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Log cabin for 4 people, with jacuzzi and balcony/terrace
4.7
20 reviews
Wears Valley, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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$118per night
Log cabin for 2 people, with terrace and jacuzzi
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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$200per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with garden
4 pers., 1 bedrooms, 495ft²
5.0
170 reviews
Blue Ridge Mountains
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$157per night
Vacation house for 9 people, with garden and jacuzzi as well as pool
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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$271per night
Vacation house for 6 people
4.4
6 reviews
Blue Ridge Mountains
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$82per night
Vacation house for 2 people, with jacuzzi and pool as well as balcony/terrace
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 592ft²
4.4
86 reviews
Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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$85per night
Lodge for 2 people, with jacuzzi, with pets
4.3
252 reviews
Seneca Rocks, Blue Ridge Mountains
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$104per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with balcony and pool
4.4
6 reviews
Canaan Valley, Blue Ridge Mountains
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$105per night
Vacation house for 2 people, with jacuzzi
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 11ft²
4.1
37 reviews
Chattahoochee National Forest, Blue Ridge Mountains
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$67per night
Resort for 2 people, with jacuzzi and terrace
4.1
45 reviews
Sapphire Valley, Blue Ridge Mountains
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$116per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with jacuzzi, with pets
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 11ft²
5.0
69 reviews
Wears Valley, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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$92per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with balcony
4.8
24 reviews
Blue Ridge Mountains
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$227per night
Log cabin for 2 people, with jacuzzi and terrace, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedrooms
Chattahoochee National Forest, Blue Ridge Mountains
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$114per night
Log cabin for 2 people, with balcony/terrace and jacuzzi
2 pers.
Chattahoochee National Forest, Blue Ridge Mountains
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$94per night
Vacation house for 16 people, with pool and jacuzzi as well as garden, with pets
3.8
145 reviews
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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$357per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with jacuzzi, with pets
4 pers., 1 bedrooms
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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$131per night
Log cabin for 6 people, with balcony/terrace and terrace as well as jacuzzi
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2,153ft²
Helen, Chattahoochee National Forest
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$163per night
Log cabin for 7 people, with jacuzzi and pool as well as balcony/terrace
4.5
7 reviews
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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$159per night
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Highlights in Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
  • Huck's General Store
  • Waterfall Hike on the Appalachian Trail
  • Mercier Orchards
  • Picnic at Horseshoe Bend Park on the River
  • Whitewater Rafting

Most popular in Blue Ridge Mountains

Pool 5,914
Internet 20,395
Pet allowed 6,000
Balcony/Terrace 17,454
TV 20,968
Air conditioning 19,079
Garden 5,335
Parking 18,498
Washing machine 18,974

Vacation Rentals in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Rent a Cosy Cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains

The Blue Ridge Mountains offer many different types of vacation rental, from cosy cottages to spacious houses, national park accommodation and lock up and go townhouses, the region is a great place to rent a vacation rental for the whole family. Whether you want a compact cottage or cabin or a large house for six, there are many rental options available in this pretty area of the Appalachian Mountains.

Stay in a National Park or in Town

Spacious vacation rentals are on offer in the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are beautiful hotel rooms available in the {{Shenandoah National Park}{ 181013}} as well as in the Great Smoky Mountains. Here you will find good holiday rentals in Glenstone Lodge, Olde Gatlinberg Vacation Rentals and Holiday Inn. There is also a good selection of vacation homes that are close to the Blue Blue Ridge Parkway, the primary scenic highway that joins the two parks with the Appalachians.

Holiday in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Orientation

The Appalachian's "Blue" Mountains

Technically the term "Blue Ridge" refers to the eastern ridge of the Appalachians as well as the ridge and valley area in the west. It includes the Great Smoky Mountains, the Roans, Great Balsams, the Blacks and the Brushy Mountains. The mountains get their characteristic blue colour when seen from afar from the isoprenes released by trees on the mountains.

High Mountains

The Blue Ridge Mountains includes the highest mountains in the east of the USA. There are approximately 125 peaks in the range that are higher than 5,000 feet and the highest peak in the Blue Ridge Mountains is Mount Mitchell in North Carolina at 6,684 feet.

Activities at Blue Ridge Mountain

A Great Destination for Nature Lovers

The abundant nature in the region and beauty and majesty of the Blue Ridge Mountains make this an ideal area for nature lovers. There are many hikes and strolls to enjoy and opportunities to get to know the trees in the forests. Vacation rentals are perfect for people who want to get away from it all.

Heaven for Birdwatchers

The area offers an abundance of birdlife for avid birdwatchers. Many species can be seen along the Blue Ridge Parkway from the spruce-fir forests to rocky outcrops. Hawks are frequently seen in the area and the yearly migration of these birds during winter is a popular reason for visiting the mountains.

The Blue Ridge Parkway is home to no less than nine species that are listed as threatened and/or endangered rare species. These include the Northern saw-whet owl and Southern flying squirrel.

Top 5 Things to Do in Blue Ridge Mountains

1. Go Whitewater Rafting on the Ocoee River

The Ocoee river offers a great opportunity for both beginner and more experienced rafters to enjoy some white water. The area is made up of various rapids and river habitats to ensure that you won't go home unsatisfied. The perfect opportunity for adrenaline addicts.

2. Visit Huck's General Store

A popular tourist spot for many who visit the area, and well known for its welcoming and friendly staff, Huck's General store is packed with locally made, vintage-style items that you won't find anywhere else. The store sells old school toys and penny candy that you wont find in modern stores. It also stocks a good selection of unusual and unique pickles, including dilly beans (pickled green beans) like our grandmothers used to make. You can buy jams, jellies, fruit, handmade soaps, handcrafts, candles and tasty sodas at this well known landmark.

3. Hike to the Waterfalls on the Blue Ridge Parkway

There are twelve waterfalls situated along the Blue Ridge Parkway. These include Looking Glass Falls, High Falls, Rainbow Falls and Upper Whitewater Falls One of the most popular falls in the area is Linville Falls.

4. Get Down to Mercier Orchards

A visit to Mercier Orchards is an enjoyable way to spend the day. This apple orchard is a family-owned and run business. On offer are apple products including fresh fruits, fried pies and apple cider as well as a selection of breakfasts, baked pies and events for the whole family to enjoy.

5. Go Picnicking on Horseshoe Bend

A visit to the Horseshoe Bend Park offers a great day out. This stunning natural landmark offers great views, a relaxing location and plenty of scenery to enjoy. A playground area and volleyball court ensures plenty of fun for the children.

Useful Information

Stand Between Georgia and Tennessee

The "Blue Line" marking the border of Georgia and Tennessee is found between McCaysville and Copperhill. This novelty allows visitors to stand with one foot in Georgia and the other in Tennessee.