Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Mills River

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Mills River. Travelers like the mountain views, wildlife and hockey games in this relaxing and scenic city. Biltmore Estate and U.S. Cellular Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Mills River

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mills River a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Broadmoor Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Elijah Mountain Gem Mine (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Moonshine Mountain Snow Tubing Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Team ECCO Ocean Center and Aquarium (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Burntshirt Vineyards (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mills River

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 Mills River. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Carolina Arboretum (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Bent Creek Experimental Forest (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Jackson Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Mt. Pisgah (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Cradle of Forestry (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Moore Cove Falls (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Mills River

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Mills River, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,358 vacation rentals around Mills River. From 321 cabin rentals to 669 house 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 Mills River?

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 Mills River:

  • Downtown: 255 vacation rentals
  • West Asheville: 89 vacation rentals
  • Historic Montford: 256 vacation rentals
  • Kenilworth: 497 vacation rentals
  • Cheshire: 30 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 Mills River?

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

  • Biltmore Estate: 2,087 vacation rentals
  • Black Mountain Golf Club: 2,092 vacation rentals
  • Asheville's Fun Depot: 2,071 vacation rentals
  • Asheville Treetops Adventure Park: 2,703 vacation rentals
  • Bonclarken Conference Center: 1,532 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mills River 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 Mills River?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 321 Cabins in Mills River. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mills River include:

  • Houses: 669 rentals available
  • Cottages: 321 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 321 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mills River?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 129 vacation rentals with pool available in Mills River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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