beds, satellite TV, and much more.

Each Treehouse has a king memory foam bed with luxury linens, table for two and is equipped with microwave, mini-refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, ceiling fan, heat and air conditioning.

Your deck has a gas grill and Adirondack chairs…perfect for morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening.

For those who need to stay in touch, each Treehouse has satellite TV, and free WiFi.

One of our six Treehouses is wheelchair accessible.

The common areas include a barbecue area, more Adirondack chairs, fire pits — both stocked with firewood and kindling, picnic tables, horse-shoe pit, cornhole, and nature trail to the river with great fishing! No room to bring your fishing gear? No problem, we’re happy to provide some. We’ll even lend you walking sticks if you want to hike while you’re here!
195 Old U.S. 129 Robbinsville, NC 28771 (828) 735-2228 riversedgetreehouses.com Get Directions
In the heart of Cherokee! At Rolling Hills Lodge, you have a choice of rooms with a king-size bed, a queen-size bed, or two queen-size beds. Four luxurious 1000 sq.ft. suites feature 14-foot ceilings! Front desk opened and staffed 24/7. Daily housekeeping included in the room rate. Private bathroom for each unit. No minimum stay. All rooms have cable TV with movies, free wireless internet, in-room coffee, a refrigerator and telephone. We take pride in our exceptionally clean and well-maintained rooms.
739 Tsali BoulevardUS 441 North Cherokee, NC 28719 (800) 255-8371 rollinghillslodge.com Get Directions
Downtown Franklin, walk to restaurants and shops, micro-fridge, special rates for: hikers, bikers, AAA, AARP, Corporate, Government Group & Extended Stay. Double-King Size beds, non-smoking rooms available, cable TV. Area Attractions include: Whistle Stop Depot and other antique shops, restaurants, gem mines, waterfalls, kayaking, rafting, horseback riding, snow sports, Gem & Mineral Shows (May & July), Harrah's Cherokee Casino and Great Smoky Mountain Railway all within 30 miles or less.
761 East Main Street Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-4406 Get Directions
Relax and revitalize at Asheville's only outdoor hot tub spa. Experience breathtaking views,the cedar sauna and an invigorating cold plunge.Specializing in couples massage.
96 Avondale Hts. Rd. Asheville, NC 28803 (828) 299-0999 www.shojiretreats.com Get Directions
The Sleep Inn Bryson City is located just one mile from the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. We are just minutes from popular attractions like the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Harrah's Cherokee Casino, Southwestern Community College, Western Carolina University and Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap, America's number one motorcycle and sports car road.While you're here, explore the nearby white water rafting, kayaking and canoeing in the nearby Nantahala River, Tuckasegee River and Pigeon River. Fishing, boating, golfing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking and tubing are just a few more of the outdoor recreational activities close to the hotel.All guests will enjoy our free hot breakfast buffet, brand new 32" flat panel LCD televisions, free wireless Internet, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and access to on-site coin laundry facilities. We also offer packages to ride the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, or to go rafting at Nantahala Outdoor Center (please book in advance). We also offer the train and rafting tickets individually.
500 Veterans Blvd Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-0326 www.sleepinn.com/hotel/nc024 Get Directions
Located in the Great Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina, Smoky Mountain Inn and Suites puts you in the heart of one of the nation’s most beautiful areas. Known for its natural splendor, activity-filled outdoor lifestyle and serenity, this magnificent setting offers a variety of activities or the perfect backdrop to do nothing at all. Smoky Mountain Inn's rooms includes a complimentary breakfast and an indoor pool.
344 Seven Clans Road Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-4858 www.thesmokymountaininn.com Get Directions
Welcome to Stonebrook Lodge, Cherokee North Carolina's newest hotel! Located across the street from Harrah's Cherokee Casino and Event Center, Stonebrook Lodge is your home base for adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains. From the moment you arrive, a warm welcome awaits you in our rustic lobby with stone accents, fireplace, and cozy seating areas. Enjoy free wi-fi, continental breakfast and luxury appointments in our queen and king rooms. Newly opened as of 12/31/14, be one of the first to experience Cherokee North Carolina's newest lodging option close to all the action and adventure.
436 Painttown Road Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-2222 www.stonebrooklodge.com Get Directions
Beautiful quiet country setting half-way between Bryson City and Cherokee NC. Clean kitchenettes on river.WiFi available.
5280 Ela Road Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-2284 www.tworiverslodgenc.com Get Directions
Fontana Village Resort, a year round destination resort, is set amidst the pristine beauty of the Nantahala Forest of western North Carolina, gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Village has a wide range of accommodations, including rooms in the intimate settings of The Lodge, suites, cabins, as well as RV & tent camping on Cheoah Lake. Add conference space and banquet service, Mountview Bistro and Wildwood Grill, General Store, gift shops, outfitters, pools, marina, massage and fitness center, miles of on-site trails suitable for biking and hiking,disc golf, and it's easy to see why Fontana is the Great Smoky Mountain Destination.
300 Woods Road Fontana Dam, NC 28733 (828) 498-2211 www.fontanavillage.com Get Directions
North Carolina's only casino! 102,000sq ft of gaming space. 3,000 seat Entertainment Center. 1,100 room hotel. Find your favorite Las Vegas games, including video blackjack with real dealers and real chips. Also 20,000 sq. ft of conference/meeting space.
777 Casino Drive Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-7777 www.harrahscherokee.com Get Directions
Lake Chatuge views, access. Groups, families, individuals welcome. Lodge, cottages. Reservations required, food service.
2330 Hinton Center Rd Hayesville, NC 28904 (828) 389-8336 www.hintoncenter.org Get Directions
The Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa is surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains on one side and the Blue Ridge Parkway and Balsam Mountains on the other. Ideally located just minutes away from Asheville and Maggie Valley, North Carolina, guests can easily enjoy skiing, fishing and boating, hiking, site seeing, shopping, and fine dining in the surrounding areas.Since the early 1920's, this North Carolina resort has been welcoming visitors to a casual and relaxed mountain lifestyle. The Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa offers stunning mountain views from almost all of the 115 beautifully appointed guest rooms, 27-holes of championship golf, a unique restaurant and tavern, and dramatic indoor and outdoor event and meeting space, making the resort a perfect destination for travelers of all types.
176 Country Club Drive Waynesville, NC 28786 (828) 456-3551 www.thewaynesvilleinn.com Get Directions
Near Bryson City and Nantahala River. 50 acres, hiking trails, trout pond, waterfall, yard games.
137 W. Watershed Rd Bryson City, NC 28713 (877) 784-0688 www.watershedresort.com Get Directions

Luxury Timber Framed Vacation Rental Homes located between Franklin and Highlands. Private, Peaceful, Perfect! Both homes feature indoor and outdoor fireplaces, upscale rustic furnishings, fully equipped kitchens, linens, washer/dryer, gas grills. Base all your mountain activities from here - hike, raft/canoe, scenic mountain drives, waterfalls, fly fishing, or try your hand at gem mining. 10 min. for downtown Franklin and 25 min. to Highlands. 828-421-0352, www.TimberFrameRentals.com

Featherstone Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 421-0352 www.timberframerentals.com
RENTALS - Vacation and Long Term. Franklin's premier vacation and long term rental company. Offering a large inventory of homes. Our selection includes spacious family retreats, secluded cabins, log homes, condos on the golf course and much more. Some homes have striking mountain views and flowing creeks and rivers. All are fully furnished complete with bed and bath linens, fully stocked kitchens and other amenities. We want you to "Rest in the Mountains!"
144 Porter Street Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 371-1021 www.RestInTheMountains.com Get Directions
Our vacation rental homes and log cabin rentals feature a variety of amenities to make your visit to the Great Smoky Mountains in Western North Carolina very special. We offer over 70 homes in and around Dillsboro, Sylva, Cherokee, Franklin, and Bryson City, managed for private owners who have tastefully decorated and furnished to their individual styles. All kitchens are fully equipped and linens are provided.
Hwy 74 West Dillsboro, NC 28725 (828) 586-8058 www.smokymtngetaways.net