Linville is a town surrounded by incredible natural wonders. Located in the Blue Ridge Parkway, the scenic tow has access to some of the most stunning landmarks in the state, including Linville Falls and Table Rock Mountain.
The Linville Gorge Wilderness Area is on the doorstep of Linville, named after the explorer William Linville who was killed here by Cherokee Indians in the 1700s. Hike to your hearts delight around the area, visit the falls and take a picnic or have a swim. The gorge is one of the most beautiful and rugged gorges in the country. Another must-see for nature lovers are the Linville Caverns where stalactites hang in the lofty underground caves.
Grandfather Mountain has further trails to hike plus outstanding panoramic views from the Mile High Swinging Bridge. There is a small museum and a wildlife area where you can expect to see cougars, bears and otters.
Table Rock offers yet more inspiring sights, located in the Pisgah National Forest where visitors can hike to the top -- it's steep and rocky but don't put off, the view is definitely worth it.
Summer is the best time to visit for optimal conditions to do outdoor activities.
Located near the Blue Ridge Parkway, the resort of Linville is a popular spot in High Country for a mountain vacation. There are many attractions and sights in the immediate vicinity including Grandfather Mountain Linville, Sugar Mountain, the Linville Caverns, Linville Wilderness Gorge, Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, the Linville Golf Club, and much more.
One of the most photographed natural wonders in the area is Linville Falls, where the water cascades down into a pool below and is only a short drive away from Linville NC. There are also many recreational activities such as snow tubing, skiing, snowboarding and hiking. With all that action, a Linville cabin rental is an ideal home away from home, and some properties even have a hot tub to unwind in after a long day exploring.
In both summer and winter there are a range of cabin rentals available, many of which boast incredible scenery and mountain views. Choose a vacation rental in the form of a log cabin for a unique stay with either friends or couples in Western NC.