Destination guide

Travel to scenic Waynesville

The mountains and waterfalls create a pretty picture of Waynesville. Travellers to this scenic city praise the golfing, spas and restaurants. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Waynesville

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like golfing and hiking. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Waynesville a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waynesville Recreation Center (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Lake Junaluska Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Queen's Farm Stables (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ghost Town in the Sky (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Cataloochee Ski Area (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Waynesville

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Waynesville is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterrock Knob (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Cold Mountain (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Cataloochee Valley (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Mt. Pisgah (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Cradle of Forestry (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Poteet Memorial Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Waynesville

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 25.6 mi (41.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Waynesville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,394 holiday rentals near Waynesville. From 823 Cabins to 433 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Waynesville for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Waynesville:

  • Apple Creek Acres: 27 holiday homes
  • Mountain Springs: 16 holiday homes
  • River Ridge: 15 holiday homes
  • Settlers Ridge: 18 holiday homes
  • Black Bear Falls: 317 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 Waynesville?

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

  • Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center: 1,028 holiday rentals
  • LoneBackpacker Gallery of World Photography: 1,070 holiday rentals
  • Lake Junaluska Golf Course: 1,032 holiday rentals
  • Balsam Spa: 1,065 holiday rentals
  • Queen's Farm Stables: 1,041 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Waynesville 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 Waynesville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 823 Cabins in Waynesville. Our other popular types of Waynesville holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 433 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 823 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 46 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 Waynesville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 275 holiday homes with pool available in Waynesville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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