Where To Stay
We recommend that you have your accommodations confirmed ahead of time. From camping to bed-and-breakfasts to hotels and lodges to beautiful cabin rentals, there are many places to stay close to us. For a complete list of accommodations, attractions, and information, the local Chambers of Commerce are a great place for information.
Swain County Chamber of Commerce 828.488.3681
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce 800.962.1911 or 828.586.2155
Check out our recommended partners for many of the wonderful places that we know personally and recommend to stay during your trip:
HOTELS, BED & BREAKFASTS, INNS
Highly acclaimed bed & breakfast between Dillsboro and Bryson City. Located 20 minutes from Endless Rivers on Highway 74. 800.789.8024 or 828.586.0251
Historic Inn overlooking Bryson City. Lodging, fine dining and casual bar dining are part of the offerings. 828.488.2159
Folkestone Inn Bed & Breakfast
A nostalgic farm house at the Deep Creek entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Bryson City. 828.488.2730 or 888.812.3385
Freeman’s Motel & Cottages
Located on highway 28, ten minutes from our location on the Nantahala River. 828.488.2737
Hawkesdene House Breakfast
A charming Inn tucked behind the town of Andrews, NC (west of the Nantahala Gorge). The Hawkesdene House is the perfect setting for a wedding, family reunion or corporate group. 800.477.9549
A rustic-chic mountain resort and spa. Located on highway 74 overlooking Fontana Lake. 800.742.6492
Located on a hillside overlooking Bryson City with a view of the Smokies, the McKinley Edwards Inn offers upscale boutique hotel lodging in an historic Bryson City landmark. 828.488.9626
Nantahala Log Cabin Lodge
Just five minutes upstream of us, the Nantahala Log Cabin Lodge is conveniently located in the heart of the Nantahala Gorge. It is also just across the street from Pizza By The River. 706.589.6438
Nantahala Village Resort
Located just 4 miles east of ERA. Lodge and cabin rentals available. 828.488.9000
Snowbird Mountain Lodge
This elegant mountain retreat rests among 100 acres of undisturbed mountaintop in Graham County, North Carolina, just eleven miles from the town of Robbinsville. 800.941.9290
Located on the banks of the Cheoah River, the Tapoco is the perfect place for enjoying the best view of the Cheoah River action – especially with the riverside dining. 828.498.2325
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CABINS NEAR THE NANTAHALA GORGE
Nantahala Retreat House
Located in the heart of the Nantahala Gorge, this beautiful 4-bedroom dog friendly home sleeps ten with a big kitchen and a hot tub for your intimate gathering in the Gorge. 505-554-7133
Lands Creek Log Cabins
There is hardly a prettier place in WNC for a wedding, birthday party, or just a place to call home for the weekend. Located just outside of Bryson City. 888.346.9793
Mayfield Mountain Cottage
Located in the heart of Almond, North Carolina our house is set in Fontana Trace Estates. 251.747.6406
Nantahala River Lodge
Cradled between majestic mountains in the Nantahala National Forest, alongside the Upper Nantahala River. 800.470.4718
Ocoee Nights Cottages
Authentic mountain community accommodations located near the Ocoee River and miles of biking & hiking trails. For reservations, call 706.455.0694 or 706.455.5405 or email and ask for Joe Jacobi’s Ocoee Nights Cottages.
Rock Creek Cabins
Fully equipped, fully furnished chalet and log cabins in the North Carolina Mountains. 800.731.8050
The Cabins at Long Branch
luxury log cabin rentals at the top of the Nantahala Gorge. 662.773.3099
A collection of luxury log homes, chalet and cottage rentals in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. 888.604.3075
Yellow Rose Realty
The largest selection of vacation rentals in western North Carolina. 828.488.2797
Sunset Farm Cabins
located within minutes of Cherokee, Bryson City, Dillsboro, and Sylva, and only 15 minutes from the Smoky Mountain National Park. 800.408.4889.
Whispering Winds Cabins
Handcrafted log cabins located near the Tuckaseegee River in Bryson City. 828.488.6383
House Rentals that Allow Pets: 813.653.3097
CAMPING NEAR ENDLESS RIVER ADVENTURES
Big Nantahala Campground
Located in the Nantahala Gorge across the street from Endless River Adventures.
Flaming Arrow Campground
In Cherokee, NC, open year round with all the amenities to make for a great vacation spot.
Kickstand Lodge and Campground
A motorcycle riders resort in Stecoah, North Carolina. Located in the Smoky Mountains, surrounded by the best riding in the southeast, the Kickstand Lodge is a great destination for a weekend get-away or a week long stay.
Nelsons Nantahala Hideaway
Nestled in the heart of the Nantahala forest at Topton, NC. Both camping and a group cabin are available. 828.321.4407.
Lost Mine Campground
Located just 1.5 miles from Endless River Adventures, in the Nantahala Gorge. 828.488.6445
Turkey Creek Campground
10 minutes outside the Nantahala Gorge on Highway 28 convenient to both Endless River Adventures and Tsali. 828.488.8966
Tumbling Waters Campground
Located near just outside the Nantahala Gorge. Pancakes for breakfast! 828.479.3814
Deep Creek Campground
Located on the outskirts of Bryson City, at the entrance to the Smoky Mountain National Park. 828.488.6055
Located off of Highway 28 in the Tsali Recreation area. Nantahala National Forest, fee area.
Persimmon Creek Campground
Located just 13 miles east of the Ocoee Visitor’s Center, postiioned not far from the Nantahala, Ocoee, Hiwassee, Nottely and Toccoa Rivers, as well as Cherokee, Nottely and Hiwassee Lakes. Paddlers are very welcome here! 828.644.5800
Rippling Water Kennel
Located just outside the Nantahala Gorge, Rippling Waters provides daily/weekend boarding services and shuttle/boarding services for AT hikers and their mutts. 828.488.2091
Smoky Mountain Pet Nanny
Emergency Animal Care
REACH (Regional Emergency Animal Care Hospital) is open 7/days per week, 24 hours/day. 828.665.4399