Destination guide

The riverside setting of Canton is ready to explore

Enjoy the churches and other features of Canton. This city's riverfront, fishing and mountain views draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Canton

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Canton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waynesville Recreation Center (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Lake Junaluska Golf Course (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Queen's Farm Stables (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Ghost Town in the Sky (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Crystal Mountain Gem Mine (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Cataloochee Ski Area (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Canton

Travelers enjoy Canton for its riverfront and mountain views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Canton. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cold Mountain (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Mt. Pisgah (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Cradle of Forestry (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Moore Cove Falls (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Looking Glass Falls (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Courthouse Falls (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Canton

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the city center.

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