Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Old Fort

Take a holiday to Old Fort and enjoy the area's churches, monuments and museums. This city's mountain views, waterfalls and coffee shops draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Old Fort

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Old Fort a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Black Mountain Golf Club (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Buck Creek Trout Farm (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Mount Mitchell Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Fibber MaGee’s Adventure Golf (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Canopy Ridge Farm (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Old Fort

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Old Fort is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Fort Picnic Area (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Catawba Falls (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Robert Lake Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Roaring Fork Waterfalls (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Mount Mitchell (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Lake Lure (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Old Fort

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 23.6 mi (38 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Old Fort?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,643 holiday lettings near Old Fort. From 823 Cabins to 1,235 Houses, 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 Old Fort is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Fort?

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 Old Fort:

  • West Asheville: 113 holiday homes
  • Garner Cove: 47 holiday homes
  • Haw Creek: 35 holiday homes
  • Stonecrest: 19 holiday homes
  • West Side Historic District: 45 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 Old Fort?

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

  • Old Fort Monument: 1,356 holiday lettings
  • Old Fort Picnic Area: 1,666 holiday lettings
  • Old Fort Railroad Museum: 1,363 holiday lettings
  • Andrews Geyser: 1,829 holiday lettings
  • Mountain Gateway Museum: 1,355 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Old Fort 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 Cabins in Old Fort?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 823 Cabins in Old Fort. Our other popular types of Old Fort holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,235 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 823 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 823 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Old Fort?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 274 holiday homes with pool available in Old Fort. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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