Nantahala Cabins

Nantahala – Cherokee for “Land of the Noonday Sun”

Gateway to outdoor adventure


Nantahala Cabins can connect you to many relaxing and active adventures. Our staff can connect you to local outdoor adventures including hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, zip line tours, trout or bass fishing, horseback riding, jeep tours, boating on the lake, gem mining, etc. Our fully furnished cabins with kitchens can provide you a vacation getaway to relax; unwind; connect with nature, family and friends; enjoy a hot tub; sit by a fireplace or fire pit. Our local area provides you the opportunity for sightseeing, a scenic drive, train excursions, cultural/heritage, local festivals, shopping and dining. Come experience Darnell Farm’s Strawberry Jam Festival May 18 or Bryson City’s Heritage Festival Memorial Day weekend.

Nantahala Cabins is a family owned and operated cabin mountain getaway experience since 1998. We have 10 cabins nestled in nature in the Great Smoky Mountains. Our staff treats you like family and gives you the privacy to enjoy yours. Come enjoy the outdoor adventures of the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina near the Nantahala River, the Nantahala Gorge, Tsali Recreation Area, and Fontana Lake. Nantahala Cabins your gateway to outdoor adventure fun, and relaxation.

When you are planning your next weekend getaway, vacation, retreat, family reunion or wedding, our staff would be happy to help you make an enjoyable memorable experience.

We have 85 five star reviews. Here is one of them.

“Our family had incredible time!!! Cabin 8 was so beautiful. It was perfect to just relax in and so close to anything we wanted to do. We have been looking for a home away in this area and we have definitely found it! We are already planning our next trip back and talking to friends and family on staying here.”


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“The cabins were nicely decorated, but the little touches the staff put in our cabin for our celebration was above and beyond anything we were expecting. They take great pride in their seasonal and holiday decoration…”

Expedia Reviewer

“We popped in here for a quick weekend getaway/my wife’s birthday. The location was a little on the very beaten path but it was quaint & quiet enough.”

Jason M

“The cabin was beautifully decorated, but it was the little touches that made the stay extra special. The staff was very accommodating and went out of there way to make our stay memorable. Great value for the money, They really go all out …”

Kathy V