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  • The Barn at Bhakti Manor

    The Barn at Bhakti Manor hosts spiritual and yoga-related retreats and classes in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of North Carolina.

    Our comfortable, newly-renovated facility is situated on 20 acres of land in the quiet solitude of the Smoky Mountains. Formerly a working farm, the Barn at Bhakti Manor has been transformed into a sacred space for community events, yoga classes and spiritual workshops.

  • Rivendell Cabin

    Rivendell is secluded vacation cabins providing  hot tubs, furnishings, wi fi, satellite tv, great views. Three cabins to meet your lodging needs. Priced fairly, pet friendly, no hidden charges or fees.
  • Stay Nantahala Cabins and Luxury Yurt Rentals

    Our cabin rentals and luxury yurt rentals at Lakes End Marina are located on beautiful Lake Nantahala, surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains.  At an elevation over 3,000 feet, we are located between Franklin and Murphy North Carolina, about two and half hours northwest of Atlanta or about an hour and half from Asheville.

    Come visit Lake Nantahala's only lake front marina & boat rental and restaurant and stay in our mountain lake cabin rentals or yurt camping

  • A Sapphire Inn

    Featuring a perfect getaway motel in Franklin, North Carolina when planning that beautiful mountain vacation filled with several exciting activities in the Gem Capital of World. Franklin, North Carolina is located in Nantahala National Forest. Sapphire Inn is close to many hiking trails including Appalachian Trail & Bartram Trail, waterfalls, gem mining, golf courses, boating, fishing and much more. Sapphire Inn offers free Wi-Fi and pet-friendly accommodations in Franklin, just 20 miles from Cherokee where jackpot awaits you at Harrah's Casino. Free private parking is available on site. Certain rooms include views of the mountains or city. The rooms include a private bathroom fitted with a bathtub or shower. A flat-screen TV is provided.
  • Mitchells Lodge & Cottages

    We are nestled by a small lake and stream only 2 blocks from Highlands Main Street. Cabins with fireplaces, jacuzzi and a fully equipped kitchen or a basic room are just a few of the types of accommodations we offer. Free Continental Breakfast every morning. It's like coming home.
  • A Wilderness Retreat

    Come and enjoy this beautiful wilderness retreat, surrounded by the Smoky Mountains. This lovely 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath is readily equipped for your every need, to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Relax and enjoy the view and wonderful fresh mountain air from our deck.
  • Rolling Thunder River Company

    The rapids are just the start of your adventure! Rolling Thunder River Company has been entertaining families and thrill seekers for 40 plus years. Join the ONE MILLION, and counting, who have EXPERIENCED the most memorable river trips possible.

    Come explore the deep valleys of Appalachia and raft the most renowned rapids of the Southeastern part of the country: the Nantahala, Ocoee, and Toccoa rivers. Discover why millions are attracted to this region every year.

  • Taylors Mountainside A-Frame

    Private home, Sleeps 7 adults comfortably, more than fully stocked kitchen, all linens, huge front deck, grill, picnic table, porch swing, nestled in the middle of our 3 lots for privacy, cots in closet for "extra" children bedding if needed. 2 bedrooms, plus bonus sleeping loft and 2 bathrooms.
  • Pines RV Park & Cabins

    Open Year Round with all Facilities Fully Operational, Quiet Peaceful Setting, Paved Roads, Spacious Sites can accommodate 45’ RV’s to Tents, Free Wifi, Spotless Bath Houses, Laundry, Rec. Room, Limited Store with snacks, ice and wood, Playground, Horseshoes, Shuffleboard, Basketball, Daily-Weekly-Monthly-Seasonal & Yearly Rates available, Vacation Cabin Rentals, RV Storage.  Many nearby attractions.  Family Owned and Operated and YES Pet Friendly too.
  • Lamplighter Realty

    Let years of experience go to work for you. As one of the oldest firms in Franklin, we specialize in large tracts, commercial and residential properties. We also have rental apartments to fit your budget and your need. Our agents are always on call for you. Make Lamplighter Realty your "#1 Real Estate choice."
  • Rose Creek Campground & Cabins

    Secluded, flat and shaded campsites located in a serene valley surrounded by beautiful mountains and landscape.  Full hookups, water and electric sites and tent camping.  Ask us about our cabins, too!
  • Lakehaven on Lake Nantahala

    Stacked stone and hand hewn beaned mountain home located on pristine Lake Nantahala with crystal clear water and gorgeous views.  Lakehaven has large great room with adjacent dining, kitchen and large screen porch with fireplace on terrace level.  Five bedrooms in main house with four baths.  Bonus guest room over garage with bath for additional fee.  Sleeps 14 to 18.
  • The Lazy Bear Retreat

    Come relax at The Lazy Bear Retreat, perfect for 6 people with two bedrooms (1 queen bed and 2 twins) and 1 loft where the king size bed oversees the inside of the cabin and the outdoors.  2 full bathrooms.  Fully furnished kitchen, BBQ, Netflix, Internet and Washer/dryer.  Unwind on the deck in the rocking chairs.  Quiet area.
  • Andy’s Trout Farm

    Andy's Trout Farm is located on 325 acres of beautiful mountain land. Bring your family and spend the day fishing for rainbow trout. Vacation in our mountain cabins along the creek. We are the perfect place to relax, enjoy and get back to nature, just 5 miles west of Dillard, Ga. New venue for weddings, retreats & reunions!
  • The Great Outdoors RV Resort & Cabins

    The Great Outdoors RV Resort is open year round and the only Perfect 10/10*/10 rated resort in the Smoky Mountains!  We have Cozy cabins for those that do not have an RV.  For those that do have an RV we offer wide paved roads with EX access, big rig sites with full hook-ups, 30/50 amp, fire pit, picnic shower/bathrooms, community fire pit, and a clubhouse that Rally Groups rave about!  All of this in beautiful Franklin, NC.
  • Lakeshore Cottage

    Cozy 2 bedroom 1 bath with a lake and mountainview from the deck. Sleeps up to 6. Fully equipped with all your vacation needs! Fireplace inside and on deck, fire pit, wireless internet, TV, DVD, Cable. Come and enjoy all the Smokey mountains activities within minutes of our cottage.
  • Olive Hill Vacation Rentals

    We specialize in providing affordable, clean, comfortable, private vacation accommodations in historical homes renovated and restored with modern travelers in mind.  "The Old Campbell Farm" and The Dock Barnard Farm", both establised in the late 1800's, are conveniently located in beautiful Iotla Valley near many interesting and exciting Western NC venues.  We do have a two-night minimum stay. The Old Campbell Farm is located at 55 Roper Road, Franklin NC  28734.  The Dock Barnard Farm is located at 95 Dock Barnard Lane, Franklin NC  28734.
  • Oak Grove Cabins

    Riverfront log cabins and cottages. Near gem mines. Also authentic 1800's log cabin. Swim or fish from your backyard. One & Two Bedrooms, nicely furnished. Great place for family reunions, honeymoons & getaways. Enjoy the river and views at an affordable price.
  • Franklin Home Store, Inc.

    Spend your vacation in luxury and style or rustic and wooded, we have it all! Everything from a secluded 1938 log home in the woods to an upscale home with all modern amenities. We're here to make your get-a-way pleasant and enjoyable. We manage homes that offer 3 day weekend rentals to yearly leases.
  • Big Bear Cabin Rentals

    Big Bear Cabin Rentals are located on a quiet, wooded mountainside conveniently off of Hwy 441 in Franklin. Our cozy, fully furnished vacation cabins feature rustic furnishings and décor, all-inclusive amenities, and FREE WI-FI. With two and three-bedroom properties available for nightly and weekly rental, we have options for both small and large groups. Book online today!
  • The Cabins at Long Branch

    The cabins are identical in design.  Yet the unique, handcrafted furnishings give each a distinctive look.  Each has two bedrooms, beautiful stacked stone fireplaces, large, covered porch with rockers, and beautiful distressed plank flooring.  There's central heat and air, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, ceiling fans and all the modern conveniences of home.  Two bedrooms, fully furnished with all new appliances, these cabins are perfect for a weekend getaway or a family vacation.  Fully furnished kitchen, full size washer/dryer, each cabin sleeps six in a secluded wooded setting at 3500 feet.    Available year round.  Enjoy our cool summer temperatures, colorful fall foliage, beautiful winter snows and our spring flowers and wildlife.
  • Comfort Inn

    Welcome to the Comfort Inn, our hotel features an Indoor Pool, Free High Speed Internet and a free Hot Breakfast every morning. Whether you are looking for a relaxing place in the mountains or want to go visit the local attractions we are only minutes away.
  • Colonial Inn

    30 attractive rooms, some featuring two double beds, some king beds. Some rooms have refrigerators. Cable TV, tiled shower/bath and in room coffee service. The Colonial Inn grounds offer two acres of lawn, picnic area, swimming and wading pools. All rooms are heated and air-conditioned because the Colonial Inn is open year round. Rates are available on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.
  • Downtown RV Park

    Singing birds in the trees will wake you at beautiful Downtown RV Park.  Wooded, intimate park with spacious sites in downtown Franklin.  Park & Walk to all that downtown has to offer!  (Voted Top Small Town 2015 Blue Ridge Outdoors!)  30 Amp, full hookup, grill & picnic table each site, laundry, wifi, pet friendly, private shower rooms.  Sit around the fire & make new friends!
  • A Captain’s Cabin

    The log cabin was originally built in 1838. In the mid seventies the cabin was relocated from nearby onto a modern foundation perched upon the top of the hill. At this time of reconstruction a back kitchen & dining room, garage, second floor with 3 bedrooms and 3 covered/enclosed porches were added. Over the past few years the interior has been renovated and modernized. What a charming setting for a very private little getaway or busy family gathering. With plenty of overflow space, all the kids can run and play right out front on the hills of grass while the adults relax on the porches enjoying the sound of running brooks and the spring fed waterwheel. Peace and seclusion are just a few of the attributes found here. A Captain's Cabin on 'Little Onion Mountain' has over five acres to roam without ever leaving the property. Yet it's conveniently located minutes to downtown Franklin, grocery stores, restaurants and 5-20 miles from 4 fabulous waterfalls, world class hiking in the Nantahala National Forest and the town of Highlands.
  • Buckwood Log Lodge

    Located in the land of the Waterfalls between Franklin and Highlands, North Carolina, Buckwood offers a relaxing mountain vacation setting. Awaken to the sound of rushing Buck Creek, relax in a porch rocker, hike mountain trails or take in many nearby attractions including the Biltmore Estate, gem mining and horseback riding.
  • MSM Properties

    MSM Properties - Real Estate and Property Management - Appreciates your business.  My goal is to help you find your next Home, confident that is best suited for your lifestyle, whether  a single family residence, a Condominium or Townhouse.  Looking for vacant Land for investment or building your dreamhome?  Whatever your needs, I love to make the "perfect match."

    And if you are interested in Rentals and Property Management, as an experienced property manager I can help you with that too.

  • Cherokee Mountain Cabins

    Nantahala Luxury - Dreaming of a getaway in a picture-perfect smoky Mountains log cabin rental? Our hand-crafted cabins are on a scenic mountain stream near Nantahala Lake, just minutes from rafting and trout fishing. Secluded, rustic and elegant with upscale amenities, fireplaces and hot tubs. One, two and three bedrooms. Group pavilion.
  • Peaceful Mountain Hideaway

    A private, cozy secluded cottage nestled 4,000 feet high with 6 acres of forested private property overlooking a stunning mountain panarama.  Relax swinging on the porch and enjoy hiking miles of scenic trails through Nantahala's lush forest right from your door.  Hunt wild mushrooms and pick fresh berries as you explore.  The cottage is fully equipped including Wi-Fi, a private deck and grill.
  • River Vista Mountain Village

    Open year around surrounded by the Georgia mountains.  Great sites with cable TV and wi-fi , laundry, bathhouses, indoor/outdoor pool, clubhouse, fitness center, basketball court, picnic pavilions, BBQ grills, horseshoe, outdoor theater, conference center,  social activities and furnished rental cabins. Groups welcome! Conference Center seat’s 225 people, w/2 kitchens.
  • Carolina Mountain Rental

    Joshua's Lodge is a unique vacation rental owned by Carolina Mountain Rental, Inc.  It is called the "Family Fun Place" for family reunions and group vacations. Joshua's Lodge sleeps 16 and uniquely provides an abundance of amenities such as a hot tub, pool table, popcorn machine, snow cone maker, ice cream maker, smore maker, coffee maker center, fire pit, and more, all with provided supplies.
  • Cat Creek Lodge

    Cat Creek Lodge boasts seven one-bedroom suites, all with private baths, a personal kitchen area, and screened-in porches. Take a dip in our large swimming pool, relax by the fire pit, or prepare a meal on our outdoor grill. Historic downtown Franklin is less than two miles away with many interesting things to do.
  • Fire Mountain Inn, Cabins & Tree Houses

    Fire Mountain, one of the most unique and spectacular mountaintop hideaways in America is secluded on hundreds of mountaintop acres. Fire Mountain is a mountaintop retreat composed of a contemporary Inn, luxury cabins and intimate Treehouses, all having long range mountaintop views.
  • A Little Slice of Smokey Mountain Heaven

    Beautiful two bedroom/two bath home near Franklin offering panoramic views overlooking Iotla Valley and the distant Blue Ridge Mountains. A covered deck, fully furnished kitchen, living room with fireplace, tv/vcr/dvd, satellite dish, outdoor gas grill and ceiling fans throughtout. Air conditioned through the summer months. Just ten minutes from downtown Franklin and local gem mines. Pet friendly.
  • Vision Valley Retreat & Mountain Lodge

    Luxury lodge sleeps 4 and will open for booking beginning August 1, 2020.  Terrace Apartment - Sleeps 5 is open now for bookings.  Idullic setting complete with waterfall, koi pond, gazebo and exquisite landscaping, Great venue for corporate or private events, small family celebrations or weddings, birthdays or anniversary events.  Corporate longer lease considered.  Now accepting dogs.  Ask about acceptable breeds.  
  • Carolina Motel

    Carolina Motel is a beautiful American owned property located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains,  We offer spacious guest rooms, as well as, cedar log cabins and weekly vacation rental homes.  We pride ourselves on cleanliness, as well as, our guest's comfort and needs. Our amenities include pool, free wifi, fire pit, free parking, free continental breakfast, and all non smoking rooms.  
  • Sleepy Hollow Mountain Cabins

    Our concept is immaculate, updated, unique, affordable, family vacation rentals.  We have 8 cabins on 7 acres, from 1 to 4 bedrooms, right outside of Franklin in Cowee Valley, the gem capital of the world.  You will find 5 gem mines within 5 miles.  Sleepy Hollow is centrally located and the perfect spot for day trips to various attractions in the area.  Hiking, waterfalls, golf, river rafting and tubing just minutes away.  Pet and children friendly.
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    98 Hyatt Road • Franklin, NC • 28734
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