Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Waynesville, 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 $100 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Waynesville. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Let's all go to Waynesville

Sayonara, city life _ hello, great outdoors. Just outside the Pisgah National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Waynesville is a nature lover's paradise in the heart of Appalachia. Known for its laid-back lifestyle and bounty of natural beauty, you can also enjoy the area's bustling arts scene _ it's just a short drive from the funky shops and eclectic eateries of nearby Asheville. A Waynesville vacation rental will put you close to local sights like the Biltmore Estate, the Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum, and the North Carolina Museum of Handicrafts.

Things to do

Waynesville _ not just blowing smoke in the Smokies

Sure, Waynesville's got plenty of killer forests to choose from, but you'd be missing out if you didn't lose at least a few hours amid the scenic splendor of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Here, you'll find more than half a million acres of old growth forests, rocky peaks, and more hiking trails than you can shake a stick at. Back in town, check out the Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts, where you can get up close and personal with local craftwork in a historic 1875 farmhouse.

Activities

Waynesville _ a charming town all year round

A true mecca for outdoorsy types, Waynesville really has it all. Summer visitors flock to the area for its lakes, rivers, and streams, and Lake Junaluska is a major destination for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. The bounty of national parks in the area means you'll never run out of new trails to explore, and the famed Appalachian Trail can be found just an hour's drive from town. During the colder months, skiing is a popular pastime, and you'll find 18 runs for skiers of all skill levels at the Cataloochee Ski Area.

Weather

Warm weather and white winters in Waynesville

Waynesville has an oceanic climate, which means warm summers, cool winters, and a decent amount of rain and snowfall throughout the year. Summer highs average around 80 degrees in July and August, while the mild winter highs tend to hover in the low 50s from December through February. Spring and fall are crisp, with highs around 60 in November and March. Since the crowds tend to pack in for both the summer hiking and winter ski seasons, spring and fall are generally the best seasons to score a solid deal on your Waynesville vacation rental.

Natural features

Waynesville's wild, wonderful wilderness

All around your Waynesville vacation rental, you can spot the low-lying peaks, wooded mountainsides, and scenic river valleys of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests are also nearby, and you'll find a number of rivers, streams, and lakes in the area, too. The mountains themselves are home to several species of wildlife, including deer, coyotes, woodchucks, beavers, and otters, as well as the occasional black bear. At higher elevations, you can find scenic meadows, and springtime wildflower blooms make for some pretty spectacular displays, while the area's red and orange foliage is a major draw in the fall.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Waynesville

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 25.6 mi (41.2 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Waynesville, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,388 vacation rentals around Waynesville. From 789 cabin rentals to 1,286 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 Waynesville?

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 Waynesville:

  • Settlers Ridge: 20 vacation rentals
  • Apple Creek Acres: 21 vacation rentals
  • River Ridge: 17 vacation rentals
  • Chalet Village: 2,419 vacation rentals
  • Black Bear Falls: 401 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 Waynesville?

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

  • Smoky Mountain Jumphouse: 1,151 vacation rentals
  • Balsam Spa: 1,099 vacation rentals
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Balsam Entrance: 1,210 vacation rentals
  • Lake Junaluska Golf Course: 1,057 vacation rentals
  • Waynesville Recreation Center: 1,078 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Waynesville 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 Waynesville?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 789 Cabins in Waynesville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waynesville include:

  • Houses: 1,286 rentals available
  • Cottages: 789 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 52 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waynesville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 241 vacation rentals with pool available in Waynesville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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