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Make a self catering mountain cabin or holiday rental in Burnsville, NC your home away from home

Burnsville is a small town in the High Country and Blue Ridge Mountains area of the North Carolina Mountains. It is surrounded by interesting sights and historic attractions along with stunning scenery.

Things to Do in Burnsville, NC

The Blue Ridge Mountains beckon visitors to explore by hiking, mountain biking, scenic driving or motorcycling along the winding Blue Ridge Parkway. Artists, photographers and writers are inspired by this unspoilt area, particularly when the trees are changing colour in the autumn. Hikers can ascend Mount Mitchell, the highest peak in the eastern US at 6,684 feet (2,037m), to the observation deck at the summit. Concerts, arts festivals, folk festivals, theatre productions and cultural events take place in Burnsville throughout the year and there is a Winterfest in early December. The Quilt Trail and the Civil War Trail provide more things to do for those interested in history. Guided hikes, fishing, farmers markets and golf at a number of golf clubs in the area will fill most days.

Places to Visit Around Burnsville, NC

The town has a number of historic buildings for visitors to explore. The Nu-Wray Inn dates back to 1833 and is still used as a hotel. The Parkway Playhouse is the oldest operating community theatre in the state, founded in 1947 and the John Wesley McElroy House is now a museum in the town. Built in Greek Revival style, the mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built for McElroy who was a Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army and was later used as a hospital, Home Guard HQ and a Post Office before opening as a museum of local history. The Biltmore Mansion is about 40 miles from Burnsville luxury cabin rentals and guided tours of America’s largest home and majestic gardens makes a splendid place to visit.

Weather in Burnsville, NC

Burnsville has hot sunny summers with temperatures reaching an average 31°C (88°F). The elevation makes the air remain cooler and less humid than elsewhere in the state. From December to March temperatures drop below freezing, particularly at night and snowfall is likely. Spring and autumn are pleasant seasons for visiting the Blue Ridge Mountains and enjoying outdoor activities without the summer heat. Showers are possible throughout the year.

Travel to Burnsville, NC

The nearest international airport to Burnsville is Charlotte/Douglas (CLT) International Airport which is a major hub for US Airways as well as having many flights from other airlines. Visitors can either drive the remaining 117 miles to Burnsville or catch a connecting flight to Asheville Regional (AVL) airport which is just 49 miles away. Those driving to the area will find it very easy to access from Interstate 81 or I-75.

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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    Cabin #828312vb
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      House #395504
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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        House #3563654
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          Cabin #125689
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            Cabin #236179vb
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              Cabin #81699vb
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                Lodge #448780vb
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                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                  Cabin #501636vb
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                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                    Chalet #119197vb
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                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                      House #7054902
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                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                        Cabin #320550vb
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          Condo #333742vb
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                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                            Cabin #852238vb
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                              Excellent! 4.5/5
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                              Chalet #357165vb
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                Cabin #775789vb
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                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                  Condo #476353vb
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                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                    Cabin #7067085
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                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      House #4022654
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                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        Chalet #581198vb
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                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                          House #7067757
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                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                            House #495782vb
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                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                              House #4257022
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                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                Cabin #7054915
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                                                  Cabin #7093994
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                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                    Cabin #7117848
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                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                      House #4208845
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                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                        House #7057892
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                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                          Villa #300842vb
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                                                            Cabin #1078893vb
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              Cottage #1026652vb
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                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                Condo #4308839
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                                                                  Cabin #7054903
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                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                    Cabin #568187vb
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                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                      House #711781vb
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                                                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                        Cabin #568183vb
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                                                                          Cabin #568189vb
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                                                                            House #7060462
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                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                              Cabin #781418vb
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                                                                              Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                Farmhouse #623557vb
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                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                  • 4 BR
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                                                                                  Cottage #641291vb
                                                                                  10
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                    Cabin #838072vb
                                                                                    2
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                                                                                      Cabin #4534748
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                                                                                        Cabin #4018570
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
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                                                                                          House #375252
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                                                                                            House #1066220vb
                                                                                            2
                                                                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                              • 4 BR
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                                                                                              Cabin #7075484
                                                                                              9
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                                                                                                Cabin #925640vb
                                                                                                2
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                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                                  Cabin #1011701vb
                                                                                                  1
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                                                                                                    • 5 BR
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                                                                                                    Cabin #568181vb
                                                                                                    2
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
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                                                                                                      House #4495478
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