Lodging Near the Nantahala River, North Carolina, Home of the 2013 Freestyle Kayaking World Championships

Mystic Lands Development

Physical: 19491 Highway 19 West
Topton, NC 28781
Local 828-321-3230
TF 866-977-4455
Mystic Lands Development Nantahala riverfront cabins, mountain view homes, and lakefront homes for rent. Riverfront and mountain view lots for sale. Mystic Lands Development is located on the banks of the Nantahala River eight miles up stream from NOC.

Smoky Mountain Meadows Campground

Contact: Terry & Debbie Haughton
Physical: 755 East Alarka Road
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-3672
Smoky Mountain Meadows Campground Shaded mountainside camping located between Bryson City and the Nantahala Gorge. 30 and 50 amp pull through sites, popup and tent sites and cabins.

Fontana Village Resort

Physical: 300 Woods Road
Fontana Dam, NC 28733
Local 828-498-2211
TF 800-849-2258
Fontana Village Resort Enjoy the splendid beauty of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Nantahala National Forest that surround this mountain getaway. We offer a wide range of accommodations - rooms in The Lodge, suites, 2-4 bedroom cabins, as well as RV & tent camping. On-site swimming pools, restaurants, recreation and a Marina on Fontana Lake.

Carolina Mountain Vacations

Physical: 40 Greenlee Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-7500
TF 877-488-7501
Carolina Mountain Vacations With the large variety of vacation homes and cabins that we manage, you are sure to find the perfect mountain getaway you are looking for. We are dedicated to providing that old fashioned, small town, person-to-person approach to finding the perfect cabin for your next vacation or romantic getaway.

The Sabbath House

Physical: 530 Bee Branch Road
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-5209
The Sabbath House A luxury lodge with spectacular views! Eight bedrooms with private baths will accommodate 16-19. Large great room with cathedral ceilings, fireplace, well-equipped kitchen, and dining area. Covered porch with rocking chairs and open deck with fire pit. DVD. Twenty minutes from the Nantahala Gorge and Bryson City. $700 per night.

Timberlake Campground

Physical: 3270 Conleys Creek Road
Whittier, NC 28789
Local 828-497-4719
Timberlake Campground Two of the most important things to campers are spaciousness of sites and clean restrooms. We at Timberlake Campground in Western North Carolina have provided both of these "luxuries", among other thoughtful little things, to help you feel comfortable, welcome, and "at home". That's why campers return.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Murphy

Physical: 130 Holiday Drive
Murphy, NC 28906
Local 828-837-1111
TF 855-202-4443
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Murphy Combining the peaceful beauty of the Western Carolina mountains with the charming warmth of southern hospitality, Holiday Inn Express
Murphy offers our guests a chance to relax and unwind. After a busy day enjoy our indoor pool and hot tub. We are proud to provide free HSIA. "Stay Smart" and book your room with us today!

Great Smokys Cabin Rentals

Physical: 1181 Main Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-4630
TF 800-655-9771
Great Smokys Cabin Rentals Great Smokys Cabin Rentals has a vacation cabin for everyone. From luxury big timber log cabins with spectacular views of Fontana Lake to quaint fishing cabins along the Oconaluftee River. Our cabin rentals are conveniently located near the Nantahala River and just outside of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Brye Haus Cabin

Physical: Little Choga Road
Topton, NC 28781
Local 941-812-5587
Local 813-643-4494
Brye Haus Cabin Beautiful mountain cabin overlooking Lake Nantahala. Mountain and lake views. Sleeps 2-6 people. Two bedrooms, loft, den, balcony, deck. Luxury amenities include hot tub, gas fireplace and private community boat dock. Fully equipped, linens supplied. Privately owned, private location. Upscale interior.

Cherokee Mountain Cabins

Physical: 61 Bear Creek Road
Nantahala, NC 28781
Local 828-321-2010
TF 866-772-2246
Cherokee Mountain Cabins Located only 6 miles from the Nantahala River put-in. Find true mountain seclusion in our 1-, 2- or 3-bedroom cabins ranging from creekside to mountain views. Relax in hot tubs next to stone fireplaces. Pool tables, premium satellite TV, WiFi, gourmet kitchens, BBQ grills, outdoor dining.

Maggie Valley Lodging Association

Maggie Valley Lodging Association The beautiful town of Maggie Valley, NC is located about 45 minutes from NOC. We offer plenty of hotels, motels, cabins, vacation rentals and B&B;’s as well as restaurants and entertainment including Ghost Town in the Sky amusement park and world famous Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum. Please visit our website for detailed information and lodging selection.

Watershed Cabins

Physical: 300 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-3688
TF 888-604-3075
Watershed Cabins Completely furnished luxury log cabins and cottages with hot tubs, fireplaces, outdoor fire pits, granite or corian countertops, designer linens, Bose stereo systems, VCR/DVD, game rooms, etc. Long range panoramic views - some lake views. Close to Nantahala River, Tsali Recreation Area, Bryson City and other attractions.

Sleep Inn Bryson City

Physical: 500 Veterans Blvd.
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-0326
TF 866-939-0998
Sleep Inn Bryson City After an adventurous day at the Nantahala Gorge, we invite you to stay at our award-winning hotel, ideally located minutes from all the excitement. All rooms fully renovated featuring all amenities you need for a fun weekend. Including your Free hot southern breakfast and outdoor pool. Call and Make your reservations now.

Haywood County Hotel & Motel Association

Haywood County Hotel & Motel Association Located 45 minutes NE of Nantahala, Haywood County (Maggie Valley, Canton, Clyde, Lake Junaluska, Waynesville) offers a wide variety of lodging choices in beautiful, quiet mountain settings. Hotels, motels, vacation homes and resorts are here on the peaceful side of the Smokies.

Nantahala Community

Physical: 425 Porter Street
Franklin, NC 28734
Local 828-524-3161
TF 866-372-5546
Nantahala Community Whether you are looking for a quiet getaway or an active vacation, the Nantahala Community has it all. Comfortable lodging; casual dining; fast water for trout fishing; pristine, high elevation Nantahala Lake for boating and fishing; whitewater rafting; scenic roads; and hiking trails with long-range views. Secluded, yet minutes from Nantahala Gorge activities.

Nantahala Cabins

Physical: 580 Nantahala Cabins Lane (off Hwy. 19 West)
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-1622
TF 877-488-1622
Nantahala Cabins Clean, comfortable, outdoor-themed cabins in the Great Smoky Mountains, (2.5 miles from the World Championships venue). Our fully equipped cabins offer great views and conveniences (full kitchens, baths, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and satellite TV– some have hot tubs and fireplaces.) Located near whitewater rafting, horseback riding, biking, fly fishing, boating, hiking, and more.

Ela Campground, RV Park & Country Store

Physical: 5100 Ela Road
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-2410
Ela Campground, RV Park & Country Store Enjoy the beauty of the Smoky Mountains and the Tuckaseigee River at family-oriented, group-accommodating Ela Campground. Full hook-up sites on and off river, tent sites, camping cabins and RV rentals to suit your preference of camping. We look forward to you and your family being our guests.

Firefly Creek Campground

Physical: 11044 Highway 19 West
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 423-948-7616
Firefly Creek Campground Firefly Creek Campground in the Nantahala Gorge is located just 1 mile from the Nantahala River and NOC. Spacious and quiet with Tent Camping Sites, Covered Tent Platforms, and Open Group Camping Sites available. Primitive RV and Camper Sites are available with easy access. Most sites are alongside two creeks that flow year-round. Come and relax with us. Large groups welcome.

Settlers Mountain

Physical: 340 East Alarka Road
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-8622
TF 800-476-8027
Settlers Mountain Five secluded homes on our 200-acre mountain property; rent separately or total occupancy of 35. Fully furnished with linens, central air/heat, satellite TV, DVD/VCR, washer/dryer, BBQ grills, picnic tables, family pavilion and recreation room, fire pit. Close to Bryson City, train, rafting, biking, hiking, fishing, golf, horseback riding, National Park and more.

The Fryemont Inn

Physical: 245 Fryemont Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-2159
TF 800-845-4879
The Fryemont Inn On the National Register of Historic Places, The Fryemont Inn has been a tradition in mountain hospitality since 1923. There are 32 rooms & suites in the lodge; 8 luxury, fireplace suites; and a two-bedroom cabin. The Fryemont has a swimming pool; full-service bar; and a restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner, which are included in your lodging.

Riverbend Lodging

Physical: 470 Highway 19 South
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-9476
TF 877-272-3125
Riverbend Lodging Scenic riverfront location on the Tuckasegee River with 13 extra clean modern units. Eight different sizes and options. Rooms have expanded cable, in-room coffee, refrigerators, and microwaves. Free WIFI. Decks for scenic viewing with charcoal grills. Fishing area. Very peaceful and relaxing.

Nantahala Village

Physical: 9400 Highway 19 West
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-9000
Nantahala Village Nantahala Village is 4 miles from the Nantahala Outdoor Center. The Village offers a variety of lodging to meet all levels of comfort and budgets. Enjoy the pool, horseback riding, fitness and game rooms. Onsite restaurants provide quick meals to go or relaxing dining experiences. Everything you need to enjoy the World Championships is at Nantahala Village.