Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Mills River

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Mills River. Travelers like the mountain views, wildlife and hockey games in this relaxing and scenic city. Biltmore Estate and U.S. Cellular Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Mills River

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mills River a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Broadmoor Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Elijah Mountain Gem Mine (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Moonshine Mountain Snow Tubing Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Team ECCO Ocean Center and Aquarium (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Burntshirt Vineyards (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mills River

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mills River. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Carolina Arboretum (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Bent Creek Experimental Forest (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Jackson Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Mt. Pisgah (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Cradle of Forestry (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Moore Cove Falls (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Mills River

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Mills River?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,443 vacation rentals near Mills River. From 353 Cabins to 709 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mills River for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mills River?

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 Mills River:

  • Downtown: 233 vacation rentals
  • West Asheville: 108 vacation rentals
  • Historic Montford: 242 vacation rentals
  • Biltmore Village: 19 vacation rentals
  • Kenilworth: 495 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 Mills River?

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

  • Asheville's Fun Depot: 2,125 vacation rentals
  • Biltmore Estate: 2,150 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Market Asheville: 1,896 vacation rentals
  • Western North Carolina Nature Center: 2,164 vacation rentals
  • Asheville Treetops Adventure Park: 2,779 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mills River 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 Mills River?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 353 Cabins in Mills River. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mills River include:

  • Houses: 709 rentals available
  • Cottages: 353 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 353 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mills River?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 159 vacation rentals with pool available in Mills River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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