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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Link Vacation
3 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Link Vacation - Whittier, NC

$161 avg / night
Water's Edge Cabin
2 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 5

Water's Edge Cabin - Sylva, NC

$152 avg / night
Country Cottage
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Country Cottage - Sylva, NC

$122 avg / night
Rolling Ridge
1 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Rolling Ridge - Bryson City, NC

$112 avg / night
Bella Vista
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Bella Vista - Whittier, NC

$134 avg / night

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Recent Nantahala National Forest vacation rental reviews

Peaceful and relaxing. Would stay again
Emmett K. | Jul 2023
Our family loved this place. It was very clean and comfortable. The weather was perfect! Finding the spot is a little difficult and way back in the woods. The bridge was so much fun.
Roberts I. | Jul 2023
The whole cabin was beautiful.
Neoma F. | Jul 2023
Nantahala National Forest vacation rental FAQ

Yes, 55 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. 116 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!