Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Balsam, NC 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 WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $73 per night, and cabins and cottages are popular options for a stay in Balsam. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Balsam

Enjoy the history and other features of Balsam. Well-liked for its mountain views, restaurants and hiking, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Balsam

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Balsam a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ghost Town in the Sky (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Waynesville Recreation Center (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Queen's Farm Stables (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Lake Junaluska Golf Course (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Cataloochee Ski Area (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Balsam

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Balsam is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterrock Knob (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Poteet Memorial Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Mingo Falls (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Cold Mountain (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Cataloochee Valley (14.9 mi / 24 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Balsam

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 31.6 mi (50.8 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Balsam, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 813 vacation rentals around Balsam. From 372 cabin rentals to 372 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Balsam?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Balsam:

  • Cataloochee Ranch: 55 vacation rentals
  • Cranberry Falls: 23 vacation rentals
  • Bear Lake Reserve: 24 vacation rentals
  • Valley Creek Run: 97 vacation rentals
  • Sherwood Forest: 56 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Balsam?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Balsam. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Harrahs Cherokee Casino: 1,397 vacation rentals
  • Cold Mountain: 1,431 vacation rentals
  • Western Carolina University: 2,054 vacation rentals
  • Cooper Creek Trout Farm & Pond: 3,782 vacation rentals
  • Maggie Valley Gem Mine: 1,088 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Balsam listed on Vrbo 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 Balsam?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 372 Cabins in Balsam. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Balsam include:

  • Cottages: 372 rentals available
  • Houses: 762 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 372 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Balsam?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 55 vacation rentals with pool available in Balsam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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