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Large vacation apartment for 8 people in Sevier County, with jacuzzi and balcony/terrace as well as pool and balcony
8 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.7
20 reviews
Blue Ridge Mountains
$379per night
Vacation apartment for 8 people in Cherokee, with jacuzzi
8 pers., 4 bedrooms
4.8
6 reviews
Cherokee, Blue Ridge Mountains
$125per night
Vacation apartment for 6 people in Blue Ridge Mountains, with jacuzzi and balcony/terrace as well as balcony
4.6
57 reviews
Blue Ridge Mountains
$115per night
Vacation apartment for 5 people in Wears Valley, with jacuzzi and pool
4.7
20 reviews
Wears Valley, Blue Ridge Mountains
$118per night
Chalet for 6 people in Gatlinburg, with jacuzzi and balcony/terrace as well as pool and sauna
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 0.8mi to skiing
4.4
17 reviews
Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
$202per night
Large vacation apartment for 6 people in Page County, with jacuzzi and garden
6 pers., 1 bedrooms
4.9
25 reviews
Shenandoah Valley
$154per night
Vacation apartment for 4 people in Blue Ridge Mountains, with jacuzzi and garden
4.9
30 reviews
Blue Ridge Mountains
$118per night
Large vacation apartment for 4 people in Cataloochee Valley, with garden
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
5.0
20 reviews
Cataloochee Valley, Blue Ridge Mountains
$98per night
Vacation apartment for 10 people in Cataloochee Valley, with balcony/terrace
10 pers., 4 bedrooms, 3mi to skiing
4.9
20 reviews
Cataloochee Valley, Blue Ridge Mountains
$141per night
Vacation apartment for 6 people in Maggie Valley, with jacuzzi and balcony/terrace
6 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.0
20 reviews
Maggie Valley, Cataloochee Valley
$126per night
Resort for 4 people in Cataloochee Valley, with jacuzzi and garden, with pets
4.6
119 reviews
Cataloochee Valley, Blue Ridge Mountains
$169per night
Large vacation apartment for 4 people in Little Switzerland, with balcony/terrace
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.9
20 reviews
Little Switzerland, Blue Ridge Mountains
$133per night
Large vacation apartment for 6 people in Massanutten, with balcony/terrace and balcony
6 pers., 3 bedrooms
5.0
8 reviews
Massanutten, Shenandoah Valley
$118per night
Large vacation apartment for 7 people in Gatlinburg, with balcony/terrace
7 pers., 2 bedrooms, 400yd to skiing
4.9
20 reviews
Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
$98per night
Bungalow for 5 people in Black Mountain, with jacuzzi and pool as well as garden
5 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.9
20 reviews
Black Mountain, Blue Ridge Mountains
$106per night
Large vacation apartment for 4 people in Douglas Lake, with jacuzzi and balcony/terrace
4 pers., 1 bedrooms
4.9
20 reviews
Douglas Lake, Blue Ridge Mountains
$98per night
Vacation apartment for 6 people in Hampshire County, with balcony/terrace
6 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.8
20 reviews
Blue Ridge Mountains
$86per night
Large vacation apartment for 4 people in Rockbridge County, with balcony/terrace
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
5.0
20 reviews
Shenandoah Valley
$221per 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 5,122
Internet 18,339
Pet allowed 5,751
Balcony/Terrace 15,050
TV 18,202
Air conditioning 16,925
Garden 5,100
Parking 16,342
Washing machine 16,244

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 holiday home 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.