Dancing Sun Cabins: A Very Special Place
Do you need to unplug, relax, reconnect and enjoy the beauty of nature? How about a romantic getaway in the Asheville area of western North Carolina Appalachian mountains? We provide you with a private secluded log cabin in the woods beautifully situated by a trout stream, surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest. Our forests are full of wildlife and trails to explore. We are a short drive from Max Patch which is on the Applachian Trail.
Our log cabins are built for two and have their own, private hot tub for your enjoyment. Each cabin has unique natural beauty and a private porch that welcomes nature to your front door.
Our three beautiful one-bedroom honeymoon log cabins are perfect for couples or a personal retreat. We are located in the beautiful North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains just outside of Hot Springs, NC. We are close to Asheville, the Biltmore Estate, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and so many, many things to do in this paradise.
Our property features incredible waterfalls, multiple trails with access to the Appalachian Trail, and a labyrinth in our woods. All cabins are secluded on our 100-acre farm, with several mountain streams that stocked with trout, great for fly fishing. These cozy romantic honeymoon cabins are nestled in the Western NC mountains, surrounded by Pisgah National Forest, just off the Appalachian Trail near Lemon Gap and Max Patch. Use the AT calculator to help with plan your hike. Our log cabins are perfect for your Smoky Mountains vacation or intimate weekend getaway accommodations.
The Perfect Setting
Our Hot Springs, NC honeymoon log cabins are perfect for couples or for private retreat. They are well equipped and include all the amenities that you need like a nice comfortable bed, fireplace, satellite TV, washer and dryer, fully equipped kitchen, your own private Jacuzzi. Cozy linens and towels are also provided. There is a gas grill outside and an open firepit with wood provided for that "camping in the woods" feel.
Come and visit our secluded rental cabins in western NC and relax in your very own private hot tub filled with fresh mountain spring water. Relax in a rocking chair with a cup of coffee, or take a quiet hike on the paths throughout our wooded property located in Blue Ridge Mountains of NC. Walk beside the creeks or just sit on a rock and watch the frogs in the pond.
Re-Boot Your Life
Need a retreat? Is it time to "push the re-set button"? Nature is an incredible healer. Please visit our Mountain Spirits page and blog page. Feel free to give us a call ,we can help advise you on hikes or day trips to help you fully relax.
Historic Hot Springs, NC, located on the French Broad River is the perfect place for a true North Carolina mountain getaway. Our Hot Springs, NC holiday lodging here in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina is a lot more fun that hotels or motels and these accommodations provide easy access to all the area attractions and activities including river rafting, trout fishing, mountain biking, and horseback riding. And for you serious hikers, Max Patch is a 3-4 hour hike on the Appalachian Trail from your romantic secluded log cabin where the view of the smoky mountains is an unforgettable experience. If you would like an easier hike, a fifteen minute scenic drive will take you there also.
Location, Location, Location
Although our North Carolina cabins located here in the Spring Creek community are far from busy city life and the traffic jams in crowded areas, they are convenient to Marshall, Mars Hill, Waynesville, Weaverville, and Newport, Tennessee, which are all interesting places to visit and shop. Marshall, NC is home to the oldest continuous operating jail in North Carolina. Our cozy vacation rentals are located 1 hour from Asheville, 1 1/2 hours from Cherokee- Maggie Valley, 1 1/2 hours from Knoxville, TN, 2 hours from Greenville, SC and 3 hours from the Atlanta Metro area.
And within an hour's drive, our private honeymoon 1 bedroom log cabins for two are near all the Asheville, NC attractions as well including the Blue Ridge Parkway, WNC Arboretum and the Biltmore Estate.
So on your next vacation, sabbatical, weekend romantic getaway, wedding anniversary, birthday celebration, or honeymoon, come to the mountains of Madison County, NC and find the best vacation cabin rental in western NC. Dancing Sun Cabins is the perfect romantic destination for your honeymoon. We invite you to discover what makes Appalachia such a great place to relax and enjoy peace and solitude.
The spring months are very beautiful here when the wildflowers burst into life in celebration of another growing season. While the trees are still dormant, the sunlight is able to penetrate the forest floor and signal the awaiting plants to emerge in their beautiful splendor for a show of nature not seen in many other places in the world. There are many species of plants that only grow in this area of western NC and this eastern Tennessee mountainous border. There are many factors that come into play for this show of beauty. The wildflowers emerge between late March and mid-May. The show lasts until the trees come into full foliage, usually in late June.
This is the time when the field flowers begin to emerge and there is bloom after bloom until mid-autumn when the snow begins to fall. Sometime in June, the forest fills with rhododendron so thick that the hills turn a magical light pink. Just take a stroll up our creek to enjoy the blossoms. Bergamot, sweet william, cardinal flowers, catnip, and daisies are just a few of the wildflowers that flourish here. There are many species of wildflowers which bloom all summer.
The summer weather includes warm days which seldom get over 85 degrees, and cool nights for relief from the hot and muggy summer weather you would experience throughout much of the South. Our creeks and streams and rivers offer you cool places for a dip or wading or fishing. Many unique creatures live in our streams, including rare species of salamanders and crayfish. Tree frogs of many species and bull frogs also abound. Our creeks are stocked with rainbow trout for your fishing enjoyment. The native brook trout also flourish here. Fly fishing is a popular sport in our area.
The spectacular fall season begins in mid October and lasts through mid to late November, usually peaking in the last week of October to the first week of November. With the vast altitude variations in the area, 1500-5000 feet, some fall color can be seen from mid September through late November. The colors are rich and varied due to the many species of trees found in our ancient mountains. The deciduous trees have remarkable color ranging from the deep dark reds of the sourwood to the bright vibrant yellows of the poplar. The tall straight locust trees abound here and give a long show of color throughout the season. Our over 100-year-old boxwoods will amaze you with their deep dark evergreen that contrast the oranges and reds.
So, plan your trip here according to your ability to travel. Every day here is a beautiful day for those that enjoy nature. When you come to our cabin resort in the woods, you will find that there are lots of fun things to do in the NC mountains.
Winter is a wonderful season to get away in a nice cozy cabins in the woods. We love hiking in winter. It is the perfect time to explore the forest. You can see the ridges and valleys and hike easily through the woods without a trail.
Snow is light here and the DOT does and incredible job on the roads. We have a tractor on our property for plowing out so don't worry about getting stuck, unless, of course, you want to get snowed in. Tom and I love sledding and our hills are perfect for it.
For those of you interested in history, there are many old homesteads, cemeteries, churches and communities. As you walk up the trail on our property you can see old apple trees and home sites of the communities of Appalachia. You can walk across Kale Gap into the old WASP community that leads to Wolf Creek Falls. As you walk through these areas you can imagine the children walking down the mountain over 5 miles to get to the school. Many old graveyards can be found including one on our graveyard ridge.
For those who enjoy motorcycle riding, take a ride through some of the most scenic countryside in the world. Highway 209 is known as "the rattler" and has many thrilling curves as well as pull outs for scenic views.
Our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals are located near some of the best motorcycle touring roads in WNC. The roads are well maintained and bikers from all over the east coast enjoy the views from the many overlooks and rest points provided. Our Hot Springs log cabin rentals have easy access and are motorcycle friendly.
For those who enjoy motorcycle riding, take a ride through some of the most scenic countryside in the world! 209 is known as "the rattler" and has many thrilling curves as well as pull outs for scenic views. From Trust to Hot Springs is known as the Moonshiner's Run. Enjoy the beauty and thrill of riding in these hills.
We have so many songbirds that migrate through here. Our mountains are rich with food and water for their journey. Some of our favorites are cardinals, indigo buntings, blue herons, hawks, eagles, scarlet tanagers, goldfinches, and purple martins just to name a few. We are also close to a wonderful ornithological site called Rankin Bottoms. It is a spectacular place to watch birds.
Outdoor activities in the area include river rafting, spelunking, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, floating, tubing. All can be set up through Bluff Mountain Outfitters in Hot Springs.
If you like trains, you are in luck. We are within a 1 1/2 hour drive of train rides in Bryson City.
If you would like to try a zipline, there are several companies that offer this within our region.
There are endless things to do here in paradise!