Settled within the Great Craggy Mountains of North Carolina, Candler is a small mountain-side community that makes for a great place to vacation. Visitors can relax, rejuvenate, and kick up their feet while enjoying scenic mountain views and crisp mountain air.
Things to do in Candler include taking a tour of America's largest home, the Biltmore Estate. The Biltmore tour takes 2 hours to complete and includes an optional wine and cheese tour, a hiking trail, and the chance to see wild turkeys, deer, and groundhogs meandering through the estate grounds. Candler's gusts can also spend the afternoon on an hot air balloon, exploring Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or taking social media-worthy photographs of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Candler, catering largely to tourists, offers beautiful vacation rentals in and around the city limits. Many of the vacation homes in Candler are rustic log cabins that are equipped with a hot tub and large decks for relaxing. Pet lovers are in luck when booking a stay in Candler, as many of the available rentals are pet friendly and located on plots of open space for walking dogs.
The best time to visit Candler is during the summer. During the summer months, the weather is warm and cheerful, and outdoor activities are plentiful. Since candler is a tourist town, visiting near the end of the summer is always a good option, as many tourists are packing up and heading home, and the prices tend to be a bit lower.
A good place to have a cup of coffee or tea and a muffin in Candler is the Rejuvenation Cafe, serving homemade baked goods and snack options that are vegetarian and gluten-free. For a perfectly charred steak, the best place to go is Doc Brown's BBQ; and for a traditional American breakfast, guests can stop at Miami Restaurant.
The Annual Asheville Wing War attracts North Carolina residents from all over the Candler/Asheville area. The wing war consists of up to 15 restaurants who create a spicy chicken wing dish in an attempt to outdo the other restaurants. The event is heightened with live music and pitchers of cold beer.
Only minutes away from downtown Asheville, a vacation to Candler offers plenty of fun family activities. The Western North Carolina Nature Center is a great way for families to bond over their love of the Appalachian region's diverse animal populations. The center offers various educational programs and summer camps for interested children and teens, as well as up-close-and-personal encounters with friendly animals. The Asheville Pinball Museum features more than 30 vintage video game machines that have games from as far back as the 1960’s all the way to 2003. Guests can also play basketball or try their hand at target practice with the rifle game.
Browse places to stay from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, Agoda, RedAwning and more at AllTheRooms.com. Candler has 598 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Candler can be budget-friendly - the cheapest price rental is available at $20 a night. In general, an accommodation in Candler will cost you $157 per night.
Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Candler can pick from 300 places to stay that include WiFi. 25 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 5 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Candler, you'll want to pick from 293 places to stay that provide parking. We have 13 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 138 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Candler AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 209 places to stay from Airbnb, 4 accommodations from Agoda and 4 places to stay from RedAwning.
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