Smoky Mountains Getaway Cabin on Lake Nantahala in National Forest, North CarolinaTopton, North Carolina (United States)
Smoky Mountains Getaway Cabin on Lake Nantahala in National Forest, North Carolina
- Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
The first bedroom has a queen-size bed and is well-lit by bedside lamps, ceiling fan lamps, and multiple windows. The second bedroom has a twin-size bunk bed, the top of which is accessed and protected by a unique ladder and guard rail made out of tree branches. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, sink, and combined bathtub and shower. Linens and towels are provided.
In the living room, guests will find a sofa, armchair, coffee table, side tables, and a dining table. The fully equipped kitchen comes with an oven, stove, microwave, refrigerator, coffee machine, and plenty of cabinets and counter space. Other amenities include a washer and dryer, electric fireplace, free Wi-Fi, satellite television, and telephone.
Outside, there is a covered hot tub, a grill, a fire pit, a private dock, a porch, and a large deck with a table, chairs, and umbrella.
- Queen-size bed
- Bunk bed
- Linens and pillows
- Dining table
- Cooking basics
- Dining room
- Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Fire pit
- Shared Barbecue
Just moments away, guests will find Lake's End Café and Marina—)from which watercraft rentals, tours, cruises, guides, and drivers are available.
Before going on outdoor excursions, visitors will be able to stock up on equipment and provisions at the outdoor supply store. For boat and water sports rentals, tour guide and driver hires, boating supplies, repairs, and fuel, the marina can meet visitors' needs before and after heading out to the lake.
The cafe and grill offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner—and it can even provide dockside deliveries! The ingredients are fresh, and the prices are affordable.
Location + Surroundings
The Appalachian Trail and Bartram Trail run through the surrounding area, along with numerous other hiking trails in the vicinity. The lake and nearby creeks provide ample opportunities for water sports, boating, and fishing. Within an hour's drive, visitors can also go on trips to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Nantahala Gorge, one of the nation's premier whitewater rafting rivers.
A vast, natural paradise awaits outside the door, perfect for both unplugging and adventuring in the wild. At the same time, however, the conveniences of civilization are not too far away. About 18 miles to the east, the town of Franklin offers various options for fine dining, antique shopping, art gallery visits, and museum tours. The towns of Andrews, Robbinsville, and Bryson City are also nearby, and the Cherokee Indian Reservation is about an hour away.
The cities of Asheville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville are two hours away, and Atlanta is three hours away. The closest airport is the Western Carolina Regional Airport, about half an hour away.
- Winter sports
- Water sports
- Horseback riding
- Whitewater rafting
- Wildlife watching
- Feeding animals
The opportunities for outdoor adventure are nearly endless, both on land and on water. On land, visitors can go hiking in the surrounding Nantahala National Forest or the nearby Joyce Kilmer Forest, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bartram Trail, and Appalachian Trail. Besides hiking, there are a number of other ways they can explore the landscape—from zip-line tours, canopy tours, and Jeep tours, to horseback riding, mountain biking, and driving along the Mountain Waters Scenic Byway. Lakes End Marina is a full-service marina offers gas, snacks, sundry items, bait and all of the supplies glampers will need for a great day on the lake or the mountains. They offer paddle boards, sail boats, pontoon boats, ski boats, bass boat, canoes, and kayaks.
On the water, visitors can rent pontoon boats, fishing boats, ski boats, canoes, and kayaks, as well as go wake boarding, jet skiing, and rafting, with both guided and unguided trips available from local companies. For a more low-key outing on the lake, visitors can go on a dinner cruise. The lake is also a prime location for fishing, with many species of fish, including trout, bass, sunfish, crappie, salmon, and walleye.
For shopping and dining, visitors can go to a nearby general store, fishing equipment store, rustic market, and various restaurants, as well as the on-site outdoor supply store, cafe, and grill. For entertainment and edification, they can take advantage of a number of golf courses, the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, the Andrews Twin Cinema, the Ruby City Gem Museum, the Macon County Historical Society Museum, and the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.
At the Cherokee Indian Reservation, visitors can step back into time to experience traditional Cherokee culture at Oconaluftee Indian Village and learn more about it at the Cherokee Indian Museum. For those who want to try their luck, Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort awaits as well.
Check-in: 04:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
There is a $350 refundable damage deposit due at the time of booking and it will be returned within five days of guests' departure as long as there is no damage done to the accommodation.