Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Old Fort

Take a vacation to Old Fort and enjoy the area's churches, monuments and museums. This city's mountain views, waterfalls and coffeehouses draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Old Fort a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Old Fort

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

Where to stay around Old Fort?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,635 vacation rentals near Old Fort. From 823 Cabins to 1,227 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Old Fort for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Old Fort:

  • Downtown: 220 vacation rentals
  • West Asheville: 114 vacation rentals
  • Wolf Laurel: 99 vacation rentals
  • Historic Montford: 229 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Cove: 92 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 Old Fort?

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

  • Old Fort Railroad Museum: 1,367 vacation rentals
  • Old Fort Picnic Area: 1,664 vacation rentals
  • Mountain Gateway Museum: 1,359 vacation rentals
  • Andrews Geyser: 1,833 vacation rentals
  • Old Fort Monument: 1,357 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Old Fort?

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

  • Houses: 1,227 rentals available
  • Cottages: 823 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 823 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Old Fort?

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

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