Cabins / Cottages in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina

Great Smokys Cabin Rentals
Great Smokys Cabin Rentals

When it comes to your Smoky Mountain vacation, cottages and cabin rentals provide the perfect combination of convenience, amenities and access to the natural beauty of the North Carolina Mountains.

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway for two, a girls’ or guys’ weekend, or a big family vacation, there’s a Smoky Mountain cabin that’s just right for you. Options range from rustic to luxurious, with everything in between.

Book a small cabin or a tiny house for an intimate retreat—many feature decks to enjoy the mountain scenery, or even a hot tub to relax muscles tired from a day of outdoor adventure. Sip your coffee by the window of your luxury treehouse, or step back in time in a beautifully restored historic log cabin.

Larger cottages have room for the whole family with multiple bedrooms, private parking, washers and dryers, and fully equipped kitchens. Choose a pet-friendly cabin to bring your four-legged family members along, or enjoy roasting s’mores under the stars at a rental that features an outdoor fire pit.

Even the most private retreats are never far away from favorite activities such as hiking, fly fishing, river tubing, gem mining, mountain biking or ziplining. With a variety of cottages and cabins to rent across the N.C. Smokies, you’re sure to find the perfect place to make new mountain memories!

Andy's Trout Farm
​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 Get Directions
Big Bear Cabin Rentals

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 Get Directions
Boyd Mountain Log Cabins
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 Get Directions
Buckwood Log Lodge
Cullasaja Gorge area, land of waterfalls, secluded mountain creek view. Relax, have fun, make memories.
75 Doe Falls Road Highlands, NC 28741 (828) 524-4811 Get Directions
Buffalo Creek Vacations
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!
Call or Check Website Clyde, NC 28721 (828) 550-0960 Get Directions
Country Cabins
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 Street Maggie Valley, NC 28751 (828) 926-0612 Get Directions
Franklin Home Store
Cabin Rentals in Franklin Views and Creeks Enjoy area Tubing, Rafting, Hiking, Gem Mining, Quilting, lakes, shopping, restaurants, near the train excursions, Cherokee, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, just two hours north of Atlanta and over one hour west of Asheville. Fresh mountain air, scenic views and relaxation await you!
257 Crane Circle Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 421-9008 Get Directions
Great Smokys Cabin Rentals
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 Get Directions
Laurel Bush Riverfront Cabins, LLC
It is our mission to provide guests with an exceptional experience where people enjoy time together and create memories to last a lifetime while staying at Laurel Bush Riverfront Cabins. Laurel Bush provides a unique experience for guests to connect with and enjoy the pristine, natural elements of the Great Smoky Mountains and the peaceful Tuckasegee River. Laurel Bush is an exceptional riverfront community unlike any other in Western North Carolina. We offer the perfect vacation getaway to take pleasure in all 4-season activities and experiences that North Carolina boasts. Surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains (Rated #1 National Park in 2020) and nestled on the banks of the Tuckasegee River, Laurel Bush is naturally suited for relaxation, recreation and/or adventures. Within a 50 mile radius there are many miles of hiking/biking trails (including the Appalachian Trail), whitewater rafting/canoeing/kayaking/tubing, waterfalls, swimming, fishing, the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Great Smoky Mountain Railway, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel, Gatlinburg, TN, The Biltmore Estate, Cataloochee Ski area and much, much more. Western North Carolina has activities for everyone! Every season is a beautiful time here in the mountains. Whether you want to relax or play and escape into nature, Laurel Bush is the spirit of what every vacation should be. The onsite large covered pavilion is conveniently located close to the cabins for picnics, socializing or relaxation. You can enjoy sitting on the deck listening and watching the river go by. You can view many kinds of wildlife including Bald Eagles, River Otters, Ducks, Turkeys, Geese and occasionally deer or just sit at the fire pit on a cool evening while looking across the river at the original train wreckage from the movie starring Harrison Ford, “The Fugitive!" We have 2 cabins as well as a Tiny Home and 2 park models which are open year round... If you don't see availability for your dates in one of the properties please reach out to us and we can check the other properties for your dates. We provide linens, toilet paper, towels, washcloths, dish towels, dish cloths and firewood! Just bring your clothes and groceries! Please do not hesitate to call or text with any questions by phone, (828) 676-9901 or email, We are available 24/7 and just 1 mile from the property. Check out our website ( for many amazing ideas on adventures and rainy day fun!
282 Tunnel Mountain Road Sylva, NC 28779 (828) 676-9901 Get Directions
Frank Lastra, Owner/Innkeeper of Mountain Aire Cottages & Inn is in his 21st year of welcoming and serving guests in a friendly down-home manner. If you are tired of impersonal chain hotels and want to experience lodging the way it used to be, please consider Mountain Aire Cottages & Inn. Frank operates the property himself and will provide you with a comfortable, friendly lodging experience that will have you returning year after year. It will be your home away from home. Mountain Aire Cottages & Inn offers beautiful and affordable 1 or 2 bedroom cottages with a 2 night minimum stay or individual motel rooms with a 1 night minimum stay. Late check in is accepted with prior reservations. Free high speed wireless internet in all cottages and rooms. All cottages and rooms are strictly non smoking. Sorry, but no pets are allowed. A very close 12 minute walk to downtown Clayton shops and restaurants along Cherry tree lined sidewalks. Perfect private getaway for family reunions, church retreats and more. The beauty of God's creation is evident in the North Georgia Mountains with lakes, rivers, waterfalls and trails. Activities abound with fishing, hunting, boating, rafting and canoeing, golfing, dining and shopping. There are plenty of other small towns nearby and Clayton is a perfect central point to do day trips. Come see what keeps our guests returning year after year to Mountain Aire Cottages & Inn in beautiful Clayton, GA.
Modern architecture in the Smokies; vacation rentals, home purchases, and new construction opportunities
162 Everett Street Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 604-3075 Get Directions
Nantahala Cabins, Inc.
Open year round, Nantahala Cabins offers remote and unique cabins in the Nantahala Gorge. These accommodations are fit for any adventurous enthusiast, offering nearby whitewater rafting, hiking, mountain biking, fishing and much more. Each cabin is specifically themed and comes equipped with a full bath, kitchen, covered porch, and AC/heat. Hot tubs are also available in a majority of the cabins. Pets are welcome, so you don’t have to leave man’s best friend behind!
580 Nantahala Cabins Lane Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-1622 Get Directions
NOC - River Run Cabins
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 (828) 785-5018 Get Directions
Pines RV Park and Cabins
CABINS & CAMPGROUND: 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.
4724 Murphy Rd Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-4490 Get Directions
River Run Cabins
Offering 3 different log homes at 3 separate locations in Franklin NC. Located in the Historic Cowee area, beautiful spectacular views just north of Franklin. All on Little Tennessee River. Easy access. Central location just an hour or less than 2 away from Biltmore House, Nantahala Gorge, Cherokee, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Bryson City, and much more. Our River Log Home has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and sleeping facilities in loft. Loft has own full bath and balcony overlooking the Little Tennessee River. Perfect for families, groups, or just for 2 looking for romantic getaway. Just 5 minutes away – we have a one-bedroom spacious cabin, newly remodeled bath. Just up the small mountain is our Mountain Log Home, 3 level home. 4 bedrooms, 4 baths. Game room and 2nd kitchen on basement level. Loft with bath features a hand carved bear log king-size bed. All our homes have ac as well as fireplaces. Fully equipped kitchens, linens provided, each has own hot tub, and outside firepits. Hardwood floors, granite counter tops, direct tv, grills and outdoor patio seating. River House has wifi wireless internet. The other two does not have wireless service but you can get on internet with own portals or mini wifi. Pet friendly, open year-round, weekends and nightly rates available. Virtual tours available.
Rivers Edge Treehouse Resort
Six luxury treehouses, riverfront, covered parking, king beds, Wi-Fi, refrigerators, microwave, TV, continental breakfast, grills.
195 Old U.S. 129 Robbinsville, NC 28771 (828) 735-2228 Get Directions
Sleepy Hollow Mountain Cabins
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) 347-0882
Watershed Cabins
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 (888) 604-3075 Get Directions