Bed & Breakfast and Country Inns in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina

Fire Mountain Inn Highlands, NCFind your home away from home at a Smoky Mountain bed and breakfast or inn. Many of these beautiful accommodations have been a part of the North Carolina landscape for more than a century, and stepping through the front door is like taking a step back in time. Timeless architecture and charm meet modern amenities and stunning views at these intimate country inns.

Escape to a mountaintop surrounded by acres of forest or book a room just steps away from a delightful small-town main street. Relax and unwind cozy rooms with lovingly curated antique decor, fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Sip a glass of wine as you rock on a spacious front porch. And enjoy a hot cup of coffee and a home-cooked breakfast featuring local ingredients.

Be sure to ask your innkeeper for the best recommendations on nearby hiking trails, river adventures, restaurants, shopping or attractions.

Whether you prefer a secluded couples retreat for a romantic anniversary or honeymoon, a comfortable place to gather and catch up with girlfriends, or a family base camp complete with game rooms and fire pits, there’s a perfect B&B for your next trip to the N.C. Smokies. Check out the listings below and book a room to begin planning your next Smoky Mountain vacation.

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 28786 (828) 452-3089 www.andonreidinn.com Get Directions
Four-room Suites in a Historic Bryson City Inn - two blocks from downtown. The Calhoun House Inn & Suites has been a Bryson City, NC landmark for almost a century. While the structure may be historic, the facilities and amenities have been thoughtfully updated to meet the needs and expectations of today's travelers —Affordable, 4-room, Luxury Suites. Private baths, Private entrances, A/C, King beds, Full kitchens, WiFi, HBO.​
110 Bryson Avenue Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 788-0505 calhounhouse.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) 369-8888 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 McKinley Edwards Inn, located in a quiet residential neighborhood, overlooks Bryson City and the Great Smoky Mountains. It is two blocks from town and convenient to restaurants, shops and attractions, including the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. The Inn offers upscale boutique hotel lodging in a historic Bryson City landmark. There are 12 large guestrooms plus a two-bedroom, one bath cabin with three queen beds, a queen sleeper sofa and full kitchen, perfect for a family. Three guestrooms and the cabin are pet friendly. The Inn offers a continental breakfast in the main house, which has multiple common rooms for activities such as TV, movies, board games and visiting. There is a large public great room for events, workshops and small weddings. Lodging is in a separate building just a few steps from the main house.
208 Arlington Avenue Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-9626 mckinleyedwardsinn.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
The path that leads to The Swag is the best of life itself. Strikingly beautiful, it offers all that is essential to mankind: nature, rivers and healing mountain air. Perched almost a mile above sea level, at the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — The Swag is a high-altitude retreat boasting breath taking views of North Carolina’s highest peaks. Located near Asheville, a stay here is the ideal change of scenery to leave you feeling refreshed and renewed, especially after one of the many memorable hikes. Nestled deep in the woods, it is the epitome of a romantic getaway where the concern for the environment, remarkable sense of hospitality and delicious traditional cuisine only add to its rustic charm. Hosting only a few dozen guests at any one time, The Swag is a favorite of thoughtful travelers who treasure the property's rare, restorative combination of epic natural beauty and authentic hospitality.
2300 Swag Road Waynesville, NC 28785 (828) 926-0430 theswag.com Get Directions