Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Penland getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Penland with a stay in a holiday home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. 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 Penland

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Penland a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grassy Creek Golf and Country Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Emerald Village (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • The Orchard at Altapass (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Linville Falls Winery (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Linville Falls Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Mount Mitchell Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Penland

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Penland. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pisgah National Forest (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Linville Gorge Wilderness Area (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Roaring Fork Waterfalls (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Hawksbill Mountain (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Mount Mitchell (14.3 mi / 23 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Penland

Fly into Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), the closest airport, located 41.7 mi (67.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Penland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 97 holiday lettings around Penland. From 45 cottages to 45 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.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Penland?

Nestle yourself and your family way up in the hills and be ready for spectacular sunrises, extraordinary stargazing and a ton of fresh air. HomeAway has no less than 59 alpine holiday rentals available. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has stacks more rental options to browse through, including:

  • 34 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 25 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 15 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Penland in a large group?

Holidays spent with your favourite people can be oodles of fun, especially when you're sleeping under the same roof in a fantastic new place! If you'll be travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help. Why not have a squiz at the 13 house holiday rentals listed here? They're the leading choice for big groups of visitors. The rental options that are suitable for large groups in the area include:

  • Are you looking for properties that can fit 6 people? We have 52 that will fit the bill. The prices start from £60 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your group, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 18 holiday rentals that are suitable. You can book one for as little as £77 per night.
  • Seeking out rentals catering to 10 people? You'll be thrilled to learn we have 16 that'll be perfect. You can get one from just £134 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can take your dad, your sister and all your besties to Penland.