Description of Glamping Units
This charming accommodation is located in Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina, and can accommodate two guests for a mountain getaway near the Yellowhammer Mountains. It consists of one bedroom and one full private bathroom. The bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, a dresser, and a pair of armchairs surrounded by hardwood floors, floral-themed decor, and two windows with views of the Cheoah River. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a combination bathtub/shower. Luxury linens, towels, and complimentary toiletries are provided.
Other amenities include a Keurig coffeemaker, daily housekeeping, access to 24-hour guest services attendants, and access to on-site dining facilities serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a riverside setting. Outside, guests will find a 120-acre property featuring expansive lawns, flowering bushes, tennis courts, a hammock cove, a nightly bonfire, and access to private hiking trails. Read More
- Air conditioning
- King-size bed
- Linens provided
- Private bathroom
- Running water
- Towels provided
Inside the accommodation, guests will enjoy amenities such as a Keurig coffeemaker, luxury linens, complimentary toiletries, daily housekeeping, and access to 24-hour guest services attendants. Outside, they will find tennis courts, a hammock cove, nightly bonfires, and access to private hiking trails. Covered parking spaces are available for guests bringing motorcycles or sports cars.
Guests will also enjoy access to on-site dining facilities that serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner and include a full-service bar. (Meals are not included in the accommodation rate.) Lunch and dinner can be enjoyed either indoors or at outdoor riverside tables. A private dining room is also available for groups.
Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and includes hot and cold items such as scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits and gravy, grits, potatoes, yogurt, Danishes, fruit, and cereal, along with coffee, tea, juice, and milk. For lunch and dinner, guests can enjoy treats such as a wood-fired stove oven pizza, steak, burgers, salads, and locally-sourced trout.
Guests who are interested in having corporate retreats, meetings, group gatherings, or weddings at the site will find a variety of facilities that can meet the needs of their group and event. These include a theater that can seat more than 100 guests and features Tesla charging stations; a room and terrace that overlook the Cheoah River and have capacity for 80 and 84 guests, respectively; a lounge that can host cocktail parties, open bars, and tastings; and a riverside lawn that is well-suited for wedding photographs.
- Deck or balcony
- Dining room
- Patio furniture
Location + Surroundings
This accommodation is located near Robbinsville, North Carolina, where it is situated on a 120-acre lodge and cabin site nestled in the lushly forested mountains of Nantahala National Forest, the largest national forest in the entire state, boasting 531,148 acres of natural splendor. Set on the banks of the Cheoah River, full of expansive lawns and flowering bushes, surrounded by a variety of hiking trails, and providing scenic views of the Cheoah Bluffs, Meadow Branch, Yellowhammer Creek, and the Yellowhammer Mountains, the property provides guests with an ideal setting for reconnecting to the great outdoors.
Nearby attractions include Yellow Creek Falls, Fontana Lake, Lake Santeetlah, the Maple Springs Observation Deck, the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, and the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest. The latter is home to one of the largest old growth forests in the eastern United States. Full of yellow poplars, oaks, basswoods, beeches, and sycamores, the forest safeguards a variety of ancient, magnificent trees, some of which are more than 400 years old, 20 feet thick, and 100 feet tall.
Another nearby attraction is the Tail of the Dragon (also known as simply the Dragon), a scenic stretch of the US 129 that undulates through 319 curves in 11 miles on its way from Nantahala National Forest to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The latter lies to the north and encompasses more than 520,000 acres of forested mountains and valleys, which are woven with 2,100 miles of streams and rivers and over 800 miles of trails, including a 70 mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail. The park is home to more than 200 species of birds, 67 species of fish, 80 species of reptiles and amphibians, and 65 species of mammals, including river otters, bobcats, white-tailed deer, and black bears.
For dining, guests can take advantage of the on-site restaurant, or they can head to nearby Fontana Dam and central Robbinsville where they will find a variety of options that can be reached in less than half an hour. The accommodation is about an hour and a half from Knoxville, Tennessee, and three hours from Atlanta, Georgia, where the nearest international airport is located. Read More
This site can host corporate retreats, meetings, group gatherings, and weddings. Interested guests should contact the host for more information.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are available for purchase at the property's on-site dining facilities, which also include a full-service bar.
- Bird watching
- Water sports
- Wildlife viewing
With the banks of the Cheoah River just footsteps away, Nantahala National Forest surrounding the property, Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the north, and a number of trails and lakes nearby, guests will enjoy a variety of options for outdoor recreation.
The river is a popular venue for fishing, whitewater rafting, canoeing, and kayaking, with rentals and tours available from a variety of local outfitters such as Endless River Adventures. For more fishing, as well as swimming and boating, guests can visit Lake Santeetlah and Fontana Lake.
For hiking and biking, guests will enjoy access to private trails right from the site. They can also explore trails at Yellow Creek Falls, the Citico Creek Wilderness, the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, and the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest. Other options include the Benton MacKaye Trail, the Huckleberry Knob Trail, and the Piney Knob Trail System. Even more options can be found to the north in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
At the site, guests can play tennis at the tennis courts, relax at the hammock cove, warm up around the nightly bonfire, and enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the on-site dining facilities. For more dining options, guests can head to nearby Fontana Dam and central Robbinsville.
Last but certainly not least, no trip to the area would be complete without taking a scenic drive on the Tail of the Dragon (also known as simply the Dragon), an 11-mile stretch of US 129 that takes guests on a ride through 319 curves unfurling between Nantahala National Forest and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
- You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
Smoking and pets are not permitted.