Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Cullowhee

Enjoy the history and other features of Cullowhee. This welcoming city is known for its university setting, mountain views and football games. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Cullowhee

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Cullowhee a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • High Falls Trail (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Old Edwards Club (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Sapphire National Golf Club (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Sequoyah National Golf Club (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Highlands Country Club (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cullowhee

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Cullowhee is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ralph J. Andrews County Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Lake Glenville (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Poteet Memorial Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • The Village Green (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Waterrock Knob (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Courthouse Falls (13.1 mi / 21 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Cullowhee

Fly into Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), the closest airport, located 34.9 mi (56.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Cullowhee?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,485 house rentals near Cullowhee. From 1,158 Cabins to 1,010 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cullowhee for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Cullowhee:

  • Summer Hill: 17 vacation rentals
  • Sheepback Mountain Estates: 40 vacation rentals
  • Cranberry Falls: 19 vacation rentals
  • Cataloochee Ranch: 52 vacation rentals
  • Mirror Lake: 191 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 Cullowhee?

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

  • Western Carolina University: 1,963 home rentals
  • Arrowmont Stables: 1,406 home rentals
  • Judaculla Rock: 1,855 home rentals
  • Ralph J. Andrews County Park: 1,356 home rentals
  • High Falls Trail: 1,372 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,158 Cabins in Cullowhee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cullowhee include:

  • Houses: 1,010 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 1,158 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 36 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 Cullowhee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 375 vacation homes with pool available in Cullowhee.

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