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.

Where to stay around Fontana Dam?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 674 holiday lettings near Fontana Dam. From 148 Houses to 29 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fontana Dam is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fontana Dam?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fontana Dam. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fontana Village Resort Marina: 603 holiday lettings
  • Cades Cove: 6,259 holiday lettings
  • Fort Fun: 7,239 holiday lettings
  • Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze: 7,244 holiday lettings
  • Mysterious Mansion: 7,232 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fontana Dam listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Fontana Dam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 148 Houses in Fontana Dam. Our other popular types of Fontana Dam holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 454 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 454 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows 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 29 holiday homes with pool available in Fontana Dam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.