Where to Stay in Franklin NC

With so much to do in Franklin NC, you'll surely want to stay a few nights!  Franklin has many great options for lodging from convenient hotels to peacful cabins in the woods.  Here's a quick guide to help you find the right spot for YOU!

Cabins and Vacation Homes for Rent


A Angel Mountain Cabin

2778 Lakey Creek Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 349-4512

Angel Mountain Cabin with spectacular, long-range views is a quiet, 2 BR, spotless cabin on 60 private acres adjacent to the Nantahala National Forest. It has central heat & a/c, gas logs, a fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV, Free WiFi Internet, laundry, plus all the comforts and amenities to please.

Aunt Dobsons Farmhouse

232 Dobson Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (859) 485-6712

This completely renovated 100 year old country, victorian farmhouse is rich in history. Nestled on 66 rolling acres, only 2 miles south of Franklin. Sit on the front porch swing or rocking chairs and enjoy panoramic view of the mountains and beautiful sunsets. This charming completely furnished home features 2 brms, 1 bth and sleeps 6 comfortably.

Bates Cabins

129 Mac's Mountain Retreat Lane
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 342-7764

Bates Cabins nestled in Cowee Valley offer some of the largest & best log home vacation rentals in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our 4, 5 & 6 bedroom homes are owned by us and specifically designed with the vacationing family in mind. Kid & Pet Friendly.

Big Bear Log Cabin Rentals

Bruin Ridge Trail
Off Wide Horizon Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
Toll Free: (866) 349-0099
Office: (828) 349-0099

Brand new 2 bedroom, 1 bath log cabins. Quiet wooded development with views. Convenient location off Hwy. 441 South. Rustic log furnishings, sleeps up to 6. Central A/C, all linens provided, queen beds & washer/dryer. $575 wk, $95 nightly. Monthly off-season rates also available. Our offices are located close by at the Whistle Stop Mall. 

Barefoot Trace

158 Up The Creek Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (863) 280-5360

On website search for 57984. Located only 4 miles from downtown. New 2 BR 2 bath home on 3 acres of flat yard, FANTASTIC CREEK in front yard with easy access from back porch! Each Bedroom is master suite, one with king, one with queen, each with private bath! AC/gas log fireplace. Covered front porch is the "best room in the house" overlooking the creek and sound of rushing creek. Gas/charcoal grill available.

40 Bloom Cottage Place
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (954) 782-6294

Carolina Mountain Top Homes
150 Deer Crossing Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734
Toll Free: (800) 820-1210
Cell: (828) 371-2999

Come experience Carolina Mountain Country at Carolina Mountain Top Homes. Situated on 32 acres of gorgeous mountain scenery each home has its own private porch from which to enjoy the wonderful scenic views. Both homes have two bedrooms with King Beds and two full baths. Pet friendly.

A Captain's Cabin

286 Sheldon Miller Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (954) 927-1366


Corriglen Cottages

61 Lamar Lane
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 524-5358

Visit us for a quiet, comfortable, relaxing vacation. Fully furnished 1 and 2 bedroom cottages. Located in the Great Smoky Mountains. Close to gem mining, hiking, whitewater rafting, fishing, waterfalls, antique malls or sit on the porch, enjoy the view and listen to the quiet. Open year round.

Eagles Crest Vacation Cabins
18 Wide View Lane
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 369-7348


Emma's Retreat

1884 Georgia Road
441 South
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 369-1884

Franklin Golf Rentals

184 Golfview Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 421-5823
Play golf or relax in our deluxe golf villas at Mill Creek Country Club's 18 hole championship course or the challenging Franklin Golf Course. Our 1 or 2 bedroom, tastefully furnished villas have fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, 2 TV's, porches and view of the course and mountains. Choose the 1 bedroom St. Andrews, Turnberry, Pinehurst, Inverrary or Pine Valley Villa or our 2 bedroom Augusta National. We are independently owned/managed and offer great rates. Winter Rates available in Special Offers section.

Franklin Home Store, Inc.

257 Crane Circle
Franklin, NC 28734
Toll Free: (877) 240-2723
Office: (828) 421-9008

Spend your vacation in luxury and style or rustic and wooded, we have it all! Everything from a secluded 1938 log home in the woods to an upscale home with all modern amenities. We're here to make your get-a-way pleasant and enjoyable. We manage homes that offer 3 day weekend rentals to yearly leases.

Home on 40 Acre Estate - Fabulous Sunsets

280 Apple Trail
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 283-3894

Beautiful house at the top of hill on 40 acre estate is ideal for family gatherings, an intimate getaway, retreats, weddings and most any event. Wrap around porch above lovely yard provides breathtaking panaramic mountain views. Stone fireplace, cathedral ceilings and wood throughout. All Amenties. Also view our charming creek house here!

Lakeshore Cottage

823 Lakeshore Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
Cell: (305) 970-1600

Cozy 2 bedroom 1 bath with a lake and mountainview from the deck. Sleeps up to 6. Fully equipped with all your vacation needs! Fireplace inside and on deck, fire pit, wireless internet, TV, DVD, Cable. Come and enjoy all the Smokey mountains activities within minutes of our cottage.

A Little Slice of Smokey Mountain Heaven

746 Dellwood Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Cell: (706) 206-0962

Beautiful two bedroom/two bath home near Franklin offering panoramic views overlooking Iotla Valley and the distant Blue Ridge Mountains. A covered deck, fully furnished kitchen, living room with fireplace, tv/vcr/dvd, satellite dish, outdoor gas grill and ceiling fans throughtout. Air conditioned through the summer months. Just ten minutes from downtown Franklin and local gem mines. Pet friendly.

Mini Niagara Falls

4912 Wayah Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 524-6513

Secluded cottage / efficiency overlooking two streams and waterfall. Its 12 x 23 foot covered porch is right on the river and has 2 double porch swings and a picnic table. We even have our own private bridge crossing the river just off the back porch. Our several acre property has a privacy
fence.... so small pets are welcome and can run free. 

223 Zurich Circle
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (305) 559-5875

This lovely home is located 3 miles north of Franklin. This cathedral ceiling chalet offers all the comforts of home while vacationing in the Smoky Mountains. You will be close to many activities that will keep you busy or just sit and relax in the front porch or by the fireplace.

Oak Grove Cabins

9835 Bryson City Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 369-0166
Cell: (828) 342-4257

Riverfront log cabins and cottages. Near gem mines. Also authentic 1800's log cabin. Swim or fish from your backyard. One & Two Bedrooms, nicely furnished. Great place for family reunions, honeymoons & getaways. Enjoy the river and views at an affordable price.

69 Hougie Heaven Lane
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 349-2925

Rustic cabin near beautiful farms and pastures in the western end of Iotla Valley, north of Franklin, NC. Mountain views, sunrises and sunsets are enjoyed from the covered deck. Bluebirds thrive in the special houses prepared for them around this property. Come and enjoy!!

River Bear Cabin

305 Climbing Bear Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (904) 519-8300

Professionally decorated custom log home. 3 BR, 2.5 bath with gas fireplace, washer/dryer, gas grill, 11 miles north of Franklin in Cherokee Landing, overlooking the best of the Little Tennessee River. Sleeps 8 w/sleeper sofa. Access to community amenities including fishing dock, bathhouse, picnic gazebo, playground, and fire pit.

Sleepy Hollow Mountain Cabins
130 Sleepy Hollow Lane
Franklin, NC 28734
Toll Free: (877) 682-8850
Office: (828) 524-4311

8 individual 1,2 and 4 bedroom newly refurbished cabins sitting on 7 acres surrounded by a noisy creek in Cowee Valley. 8 miles north of Franklin & convenient to all attractions. Five gem mines within 5 miles. Completely furnished kitchens, new linens, AC, electric heat, and satellite TV. Fire pits and swings. Private BBQ areas with picnic tables. Horse shoes & volleyball. Great for couples, families and groups. Free mining, Pet friendly.

Taylors Mountainside A-Frame
172 Hickory Hollow Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (239) 281-9862

Private home, Sleeps 7 adults comfortably, more than fully stocked kitchen, all linens, huge front deck, grill, picnic table, porch swing, nestled in the middle of our 3 lots for privacy, cots in closet for "extra" children bedding if needed. 2 bedrooms, plus bonus sleeping loft and 2 bathrooms.

Turnstone Log Cabin Rentals

846 Big Creek Road
Otto, NC 28763

Selected the "Top 20 Country Cabins" for Rustic Vacations of North America" 2009! The rustic charm of the 1800's but with all of the conveniences of today only 5 minutes from Dillard, Ga. Paved road access. Four (4) cabins on Betty Creek, a pristine creek and joins the Nantahala Wilderness area. A marked trail from our cabins joins the scenic Appalachian Trail. Very private ... but not secluded. FREE Wi-Fi wireless internet. Advanced reservations required.

Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 421-0352
Cell: (404) 558-0116
Fax: (770) 992-0827

2 New Timber Frame Homes. "The Pond" features awesome views of 5 mountain ranges, pond & pasture. Screened porch with outdoor fireplace. Sleeps 6. "The Cottage" sits on 2.5 wooded acres. Stream-side porch with outdoor fireplace. Sleeps 10. Paved road access, DirecTV and wireless internet. More details and photos on website.

Wayah Waters Cottage

5026 Wayah Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 506-9843

Wayah Waters Cottage is located on Wayah Road which provides convenient traveling to many local activities and attractions. Dining and shopping locations are also nearby. With all of this ..... Wayah would you want to leave??

2061 Wide Horizon Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 421-8631




Campgrounds and RV Parks
Cartoogechaye Creek Campground
91 No Name Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 524-8553


Pines RV Park & Cabins
4724 Murphy Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Office: (828) 524-4490

Open year round, quiet peaceful setting, paved roads, spacious sites, spotless bath houses, laundry, rec room, ice, tables, patios, fire rings, wood, playground, horseshoes, shuffleboard, nature trail, daily-weekly-monthly-seasonal & yearly rates available. Vacation Cabin Rentals. Many nearby attractions.


I hope you enjoy your stay in beautiful Franklin NC!  If you'd like to find a mountain home of your own here, be sure to give me a call!

Macon County NC Real Estate with Specialty in Franklin & Otto

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