10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Franklin, North Carolina


Franklin is a town in North Carolina within the Nantahala natural forest. It is home to the Gem & Mineral Museum, a former jail, the historic Nikwasi Mound, an archaeological site, the Scottish Tartans Museum, and the Little Tennessee River Greenway. The Great Smoky mountain is another attraction that local and international tourists love to visit because of its cool atmosphere and its majestic crystal-clear waterfalls and river streams that are always a view worth taking with a calm and relaxing feel. If you are game for innumerable sites to see and things to do, then book one of these top 10 most recommended Vrbo accommodations In Franklin, North Carolina.

1. Private retreat in a secluded area (from USD 107)

If you are a lover of nature and would love to get the perfect place for a vacation, then look no further. This stunning cabin in the woods guarantees peace and tranquility in a secluded and private location. It can comfortably host a maximum of four guests. The bedrooms are spacious and well furnished with bed linen, towels, and toiletries provided for a comfortable stay. It has a fully equipped kitchen for meal preparation and a beautifully furnished living area. You can choose to enjoy your meals on the deck as you reconnect with nature during your stay.

Secluded Log Cabin Retreat
110 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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The Sleep Number bed in the master room was greatly enjoyed
The best part is the cozy chairs on the porch
I'd advise setting the AC unit in the living room and leaving it on during the day While the ceiling fans in the bed rooms helped if I'd keep the house cooler during the day perhaps the colder ai...
Franklin is a wonderful trail town
Plenty of room with 2 large bedrooms Love the Moose Theme decorations
The cabin was very clean and well equipped
Every thing was nice and clean
Moose Lodge is located off the beaten path and I loved the gravel path we drove to arrive
Laurie was a wonderful host and was super communicative with all of my questions
Property owner was immediately available for any concerns
Airbnb etc and her laid back approach was greatly appreciated
Communicating with her was amazing and one of the best we've had with VRBO
Laurie was there for us and always a perfect owner
Also check out Lazy Hiker Brewery in town
We loved relaxing at the end of the day with a glass of wine or local beer listening to the wildlife rustling in the forest
The cabin is secluded and very peaceful
Out of the way but close to restaurants sight seeing gem mining and other opportunities for exploration Beautiful town and surroundings Easy to navigate using Google Maps
If you are looking for a great little cabin in the woods this is it
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2. Spacious and beautiful two-bedroom home (from USD 139)

From the lush vegetation compound to the spacious rooms, this beautiful two-bedroom accommodation is fully equipped to make your stay memorable. This lovely home comes with a fully equipped kitchen stocked with modern cooking appliances. This accommodation is perfectly located near waterfalls, restaurants, shops, local pubs and state parks guaranteeing you to always have an exciting experience outdoors. As the sun sets, you can unwind while sitting on the spacious deck that offers magnificent views of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Bright, Cheerful, Spacious Home With Lovely Views Of The Great Smoky Mountains!!
97 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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It will not be our last
The house was just like it was in the pictures
Beds are comfortable and the home is spacious Carolyn is wonderful and focuses on the small details right down to the luxurious bath towels
The kitchen is very well stocked with dishes
the property was in disarray
The house was spotlessly clean and very roomy
The house had everything we needed
We had people meeting us and could not take any more chances
I talked to the owner Carolyn to let her know
Fisrt of all Carolyn is a great person and host dedicated to making us feel comfortable and welcomed The house is beautiful
We were not refunded any money
and even though the housekeeper came it was too late
Just a 5 minute drive to restaurants and shopping
The house is a great location to stay while taking day trips to mountains and waterfalls
We enjoyed trips to Cherokee and walking the Little Tennessee River Greenway in Franklin
Its out of town and less than a 10 minute drive
secluded and surrounded by nature Hope to visit again soon
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3. Perfect farmhouse with captivating views (from USD 110)

Simple but at the same time elegant, this stunning accommodation was crafted for total relaxation. This stunning farmhouse can comfortably accommodate a total of four vacationers who can comfortably sleep in the two queen beds available. Toiletries, towels and clean bed linens are provided to make your stay comfortable. There is a fully equipped open-plan kitchen for guests to prepare their own meals as often as they want. Take a moment of your day and explore the lush green surroundings and the garden that is close by. This home features a spacious front porch, a perfect place to enjoy your breakfast or relax over a glass of wine or bottle of beer as you gaze at the beautiful sunset.

Adorable Farmhouse on three acres with Million Dollar Views!
228 reviews  Wifi Available
farmhouse 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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The view from the front porch was breathtaking
We read the articles in the magazines and made memories there that will last along time
However the bed was not very comfortable
The house has everything you need to be comfortable and
though because like I mentioned we are just very thankful to be able to stay in a cute little secluded place with our dogs
I tossed the sheets in the dryer and used our own towels and wash cloths that I brought with us
The water temperature didn't get quite hot enough for us either
But the towels bed sheets and the mattress cover was very damp
the picnicking watchi ing birds and even watering the beautiful flowers
Love love love this place Beautiful views
so we know that he can't control every little mishap of his caretaker/housekeeper
Mr Pringle for allowing us to stay
Also we are very grateful for being able to find a place that allowed us to bring our four legged kids
which we wanted with great views but was only 10 minutes from grocery store and 15 minutes from downtown Franklin
The only problem is we did not want to leave
Loved the view the location and the seclusion of the place
The farmhouse we stayed in was absolutely perfect in every way
We enjoyed the lovely farm great attention to detail and catering to every need
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4. Impressive accommodation in a private location (from USD 139)

Enjoy your stay in this impressive two-bedroom accommodation in a private location. This modern cabin features the captivating Great Smoky Mountains and is conveniently located near local shops, restaurants, and attraction sites. The kitchen is well cleaned and equipped with cooking appliances for meal preparation. The living room is beautifully furnished with a comfortable sofa, a large television set, and internet connection to keep you well entertained and connected with friends and family back home. If the temperature drops at night, there is a fireplace ready to keep you warm making sure your stay is as comfortable as possible.

The Perfect Mountain Retreat
136 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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It was clean and cozy cabin
The views mother nature offers from the cozy deck are of very large trees and the occasional goats that meander up to great you
Only thing that prevents me from giving a 5 is the mattress on the bed
We enjoyed visiting the smaller town in the area and the scenery is fabulous
it means a lot to have such a comfortable place to stay that is reasonably priced and off the beaten path
The cabin was spic and span and the owner
It was completely clean and had everything we needed
Dwight was very accommodating to our needs
Everything works well and we couldn't have been happier
Nantahala Gorge rafting and Great Smoky Mtn National Park hiking trails
The cabin was clean with very good quality appliances and just really liked all the wood work in the cabin and out
To do We especially enjoyed the goats visiting in the morning and evening ( they love cheezit snaps ) and the hummingbirds that visited while we enjoyed beverages on the porch Will definitely ren...
Franklin is just 5 minutes away and has great restaurants and shops
I highly recommend this cabin if you are looking for an affordably priced relaxing get away from the stresses of busy life and work
Spent many hours exploring the Smokies
the location is perfect many surrounding tourist attractions towns and kids activities
Just a very nice place to stay
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5. Loft-style cottage in the woods (from USD 115)

Located in a quiet and pristine location, guests are guaranteed to enjoy the tranquility of this exquisite one-bedroom accommodation. Enjoy sitting at the outside fireplace each evening as you bond and share exciting stories while sipping a glass of wine or just roasting marshmallows and sausages on a stick. The porch is another excellent area for you to sit, relax and unwind as you enjoy the mesmerizing views. This home has a fully stocked kitchen ready for you to prepare your family meals. The living room has roof-to-floor windows that let in ample lighting, and further beautifies the room while emanating a cool and relaxed atmosphere.

Zurich Cottage - Loft Style Cottage in the Trees
48 reviews  Wifi Available
bungalow 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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The cottage was cozy with all the necessities
The cottage was decorated tastefully; the bed was super comfortable; the screened in porch is like heaven
The firepit is fun with comfy chairs
The cabin had everything you could possibly use
The accomodations were very comfortable with everything we needed
Check in was easy and the property accommodations were welcoming and comfortable Management communicated very well and our experience was most relaxing thank you and look forward to our return v...
The town of Franklin is very dog friendly and nice to browse around Great walks and nice places for simple eats
We were there during tick season and had several
Very dog-friendly town - the Outfitters and local yarn shop both let me bring her in on lead
I cannot say enough great things about the Zurich Cottage
conveniently located and just all around dream get away
A beautifu setting in the North Carolina Mountains
It is located near downtown Franklin but still far away enough for you to feel lots of privacy
The space and location truly were perfect Quiet neighborhood with friendly neighbors
We enjoyed venturing out downtown Franklin and other towns
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6. Rustic cabin getaway (from USD 85)

If you are looking for a private cabin, with that hint of solitude, but at the same time near local amenities, then this is the perfect place for you. This reachable accommodating has a beautifully furnished living room, a comfortable set of sofas and a large-screen television set to keep you entertained indoors. It has a fireplace ready to keep you warm during those cold nights. Feel free to prepare your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. You can choose to enjoy your meal at the dining area or on the front deck as you bond and converse.

Cowee Valley Rustic Cabin Getaway
147 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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The beds are comfortable DirecTV in the living room and master bedroom
it had everything that we needed
In short the price that the owners are asking for each night of stay makes this an excellent bargain
As noted the home was clean and comfortable
I'm in love with it
The cabin was very clean and well decorated
The cabin is clean and nicely decorated
Cabin is very clean and we enjoyed walking the dog along the mountain road
Everything was great cabin was clean kitchen was stocked well with pots pans dishes
House was clean and in a great location
Long driveway up many turns and twists
Def recommend the rental and the area
Quiet Secluded and clean Decor was cute without being cluttered Owner was nice and easy to get in touch with Path
the highlands and wayah bald lookout
How could I not give this five stars?
Loved the quiet tucked away nature of this cabin
but we drive a Tahoe and got in and out without issue
is alittle sketchy but doable
Such a peaceful serene place Loved it
Great little cabin tucked away in beautiful country
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7. Perfect home in the woods (from USD 110)

Enjoy your long-awaited vacation in this amazing private cabin. It has a fully equipped kitchenette for you to enjoy cooking your favorite meals. Cozy up at the beautifully furnished living room just next to the fireplace to warm up during those cold nights. This home features an outdoor hot tub, the perfect location for you and your better half to relax and enjoy a warm swim after a long day of exploration. There are a large television set and internet connection to keep you entertained indoors. Take a short walk and visit the majestic waterfalls and captivating mountain views, the perfect way to end your days.

Book a weekend getaway in this cozy cabin! Clean and sanitized!
85 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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and it was nice to have a place that felt like a home Comfortable for 2
The farm fresh eggs as a little welcome gift was very much appreciated
It had everything we needed to have a wonderful weekend
Wonderful getaway very private and secluded
The cabin was cozy and clean
The cabin was very clean and very cozy
The owner was very quick to respond with any questions we had
very nice owners are very friendly and quick to respond
Had an issue that when we informed the owner he responded promptly with a resolution
Owners respond to all questions as needed Hope to visit again soon
Cabin was so cute and cozy
Very nice cabin in good location to access activities in the area
No worries about going up the incline
This was a perfect little cabin for our getaway weekend Beautiful area with lots of nature to see Makes me want to look for a place of my own in the area
Perfect get away cabin for two Convenient to town for the temporary job site Really like the hot tub
The sites and property was beautiful
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8. Charming log house in a peaceful location (from USD 88)

Relax and enjoy your stay in this stunning one-bedroom accommodation located in a pristine and serene area in North Carolina. This amazing home can accommodate a maximum of four guests. For your indoor entertainment, there is a high-speed internet connection that will always keep you entertained and connected with your families back home. Sit and relax on the deck as you enjoy your meals or a glass of wine or bottle of beer as you unwind. This home is located next to a beautiful river stream where you can try your luck and see if you can catch fish and prepare it in the fully equipped kitchen.

Charming Creekside Cabin in the North Carolina Mountains
112 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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turn down to the cabin with a couple of other obstacles along the way Entrance and exit on the bike
That could be the reason the bed slept
The porch overlooking the stream was so peaceful
The reviews about this cabin is the reason I booked it
The wi-fi and dish worked
it is a very relaxing atmosphere and as I said was very clean and well kept
It was very clean and very well equipped
Very clean and well furnished
The bed was very comfortable and slept well
The cabin had everything we needed and was so beautiful
Everyone is so genuinely pleasant
We did not encounter any issues
the creek flowing beneath the deck was really nice
Very accommodating owners Would recommend to anyone
So peaceful Conveniences were available for us such as the detergents for the appliances etc
The tartan museum was quaint but very interesting-
Quiet but still close enough to civilization to be
We enjoyed being close to downtown and
You will not be disappointed if you book this little slice of heaven tucked away by the creek
Would have loved more time to stay Great cabin and great location on Mill Creek Hope to go back one day
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9. Complete relaxation in a warm home (from USD 115)

From the moment you set foot in this lovely accommodation, you feel welcomed to a vacation filled with total relaxation in a cool and cozy environment. Let your lungs fill with the fresh and pure air untainted by the city’s toxic fumes. This cabin has a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. Gather and cozy up at the living room just next to the fireplace, as you warm up during cold nights being entertained watching the movies of your choice on the large television set. There is a barbeque set available for you to enjoy your evening as you sip your bottle of beer and unwind and enjoy your vacation.

Rabbit Creek Hideaway Secluded less then 2.5 miles from town!
303 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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The pictures online do not do it justice
The cabin came with everything you needed
Cozy comfortable and country
The game room in the basement is the thing that seals the deal for us
It was nice to have so much space in the home
I cried when we were ready to leave
It was very beautiful and private which is exactly what we desired
We had a very good time and relaxed
You can even buy extra things there
Very relaxing We were close to all the area attractions and the beautiful waterfalls We will definitely be back
unique decorations very well furnished and completely as described
Jeannie is so very kind and accommodating and the cabin is peaceful clean and comfortable
Cherokee is an easy drive away
It's location in the mountains and
Super clean and comfortable Perfect location for our needs Hostwas available if needed but never intrusive
the seclusion of the property surrounded by greenery or distance because of the Blackberry fields was amazing and so relaxing
We went to the Smoky Mountains each day and the house was not too far from there
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10. Luxurious cottage right next to the river (from USD 92)

Reconnect with nature while staying in this luxurious home located just next to the river. This magnificent home is located in a private, quiet and pristine area. It has spacious rooms and the bedrooms are well cleaned, towels, bed linens and toiletries are also provided. This two-bedroom accommodation can host a maximum of four guests. Enjoy preparing your home-cooked meals in the fully stocked kitchen. There is a small fireplace by the riverside where you can sit and warm up in the evening as you unwind over a glass of wine.

Best of Smokies - Riverfront, Waterfalls, Unforgetable - Got It All - DEAL!!
128 reviews  Wifi Available
lodge 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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The house was fully stocked with everything you would need to cook meals
so plenty to watch on tv too
It would be confusing to use and it isn't vented so not a source of heat
It was close to everything we wanted to do
so there is NO privacy and a shared yard
The house was clean and comfortable and very quiet
Even had some delicious cookies left for us
That made us feel very welcome
also Michael left us a note and card welcoming us along with some cookies
Nice riverfront property close to gem mining
We only had 2 full days and we made the most of them
Convenient location for touring the area
Gem Mines are only 10-30 minutes away and waterfalls are less than that
Loved the house and great experience
- it's deep enough to tube in places but mostly shallow around ankle to knee deep
play games or just hang out Netflix and Dish
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Reconnect with nature

At times all you want to do is to go to a remote location and forget all about the city life and reconnect with nature. These accommodations provide you with the perfect opportunity to enjoy your privacy in a relaxed location, giving you the chance to focus on each other.

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