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Balsam

To make the best use of your time in Balsam, it's worth doing a bit of research before you get there.

Packages in Balsam

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Balsam Vacation Packages

Washington, the country's capital city, lies 410 miles northeast of Balsam.

Why not head on down to Gatlinburg to see Dollywood? From Balsam, head just 30 miles northwest to get to Gatlinburg.

Breathe in the ocean air at Lake Lure Beach and Water Park, 50 miles to the east.

Many travelers flock to this area to explore its splendid natural spaces. Discover what it's all about at Bent Creek Experimental Forest and Looking Glass Falls, 30 miles and 20 miles away from Balsam, respectively.

When the snow is falling and the slopes are well groomed, visit Moonshine Mountain Snow Tubing Park or Scaly Mountain Ski Area. From the middle of Balsam, the former is 35 miles and the latter is 30 miles.

Visit Maggie Valley, 6 miles from Balsam. It's the home of Queen's Farm Stables and Barber Orchard Fruitstand. Waynesville is another good option. It's located a handy 8 miles out of Balsam. Take a look around town and swing by Waynesville Recreation Center and Lake Junaluska Golf Course.

To locate Judaculla Rock, Ralph J. Andrews County Park and High Falls Trail, head south from Balsam for 10 miles to Cullowhee. If your schedule allows, also drop in at High Falls and Arrowmont Stables.

If you're not the kind to go on vacation purely to shuffle between the buffet and the bar, we've got just want you need. Outdoor activities like hiking or zip-lining are sure to get your heart racing.

Tourists who want to connect with their more adventurous side should take to the skies for some paragliding.

For those who love the water, this is the ideal destination for you. Swimming is a much-loved pastime here, as is rafting.

Enjoy the frosty terrain of the winter months? Fun activities in North Carolina Mountains, such as snowboarding and skiing are perfect if you want to see it up close.

You shouldn't worry about missing your check-in time. Just keep in mind that the closest airport is 30 miles to the east.

Accommodation in Balsam

We strongly suggest that you make reservations for a hotel or motel in advance, because Expedia's Balsam lodging page currently doesn't feature a huge selection of accommodations.

The Cabins at Twinbrook Resort and Misty Mountain Ranch B&B & Cabins are your best lodgings in Balsam.


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Balsam Mountain Inn $74
Balsam Mountain Inn

Balsam Mountain Inn

68 Seven Springs Dr, Balsam
     
    4.3
    of 5, from 174 reviews
    3.0 out of 5.0

    Situated in Balsam, this hotel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Smoky Mountain Jumphouse and within 12 mi (20 km) of Waterrock Knob and Harris Regional Hospital. Waynesville Recreation Center and Lake Junaluska Golf Course are also within 12 mi (20 km).

    Mountain Arts and Craft Retreat !
    Mountain Arts and Craft Retreat !

    Mountain Arts and Craft Retreat !

    , Balsam
       
      0.0 out of 5.0

      Situated in Balsam, this vacation home is close to Smoky Mountain Jumphouse. Area attractions also include Waterrock Knob and Wheels Through Time Museum.

      Cherokee Grand Hotel $69
      Cherokee Grand Hotel

      Cherokee Grand Hotel

      196 Paint Town Rd, Cherokee
         
        3.8
        of 5, from 1,570 reviews
        2.5 out of 5.0

        Situated on the Strip, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Oconaluftee Islands Park and Eastern Cherokee Agency. Cherokee Welcome Center and Museum of the Cherokee Indian are also within 2 mi (3 km).

        Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort $129
        Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort

        Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort

        777 Casino Drive, Cherokee
           
          4.2
          of 5, from 414 reviews
          4.0 out of 5.0

          Situated in the mountains, this spa hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Cherokee Bear Zoo, Oconaluftee Islands Park, and Eastern Cherokee Agency. Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo and Cherokee Welcome Center are also within 3 mi (5 km).

          Super 8 Cherokee $57
          Super 8 Cherokee

          Super 8 Cherokee

          1223 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee
             
            4.2
            of 5, from 558 reviews
            2.5 out of 5.0

            Situated in Cherokee, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Oconaluftee Islands Park, Eastern Cherokee Agency, and Cherokee Welcome Center. Cherokee Bear Zoo and Museum of the Cherokee Indian are also within 15 minutes.

            Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City $65
            Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City

            Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City

            82 Songbird Forest Road, Bryson City
               
              3.9
              of 5, from 965 reviews
              2.0 out of 5.0

              Situated in Bryson City, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of The Storytelling Center of the Southern Appalachians, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, and Smokey Mountain Trains Museum. Nantahala Brewing Company and Island Park are also within 2 mi (3 km).

              Rolling Hills Lodge $59
              Rolling Hills Lodge

              Rolling Hills Lodge

              739 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee
                 
                4.2
                of 5, from 200 reviews
                2.5 out of 5.0

                Situated in Cherokee, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Cherokee Mountainside Theatre and Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Cherokee Welcome Center and Eastern Cherokee Agency are also within 15 minutes.

                Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino $84
                Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino

                Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino

                376 Paint Town Rd, Cherokee
                   
                  4.2
                  of 5, from 591 reviews
                  2.5 out of 5.0

                  Situated in the mountains, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cherokee Bear Zoo and Oconaluftee Islands Park. Eastern Cherokee Agency and Cherokee Welcome Center are also within 2 mi (3 km).

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