Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Mountain City

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Mountain City. This welcoming and scenic city entices travelers with its golfing and coffeehouses. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Mountain City

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Mountain City a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Red Tail Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Watauga Lake Winery (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Mountain Aire Golf Club (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Beech Mountain Resort (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Land of Oz (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Magic Mountain Mini Golf and Arcade (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mountain City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mountain City is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Elk Knob State Park (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Virginia Creeper Damascus (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Buckeye Recreational Center (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Howard Knob County Park (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Bristol Caverns (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Daniel Boone Native Gardens (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Mountain City

The nearest airport is in Abingdon, VA (VJI-Virginia Highlands), located 19.9 mi (32 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Tri-Cities, TN (TRI-Tri-Cities Regional), which is 32.8 mi (52.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Mountain City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,416 vacation rentals near Mountain City. From 887 Cabins to 728 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mountain City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mountain City?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mountain City:

  • Beech Mountain Resort: 1,288 vacation rentals
  • Linville Ridge: 228 vacation rentals
  • Mill Ridge: 77 vacation rentals
  • Buck Mountain: 15 vacation rentals
  • Charter Hills: 192 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mountain City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mountain City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Red Tail Golf Course: 1,490 vacation rentals
  • Johnson County Welcome Center and Museum: 766 vacation rentals
  • Virginia Creeper Trail: 403 vacation rentals
  • Tweetsie Railroad: 2,403 vacation rentals
  • The Blowing Rock: 2,238 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mountain City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Mountain City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 887 Cabins in Mountain City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mountain City include:

  • Houses: 728 rentals available
  • Cottages: 887 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 887 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mountain City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 531 vacation rentals with pool available in Mountain City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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