Where To Stay

Wondering where to stay in our little corner of the mountains?  From lakeside lodges to mountaintop cabins to old-fashioned motels, Clay County offers the mountain visitor a peaceful place to call home no matter how long your visit.  There’s so much to see and do in, from fishing to hiking to shopping to exploring, your days will be filled from morning ‘til night.  And our dark, quiet, star-filled nights means you’ll sleep like a baby.  So pack your bag, grab your fishing pole, pull on your boots and head to the mountains!  Clay County… Good for the soul. 

"The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep."

- Robert Frost

Inns & Motels

Deerfield Inn

The view of Lake Chatuge and Blue Ridge mountains from your guest room, patio, or deck is truly memorable. Each season possesses a unique beauty of its own. We look forward to hosting your visit to Hayesville and the mountains of Clay County.

Chatuge Mountain Inn

Chatuge Mountain Inn is comfortably snuggled in the western NC mountains, minutes from Lake Chatuge. Chatuge Mountain Inn is the perfect retreat for hikers, bikers, fishermen, or those just wanting a quiet getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Gray Wolf Mountain Inn

A cozy bed & breakfast retreat located just one mile from John C.Campbell Folk School. Rest, relax, drink in the cool mountain air and mountain view.

Cabins & Homes

Blackwell Branch Cabin

t’s all about the creek. And the pond. And the mountains beyond. Peace, nature, serenity. Fall asleep to the sounds of the rushing creek right outside the windows.

Historic Bidstrup House

The Historic Bidstrup House in Brasstown exudes craftsmanship and elegant simplicity. Hand-crafted antique furniture speaks to the rich history of craft that is so much a part of the home's story.

Bella Riva East Riverfront

Riverfront cabin right on the banks of the Hiawassee River. sit on the porch and watch the river go by, gaze up at the mountains just across. On a quiet mountain road, leave the stress and cares of the city behind.

Gili's Cove Cottage

You’ll never leave the porch! Just imagine waking up to the sounds of the creek, having your morning coffee out on the back porch while gazing at the mountains.

Walnut Hollow Ranch

Come experience Western North Carolina's Premier Cattle Ranch and explore the beauty & nature of the surrounding mountains. Walnut Hollow Ranch RV Campground is a small, quiet park on a 175 acre working cattle ranch.

Mountain Laurel Cabins

If it's peace and tranquility you're looking for you've found it. The property is a private setting abundant with wildlife like deer and native birds. The cabin is comfortably appointed and has all the modern conveniences

Mountain Dreams Cottage

Peaceful and private setting with mountain views. Fully furnished, with office area, Wi-Fi & DirecTV. Clean & spacious with well-equipped kitchen and plentiful counter space.

Majestic Mountain Getaways

Vacation rentals in Clay County, NC with choices of lakefront, riverfront and mountain view cabins and homes. Search by number of bedrooms, pet-friendly, amenities such as hot tub, game room, Wi-fi and more.

Hibernation Ridge

Million dollar long-range mountain view! Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this cozy 2 bedroom 2 bedroom lodge-style cabin nestled in the woods on top of a mountain ridge and over looking the Hiawassee River.

Rivers Edge Cabin

The River's Edge Cabin is literally just that, on 2 private acres just 10 steps and your wet! Set on the edge of the Hiawassee River you can't get any closer than this to the river and nature.

Riverfront Home

Incredible custom home on the banks of the Hiawassee River. Fish, tube and relax! On one acre, there's plenty of parking, including space for your RV or boat trailer. River views from every room, upgraded kitchen, stone fireplace.


Walnut Hollow Ranch

Come experience Western North Carolina's Premier Cattle Ranch and explore the beauty & nature of the surrounding mountains. Walnut Hollow Ranch RV Campground is a small, quiet park on a 175 acre working cattle ranch.


The Hinton Center

Hinton Center is a Christian retreat and conference center where guests can come to retreat, reflect and renew, with accommodations for groups up to 200. We are a Methodist organization, welcoming to interfaith and non-faith based organizations who uphold and honor the values of our organization.

"All good hotels tend to lead people to do things they wouldn't necessarily do at home."

- Andre Balzas

Clay County Rec Park and Gibson Cove

The County offers excellent camping facilities with many sites on Lake Chatuge.  Click the link below to view our beautiful campground and attractions.

For more information, Contact Us!
365 Courthouse Drive | Hayesville, NC 28904