Mountain Vista Log Cabins

Two- or Three-Night Stay at Mountain Vista Log Cabins in Bryson City, NC

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Cozy Cabins Tucked in the Great Smoky Mountains

To prepare for winter in the Great Smoky Mountains during the mid 19th century, frontier families constructed tiny log cabins to shelter them from the heavy snow, rarely venturing outdoors until springtime. Today, the Mountain Vista Log Cabins are settled in the same secluded area, but instead serve as base camps to explore the winter landscape. Families can ski and hike throughout the Smokies, then retire to these rustic and charming properties, which lie along Alarka Creek, nestled in the mountains just outside Bryson City.

The cabins' woodsy décor echoes their natural surroundings; each dwelling is trimmed with wood-paneled walls and thick quilts. An outdoor hot tub eases muscles fatigued from trying to lift boulders off of trapped snowmen. The roomy Eagle's Nest cabin sits steps from Alarka Creek's rushing creeks, and a private porch and rocking chairs look toward the waters. In the Smokies Cabin, an old-fashioned fireplace glows amid natural wood accents. You can whip up breakfast in the full kitchen.

Bryson City, North Carolina: Small-Town Charm with Nearby Skiing Resort

Tucked into North Carolina's southwest corner, the small town of Bryson City sits amid the woodsy slopes of the Smoky Mountains. The bisecting Little Tennessee and Nantahala Rivers create picturesque waterfalls throughout the mountainous terrain, a natural setting for yearlong outdoor recreation.

In winter, the Cataloochee Ski Area hosts 16 illuminated trails and slopes on its challenging downhill course. Once all the snow thaws or is exported as ice cubes to Hawaii, whitewater rafting and kayaking become popular attractions at nearby Nantahala Gorge. Bryson City charms visitors with antique stores, handcrafted pottery, and house-made chocolate amid the natural landscape.

What You Get

Stay for up to six

Two-night stay in Bear, Hideaway, or Dogwood cabin

  • Option 1: $125 to check in Sunday–Wednesday (up to a $226 value)
  • Option 2: $135 to check in Thursday–Saturday (up to a $226 value)

Two-night stay in Ray’s, AJ’s, Smokies, Eagle’s Nest, or Wolf's Den cabin

  • Option 3: $169 to check in Sunday–Wednesday (up to a $300 value)
  • Option 4: $179 to check in Thursday–Saturday (up to a $300 value)

Three-night stay; check in Sunday–Wednesday

  • Option 5: $188 for Bear, Hideaway, or Dogwood cabin (up to a $339 value)
  • Option 6: $254 for Ray’s, AJ’s, Smokies, Eagle’s Nest, or Wolf's Den cabin (up to a $450 value)

Book by: 1/18/13
Travel by: 2/28/13

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 1/18/13 or promotional value expires. Must complete travel by 2/28/13
  • Not valid 11/22, 12/25, 12/31, 1/1
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 30-day cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 21 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at check-in
  • Not valid with reward points
  • $45 cleaning fee and 12.75% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

Visit Mountain Vista Log Cabins' accommodations page for more information on individual cabins.

In All Included Cabins

  • Standard occupancy: 2 in all cabins
  • Maximum occupancy: 2 in Dogwood and Hideaway; 4 in Bear; 6 in all other cabins
  • Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for each additional guest

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 10 a.m.
  • Parking: free driveway parking available for each cabin
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets may be added for an additional $45 per stay.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: upgrades may be available during booking or at check-in for an additional cost.

Getting There

  • By plane: 69 miles from Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)
  • By car: about 65 miles southeast of Asheville

Customer Reviews

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Tiffany S. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed April 28, 2018
The cabin is cute and quiet, but I don’t really feel the groupon price is a “deal” but more so the highest price I would expect to pay. The cabin was at least 20 mins away from town, which wouldn’t have been a big deal had it been updated with newer appliances and amenities. You are expected to wash all the dishes, but not given sponges, etc. to do so.


Michael H. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed April 18, 2018
Hot tub and the stream


Scott J. · 2 reviews
· Reviewed April 16, 2018
Great location, great cabins, great people. What a relaxing vacation. The BEST!
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