Visit Blue Ridge Mountains: Vacations and What to Do

view from blue ridge cabin rentals in the mountains of NC

Can’t seem to get that John Denver song out of your head? You know the one that goes “West Virginiaaa, Mountain Mamaaa?” If it rings a bell, we urge you to pack your bags and take that “country road,” because a relaxing retreat upon the Blue Ridge Mountains is exactly where you belong. Blue Ridge Mountains vacations are up there with the best ways to go glamping in the U.S. this year and we have some of the best destinations nearby for you to visit! Let your wanderlust take you away to a retreat near Asheville, North Carolina, one of these rustic, cabins in the woods, glamping in Virginia, or take a journey to that scenic, “almost heaven, West Virginia.” (Ok, that’s enough country music references for now.) Whichever US retreat piques your interest, you will have the luxury of venturing to the Blue Ridge Mountains vacation ideas right next door available to you.

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Try the best Blue Ridge trails and go hiking near Asheville, NC in 2021 

Grab your boots and your camping/glamping essentials before heading out onto the best Blue Ridge trails for hiking near Asheville, NC rentals, and more!  If you’re looking for good places to go hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Blue Ridge Parkway is home to some spectacular trails near Asheville where couples, families, and solo travelers can really work up a sweat while witnessing some of the best scenery on offer in the U.S. 

The Linn Cove Viaduct is one of the best hiking trails in Blue Ridge and from Beacon Heights, hikers can enjoy some simply stunning views from the rocky terrain before shortly after heading through some more enchanting forested areas and Wilson Creek! More popular hikes in the Blue Ridge Parkway and our recommendations include: 

  • Rough Ridge at Grandfather Mountain 
  • Crabtree Falls Trail 
  • Mount Pisgah Trail 
  • Craggy Gardens Trail 
  • Sam Knob Trail 
  • Richland Balsam Trail 
  • Skinny Dip Falls Trail 

Stay near the best places to go hiking in Blue Ridge Mountains with hikers’ log cabins in Asheville

As if luxury camping couldn’t get any better, this Asheville log cabin is a lakefront dream-and-a-half. Set in Hendersonville, North Carolina, you will be surrounded by 200 waterfalls and 800 miles of hiking trails, just waiting to be discovered during the best Blue Ridge Mountains vacations of your lifetime!  If the forests that envelop this site aren’t enough to seal the deal, this rental is also surrounded by wildflowers. To top it off, this host offers packages to be delivered upon arrival, from a dozen roses to wine and cheese baskets, to complete your five-star stay.

Unique Luxurious Tree House Hotel with a Spacious Wrap Around Deck in Asheville, blue ridge mountains vacations
Unique Luxurious Tree House Hotel with a Spacious Wrap Around Deck in Asheville

National Park camping in the Blue Ridge Mountains: vacations for outdoor enthusiasts in 2021 await 

The Blue Ridge Mountains are of course a mountain range that spans across the eastern United States and encompasses some excellent national parks. National park camping in the U.S. is a great way to swap your daily responsibilities and stresses for the great outdoors in America where you can really discover some unforgettable adventures and the best vacations for outdoor enthusiasts in 2021. Get out and into the wilderness this year and rediscover your passion for nature when you head to the top destinations in the Blue Ridge Mountains such as: 

  • The Great Smoky Mountains National Park 
  • Shenandoah National Park 
  • Pisgah National Forest 
  • Grandfather Mountain 
  • Cades Cove 
  • Biltmore 

All of these great places to visit in the Blue Ridge Mountains deserve to be combined with equally impressive Blue Ridge vacation homes and somewhere the adventures don’t have to come to an end! 

Discover the best places to visit in the Blue Ridge Mountains from luxury Georgia domes in 2021 

If you head to Georgia, vacations here will keep the whole family happy and occupied. There are some fantastic cabins in Georgia, and you can also book a stay at an eclectic dome in Georgia with fantastic views of the Appalachian Mountains. Set on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and on an extremely private farm in Georgia, get in touch with your inner farmer while still enjoying the luxury of a personal chef and massage services, upon request. Lastly, no need for a Blue Ridge travel guide when you’ve got a host as attentive as this one. Transportation is offered to nearby things to do in Georgia such as horseback riding, river float fishing, and canoe, kayak, and tube rental sites.

Romantic Riverfront Cabin with Pool Access in Blue Ridge, Georgia, blue ridge mountains vacations
Romantic Riverfront Cabin with Pool Access in Blue Ridge, Georgia

Biking and more from luxury Blue Ridge treehouses in 2021

Blue Ridge Mountains treehouse anyone? This fantastic rental is as grand as the mountains and the 12,000-acre glamping resort that surround it. Have a ball in the town of Meadows of Dan, and enjoy the simplicity of a rental high up in the trees. Did we mention that this glamping treehouse also provides you with a plush king-size bed and turn down service? Blue Ridge Mountains vacations don’t come much better than this and if you’re looking for paradise in the eastern United States, don’t ignore treehouses in Georgia, North Carolina, and more top destinations in the U.S! 

Enchanting Tree House in Trenton Perfect for Group or Romantic Getaways near Atlanta, blue ridge mountains vacations
Enchanting Tree House in Trenton Perfect for Group or Romantic Getaways near Atlanta

Looking for some more Virginia escapes? Discover more romantic getaways in Virginia here and let the good times roll! 

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