Nantahala National Forest Cabins

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Make Nantahala National Forest your next getaway

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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Water's Edge Cabin
2 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 5

Water's Edge Cabin - Sylva, NC

$205 avg / night
Sylva Serenity
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Sylva Serenity - Sylva, NC

$181 avg / night
Heaven on Earth
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Heaven on Earth - Bryson City, NC

$209 avg / night
The Ridge at Nantahala
4 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 11

The Ridge at Nantahala - Topton, NC

$390 avg / night
Rainbow Ridge Retreat
5 Bed | 4.5 Bath | Sleeps 14

Rainbow Ridge Retreat - Bryson City, NC

$390 avg / night

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Recent Nantahala National Forest vacation rental reviews

The location is very scenic to get to, around the corner from Bryson City, basic groceries were at the BP down the road and readily available. The house was very quiet and gave the feeling of being isolated and away from society despite having all modern amenities and actually only 10 mins away from the city. Beds were comfortable, central air was a blessing in the heat, and the view and deck was absolutely gorgeous at any time of the day/night. It was an Epic few nights!
Nicholas T. | Jul 2024
We loved the view sunrise was everything. Had a great trip the road getting to the house wasn’t bad at all loved the privacy all you can hear is birds. Definitely will be returning.
jacklyn l. | Jul 2024
My sister and I surprised our dad with a trip to the mountains. Nice Ash Cabin was perfect. Clean, well appointed and plenty of space. Pretty inside and out. Great views. Close to lots of fun outdoorsy things to do as well as wonderful porch with rocking chairs. We would definitely recommend this property.
Angela C. | Jul 2024
Nantahala National Forest Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 61 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. 125 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!