Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Marion

The area's churches and architecture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Marion. Well known for its cave exploring, hiking and mountain views, this scenic city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Marion

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Marion a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belle Nicho Winery (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Buck Creek Trout Farm (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Silver Fork Winery (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Silver Creek Plantation Golf Club (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Mount Mitchell Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Emerald Village (13 mi / 20.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Marion

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Marion is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake James State Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Roaring Fork Waterfalls (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Old Fort Picnic Area (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Pisgah National Forest (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Catawba Falls (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Mount Mitchell (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Marion

Fly into Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), the closest airport, located 34.3 mi (55.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Marion?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,872 holiday lettings around Marion. From 2,426 houses to 1,863 cabins, 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 Marion?

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 Marion:

  • Garner Cove: 42 holiday homes
  • Firefly Cove: 44 holiday homes
  • Charter Hills: 200 holiday homes
  • Linville Ridge: 312 holiday homes
  • Cheshire: 30 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 Marion? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Marion. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • McDowell County Public Library: 568 holiday lettings
  • Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine: 648 holiday lettings
  • McDowell County Courthouse: 562 holiday lettings
  • Historic Carson House: 685 holiday lettings
  • Buck Creek Trout Farm: 611 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Marion 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 Houses in Marion?

Yes, of course. offers 2,426 Houses in Marion. Our other popular types of Marion holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 1,863 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 1,065 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 1,863 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 Marion?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 998 holiday homes with pool available in Marion. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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