12 mountain Airbnbs driving distance from Charlotte, starting at $94/night

12 mountain Airbnbs driving distance from Charlotte, starting at $94/night
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The air is crisp and the mountains are calling, people.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic retreat or a getaway with your quarantine crew, these 12 Airbnbs are worth checking out.

Glen Burney Trail waterfall hike

Agenda related guide: Definitive hiking guide: The 16 best hikes around Charlotte (Photo by Ely Portillo)

Luxury Glamping Dome – “The Overlook”

Why we love it: This is for people who prefer camping-lite. You’ll get the experience of camping under the stars without having to sleep in a tent. Plus, the Instagram-worthy dome has a beautifully decorated light, airy interior.

  • Location: Hendersonville, NC
  • Features: Glamping dome, secluded setting, luxe bedding, fully appointed bathroom, kitchenette
  • Space: 2 guests, 1 bedroom (1 bed), 1 bath
  • Cost: $239 per night

[Agenda related guide: 7 glamping getaways in the Blue Ridge Mountains]

Luxury Glamping Dome


Luxury Glamping Dome room

Eclectic and Stylish Cottage

Why we love it: This lofted tiny house gives you the privacy of mountain-house living with the convenience of being close to downtown Asheville. You can adventure during the day and retreat to this adorable cottage at night.

  • Location: Asheville
  • Features: Dog friendly, fresh interior, wooded views, charming compact design, close to Asheville hot spots
  • Space: 2 guests, studio bedroom ( 1 bed), 1 bath
  • Cost: $141 per night

[Agenda related guide: Asheville getaway: 35 things to do in N.C.’s coolest mountain city]

Eclectic and Stylish Cottage

Eclectic and Stylish Cottage kitchen

Eclectic and Stylish Cottage interior

Pisgah Highlands Container Cabin

Why we love it: Maybe it’s all the cute photos of couples, but this place looks romantic as hell. The outdoor living area looks especially quaint. Lay down some blankets and pillows or pull up a chair to cozy up by the fire after a day of hiking the Blue Ridge. You could also venture to Asheville for date night.

  • Location: Upper Hominy, 25 minutes from Asheville
  • Features: Outdoor living area, unique design, close to some of the prettiest trails in NC, outdoor solar shower
  • Space: 2 guests, 1 bedroom (1  bed), 1 bath
  • Cost: $94 per night

Pisgah Highlands Container Cabin

Pisgah Highlands Container Cabin outdoor

Spacious Yurt (with hot tub and views)

Why we love it: Ever stayed in a yurt? I haven’t, but it looks like I’m missing out. This one-bed, three-person stay has mountain views from the hot tub and a fabulous bathroom with a clawfoot tub. Plus, there’s ziplining and hiking nearby.

  • Location: Fancy Gap, VA
  • Features: Loft setup, hot tub, mountain views, clawfoot bath, Blue Ridge Parkway location, unique yurt layout
  • Space: 3 guests, 1 bedroom (2 bed), 1 bath
  • Cost: $108 per night

Spacious Yurt copy

Spacious Yurt views


Why we love it: Can I live here? This house has gorgeous Grandfather Mountain views, stunning modern interior design, a game area, hot tub, and space for 12 people.

  • Location: Sugar Mountain
  • Features: Grandfather Mountain views, stunning modern interior design, game area, hot tub, convenient location
  • Space: 12 guests, 4 bedroom (7 bed), 3 bath
  • Cost: $671 per night


Winterfell living room

Winterfell bedroom

The Nook

Why we love it: The owners of this tiny house teamed up with makers from the area to create a storied space, from the cozy dining nook to art to the living room swing.

  • Location: Swannanoa, 15 minutes from Asheville
  • Features: Expansive windows, 18-foot ceilings with views, indoor swing (overlooking said views), all handcrafted
  • Space: 2 guests, 1 bedroom (1 bed), 1 bath
  • Cost: $169 per night

The Nook

The Nook interior

Restore Little Rustic Mountain Retreat

Why we love it: With a fire table and rocking chairs on the porch and the cutest, coziest living room you’ve ever seen, this tiny house has everything you need for an A+ mountain trip.

  • Location: Blue Ridge, GA
  • Features: Blue Ridge location, fire table on porch, adorable design, indoor fireplace
  • Space: 2 guests, 1 bedroom (1 bed), 1 bath
  • Cost: $116 per night

Restore Little Rustic Mountain Retreat

Restore Little Rustic Mountain Retreat living room

Restore Little Rustic Mountain Retreat fire

Brand New Cabin!

Why we love it: This newly designed house is mind blowing. We’re going to do a mini tour here because the photos really say it all.

  • Location: Blue Ridge, GA
  • Features: Brand new, magazine-worthy interior, great views, spacious interior, double-decker outdoor living areas with fireplaces and a hot tub
  • Space: 8 guests, 3 bedroom (3 bed), 3 bath
  • Cost: $458 per night

Brand New Cabin!

Brand New Cabin kitchen

Brand New Cabin! bedroom

Brand New Cabin! bath  Brand New Cabin! fire

Brand New Cabin! porch

The Flying Eagle

Why we love it: This entire house is gorgeous, but it’s the glass-walled living room for me. You’ve got the comforts of an indoor living room (temperature control, comfy furniture) with the ambiance and views of being outside.

  • Location: Banner Elk
  • Features: Incredible living room, gracious porch, great views, high-end design, spacious
  • Space: 12 guests, 4 bedroom (5 bed), 3.5  bath
  • Cost: $997 per night

The Flying Eagle glass living room

The Flying Eagle views

“The Rock”

Why we love it: This mountain house has outdoor living figured out. There’s an in-ground hot tub, dining room, fire pit, and living room outside. There’s a game room and home theater, perfect for families.

  • Location: Banner Elk
  • Features: In-ground hot tub, outdoor dining and living rooms, fire pit, game room, home theater, great location for exploring other mountain towns
  • Space: 10 guests, 4 bedroom (5 bed), 4.5 bath
  • Cost: $817 per night

The Rock

The Rock hot tub

The Rock outdoor dining

Red Stag Lodge

Why we love it: If you like the look of a traditional mountain house but the upgraded comforts of a luxury lodge, this house is for you. Red Stag also features an outdoor living area with a fireplace, dining table, hot tub, and a bar.

  • Location: Banner Elk
  • Features: Luxury touches, spa-like soaking tub with views, outdoor living area with bar and hot tub, rustic design
  • Space: 14 guests, 5 bedroom (7 bed), 4.5 bath
  • Cost: $761 per night

Red Stag Lodge living room

Red Stag Lodge bath

Red Stag Lodge porch

Luxury Cabin

Why we love it: This house is ideal for a mid-sized group. The interior is charming. The views are beautiful. And the locations is great for a group that wants to explore downtown areas.

  • Location: Banner Elk
  • Features: Convenient location, charming design, views, fire pit area, ensuite baths with heated floors
  • Space: 7 guests, 3 bedroom (2 bed), 2 bath
  • Cost: $246 per night

Luxury Cabin interior

Luxury Cabin kitchen

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