Nantahala National Forest Cabins

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Make Nantahala National Forest your next getaway—choose from 137 great vacation rentals

If you’re looking for natural beauty and Smoky Mountain grandeur, Nantahala National Forest is the place for you. The largest national forest in North Carolina, Nantahala offers over 600 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and exploring. Warm-weather visitors will find Nantahala National Forest an ideal place for whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, and so much more. It’s not just a summer destination, though: the North Carolina Smoky Mountains are renowned for their fall colors, and a winter visit to a Nantahala cabin rental can be a cozy weekend getaway.

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Nantahala National Forest vacation rentals for every getaway

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Riverview 24
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 6

Riverview 24 - Bryson City, NC

$154 avg / night
Heaven on the Hill
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 7

Heaven on the Hill - Franklin, NC

$148 avg / night
Twin Bear Cabin
3 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 10 (6 Adults Max)

Twin Bear Cabin - Cullowhee, NC

$185 avg / night
Pebble on The Creek
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 8

Pebble on The Creek - Whittier, NC

$181 avg / night
Family Jewel
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Family Jewel - Whittier, NC

$116 avg / night

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Recent Nantahala National Forest vacation rental reviews

Nice house. Very clean and comfortable! Loved the hot tub on the back porch. Would stay there again. Drive in is a one lane gravel/dirt road that has several sharp curves.
Teresa T. | Aug 2022
This home was clean and spacious enough for 6 people. The street and driveway were a bit precarious but this is a mountain home.
Russell C. | Aug 2022
The location and setting of this home is wonderful. Very much enjoyed sitting on the porch swing and relaxing. The Lamas and donkeys in the field were an add bonus to watch while sitting on the swing!
Cindy I. | Aug 2022
Nantahala National Forest Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 50 of our Nantahala National Forest homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 123 of our Nantahala National Forest vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Nantahala National Forest vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Nantahala National Forest team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Nantahala National Forest, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Vacasa offers a variety of cabin rentals in towns like Whittier, Sylva, and Bryson City, each one offering a unique take on a Smoky Mountain getaway. The Nantahala area is just waiting to be explored, and you’re bound to have the best experience if you’re staying in a comfortable vacation rental. Come see the Nantahala National Forest for yourself!