Discover a selection of 16 vacation rentals in Macon County, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including outdoor grills and BBQs and WiFi. Prices start at $129 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Macon County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Choose a vacation rental for your Macon County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Macon County with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters, and sometimes even a hot tub for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Macon County

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Macon County has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Old Edwards Club (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Smoky Mountain Country Club (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Sequoyah National Golf Club (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Macon County

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Macon County is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dry Falls (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Nantahala River (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Lake Glenville (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Nantahala Lake (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Black Rock Mountain State Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Macon County?

Elegant mansions, unique houseboats and quaint cottages — everyone's dream escape is different. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something that catches your eye among these top vacation rentals in Macon County:

  • "Wonderful Cabin Getaway" "just What We Wanted" "oh": This Franklin retreat offers 1 bedroom and is highly rated among guests. Amenities such as a fridge and cable/satellite TV services help make your stay an enjoyable one.
  • "In Town, Quiet Cul De Sac - With Wi": Put your suitcase down and your weary feet up at this favorite in Blue Ridge Mountains. It features 3 bedrooms, a dryer, a nearby laundromat and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Macon County vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Macon County?

Punching way above its weight when it comes to character and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Macon County promises big adventure. Shut off all your devices and switch your focus to Mother Nature at one of these pocket-sized escapes:

  • Take a couple of days off to experience a simpler way of life at "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". Located in Waynesville, a dryer and a kitchen are just two of the amenities you can expect here.
  • "Tiny House Downtown New Bern" in New Bern is another great pick. A stereo and air conditioning will help make your time here more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Macon County?

There's something delightfully cozy about hunkering down in a log cabin with a cup of tea and a book. Leave the hustle and bustle of life behind and spend a few nights or longer at one of these log cabins in Macon County:

  • Located in Franklin, "Full Log Cabin, 11 Wooded Acres Near Franklin Nc. In Beds. Waterfalls" will put you near some of the awesome outdoor activities this region has to offer. Skiing and hiking and biking are a couple of them.
  • Alternatively, consider "Rustic Log Cabin, Renovated With Awesome Views". Try some golf or fishing or simply put your feet up at this Franklin retreat.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Macon County?

Whether you're organizing a family get-together, a romantic rendezvous or a couple of nights away by yourself, we have weekend getaways in Macon County to suit. Toss some clothes into your overnight bag and stay at one of these popular properties:

  • "Highlands Hideaway 5 Minutes To Downtown" - This retreat in Southeastern United States comes with amenities that'll make your visit nice and comfortable, such as air conditioning and a games room. Its handy location also makes it a great base to get out and explore.
  • "Spectacular Panoramic View From 4850 Ft" - This is another great place where you can unwind for the weekend. Make the most of mountain views, a TV and more during your short and sweet stay at this Southeastern United States property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Macon County?

If you're chasing someplace with more personality than your garden-variety hotel room, you'll like our studio apartments in Macon County. Whip up a dish in your kitchen, scroll through social media on the lounge and feel totally at home. Here are some of our cute and cozy studios:

  • Eat, snooze, socialize ... Do it all from the compact yet smartly designed single room space at "Wonderful Cabin Getaway" "just What We Wanted" "oh". Located in Franklin, a free nearby fitness center and free toiletries are on offer here.
  • Start your day with a cup of hot coffee and a freshly cooked breakfast at "Adorable Farmhouse On Three Acres With Million Dollar Views". This Franklin escape has all the essentials to make your visit cozy, including an iron and ironing board and winery tours.

Can I find short term rentals in Macon County?

With Vrbo's awesome range of short-term rentals in Macon County, you're sure to find a place that's a perfect match. Whether you're chasing somewhere to relax on your own or to spend time with your friends, these options are difficult to beat:

  • Set up base close to central Southeastern United States and spend your days sightseeing from "Highlands Hideaway 5 Minutes To Downtown". Along with its good location, this retreat has everything you need to make your vacation comfortable.
  • "Spectacular Panoramic View From 4850 Ft" also rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. Spend a couple of days at this property in Highlands and see why it's a favorite among many visitors.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Macon County?

A romantic weekend getaway in Macon County is sure to rekindle the passion. Light some candles, take your sweetie by the hand and watch the sparks fly at one of these vacation rentals:

  • "Wonderful Cabin Getaway" "just What We Wanted" "oh" in Franklin is just made for couples. Nice touches here include winery tours and beauty services.
  • Alternatively, book an amorous weekend away at "In Town, Quiet Cul De Sac - With Wi". Located in Blue Ridge Mountains, it offers a fireplace, outdoor furniture and other bonuses.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Macon County?

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to bring all your besties with you, you're going to need a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Macon County that cater to large groups, starting with these sprawling stunners:

  • "4 Bedroom Lakefront Home With Private Dock": Featuring 4 bedrooms, this vacation rental in Topton has enough room for you and all your friends. Amenities such as a firepit and a lake view are on hand to make things nice and comfy.
  • "Full Log Cabin, 11 Wooded Acres Near Franklin Nc. In Beds. Waterfalls": You'll get your crew's seal of approval at this option in Franklin which comes with a kitchen, mountain views and more. It has 4 bedrooms that will easily house everyone on your invitation list.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Macon County?

Organizing a vacation in Macon County with a big group of people doesn't have to mean piling everyone into one room. If you're after someplace comfy where you and your guests can spread out, one of these large vacation rentals might just fit the bill:

  • "New Highlands Cottage With Sunroom: 1 Mi To Dtwn": With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 100 people, there's plenty of space at this sizable property in The Carolinas. Convenient amenities here include a kitchen and a fireplace.
  • "Legacy Lodge: The Ultimate Luxury Vacation Rental Destination": Accommodating up to 32 guests and with a host of great amenities like a swimming pool and a fireplace, this is another standout. It has 8 bedrooms and is located in Franklin.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Macon County?

In Macon County, you'll find plenty of house rentals where every day can be a pool day. Having a splashing great time will be your only priority at one of these sought-after retreats:

  • The pool at "Cabin - Honey's Hen House" will add a whole new level of fun to your vacation. Located in Franklin, this property also features a kitchen and a microwave oven.
  • "Gooseberry House - 3 Bd/2. 5ba Just Minutes From Standing Indian" in Franklin is another top pick. There's plenty to like about this property apart from its pool, such as free toiletries and pet-friendly facilities.

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