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Find the perfect vacation rental for your Nantahala getaway

Experience the unique character of Nantahala with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Nantahala

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Nantahala a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bryson City Gem Mine (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Wilson Lick Ranger Station (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Fire Creek Falls (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Nantahala

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Nantahala. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fontana Lake (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Andrews Recreation Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Island Park (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Nantahala

The nearest airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), located 39.8 mi (64.1 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Nantahala?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 643 house rentals around Nantahala. From 430 Cabins to 154 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Nantahala is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Nantahala?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Nantahala. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bryson City Gem Mine: 994 home rentals
  • Appalachian Rivers Raft Company: 859 home rentals
  • Sky Valley Resort: 1,139 home rentals
  • Harrahs Cherokee Casino: 1,367 home rentals
  • Fontana Village Resort Marina: 724 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nantahala listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Nantahala?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 430 Cabins in Nantahala. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nantahala include:

  • Houses: 154 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 430 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 430 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Nantahala?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation homes with pool available in Nantahala.

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