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Smoky Mountain Camping at Sun Retreats Nantahala

5 minutes read Jun 28,2019
Smoky Mountain Camping at Fort Tatham

If you need a quiet retreat, look no further than Sun Retreats Nantahala! Located on the North Carolina side of the Smoky Mountains, Nantahala is perfect for kicking back.

Designed for outdoorsy folk, Sun Retreats Nantahala has excellent angling. Two streams and a stocked pond offer top-notch fishing with Smoky Mountain views. Plus, Sun Retreats Nantahala is close to world-class hiking trails and attractions like Dollywood and the Biltmore.

Keep reading to learn why Sun Retreats Nantahala is the best campground in the Smoky Mountains!

Sun Retreats Nantahala cabin rentals

Ways to Stay

Enjoy the quiet of the mountains as you sleep in a tent under the stars. Or bring your RV and enjoy comfort in the great outdoors. Plus, all our sites feature fire rings and picnic tables, making it easy to enjoy nature.

Need a rental? Check out our mountain cabins and cottages. These two-bedroom dwellings sleep up to seven and feature full kitchens and bathrooms, as well as porches.

Sun Retreats Nantahala trout fishing


The greatest perk is the fishing. Sun Retreats Nantahala is a fisherman's paradise. But you can also enjoy grassy meadows, forests, and the following:
  • Outdoor events pavilion
  • Laundry facilities ($)
  • Social room ($)
  • Lawn games
  • Bike paths
  • And much more!

Planned Activities

Coffee at the clubhouse every Thursday morning gives you the opportunity to schmooze with your neighbors. Additionally, you can enjoy potlucks, luaus, a Labor Day Cookout, Christmas in July, and more.

great smoky mountains national park

Local Attractions

Great Smoky Mountains National Park draws more than 11 million visitors every year. And for good reason! The gorgeous scenery includes wildflowers, babbling streams, cascading waterfalls, rocky cliffsides, and spruce-fir forests. It's home to hundreds of miles of hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail. Additionally, it affords a rare opportunity to spot black bears in the wild. Just remember to pack out your trash and don't feed the bears!

The Harrah's Cherokee Casino is a half-hour drive down the road, offering gaming and shows. And you can head an hour east to visit trendy Asheville, home to arts, breweries, and exceptional dining. While driving, be sure to visit the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway.

For more fun, cross the Smoky Mountains to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in Tennessee. Here, you'll find Dollywood, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and all sorts of tourist attractions. Plus, it's only another hour west to exciting city attractions and festivals in Knoxville. This region is anything but short on fun!

Book Your Stay

Next time you're planning a trip to North Carolina, remember the great attractions around Sun Retreats Nantahala. It's the perfect place to get away and enjoy a vacation. And if you want to book your stay today, call (844) 727-3606 or book online.  

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