Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Canton is ready to explore

Enjoy the churches and other features of Canton. This city's riverfront, fishing and mountain views draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Canton

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Canton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waynesville Recreation Center (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Lake Junaluska Golf Course (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Queen's Farm Stables (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Ghost Town in the Sky (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Crystal Mountain Gem Mine (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Cataloochee Ski Area (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Canton

Travellers enjoy Canton for its riverfront and mountain views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Canton. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cold Mountain (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Mt. Pisgah (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Cradle of Forestry (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Moore Cove Falls (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Looking Glass Falls (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Courthouse Falls (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Canton

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Canton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 820 holiday rentals near Canton. From 403 Cabins to 348 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Canton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Canton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Canton:

  • Sheepback Mountain Estates: 39 holiday homes
  • Oakley: 51 holiday homes
  • Five Points: 228 holiday homes
  • Sherwood Forest: 60 holiday homes
  • West Side Historic District: 51 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Canton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Canton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Colonial Theater: 1,766 holiday rentals
  • Canton Area Historical Museum: 1,770 holiday rentals
  • Graveyard Fields Falls: 1,410 holiday rentals
  • Cold Mountain: 1,438 holiday rentals
  • Stompin' Ground: 1,049 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Canton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Canton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 403 Cabins in Canton. Our other popular types of Canton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 348 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 403 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 28 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Canton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 53 holiday homes with pool available in Canton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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