Bed Breakfast/Country Inns in the Smoky Mountain of North Carolina

The Smoky Mountains of North Carolina are home to a wide variety of bed and breakfasts and country inns, some of which were built 80 to 100 years ago and feature spectacular architecture and antique furniture, as well as plenty of modern amenities. Smoky Mountains bed and breakfasts and inns are perfect for that romantic getaway, annual girls weekend, or family vacations. Browse the listings below to find the perfect Smoky Mountain bed and breakfast or country inn for your next trip.

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
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