Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Fontana Dam

The mountains and lake create a pretty picture of Fontana Dam. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travellers with its hiking and restaurants. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Fontana Dam

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Fontana Dam a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cades Cove Visitor Center (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Bryson City Gem Mine (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Upper Tremont Road (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Citico Wildlife Wilderness (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Fontana Dam

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Fontana Dam is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fontana Lake (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Cades Cove (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Abrams Falls (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Spruce Flats Falls (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Andrews Recreation Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Fontana Dam

The nearest airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), located 27.4 mi (44.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fontana Dam?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 797 holiday lettings around Fontana Dam. From 565 cabins to 565 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fontana Dam? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fontana Dam. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fontana Village Resort Marina: 709 holiday lettings
  • Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park: 6,434 holiday lettings
  • Cades Cove: 7,255 holiday lettings
  • Amazing Mirror Maze: 8,571 holiday lettings
  • Fort Fun: 8,571 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fontana Dam listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Fontana Dam?

Yes, of course. offers 565 Cabins in Fontana Dam. Our other popular types of Fontana Dam holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 565 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 158 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 565 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fontana Dam?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Fontana Dam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.