Destination guide

The riverside 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Canton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Canton

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

  • 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

Traveling to and around Canton

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

Where to stay near Canton?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 835 house rentals near Canton. From 407 Cabins to 365 Houses, find unique vacation rental 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're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Canton:

  • Sheepback Mountain Estates: 39 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 248 vacation rentals
  • Haw Creek: 36 vacation rentals
  • Cataloochee Ranch: 53 vacation rentals
  • Cranberry Falls: 21 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Canton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Canton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Graveyard Fields Falls: 1,447 home rentals
  • Cold Mountain: 1,470 home rentals
  • Colonial Theater: 1,763 home rentals
  • Canton Area Historical Museum: 1,771 home rentals
  • Table Rock State Park: 461 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Canton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 407 Cabins in Canton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Canton include:

  • Houses: 365 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 407 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 24 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Canton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 54 vacation homes with pool available in Canton.

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