Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Canton is ready to explore

Enjoy the churches and other features of Canton. This city's riverfront, fishing and mountain views draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Canton

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Canton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waynesville Recreation Center (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Lake Junaluska Golf Course (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Queen's Farm Stables (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Ghost Town in the Sky (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Crystal Mountain Gem Mine (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Cataloochee Ski Area (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Canton

Travellers enjoy Canton for its riverfront and mountain views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Canton. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cold Mountain (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Mt. Pisgah (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Cradle of Forestry (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Moore Cove Falls (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Looking Glass Falls (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Courthouse Falls (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Canton

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Canton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 851 holiday lettings around Canton. From 404 cottages to 89 flats & apartments, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Canton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Canton:

  • West Asheville: 89 holiday homes
  • Twinbrook: 44 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 255 holiday homes
  • Cataloochee Ranch: 53 holiday homes
  • Mirror Lake: 208 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

  • Graveyard Fields Falls: 1,428 holiday lettings
  • Cold Mountain: 1,440 holiday lettings
  • Mt. Pisgah: 1,899 holiday lettings
  • Colonial Theater: 1,762 holiday lettings
  • Canton Area Historical Museum: 1,774 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Canton 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 Cottages in Canton?

Yes, of course. offers 404 Cottages in Canton. Our other popular types of Canton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 89 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 312 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 404 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 Canton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 58 holiday homes with pool available in Canton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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