Hotels in Scaly Mountain, North Carolina

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Scaly Mountain overview

Scaly Mountain is a budget-friendly place known for its parks and natural features, and surrounded by picturesque views of waterfalls and mountains. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and bar options. Spend a relaxing day at Cliffside Lake Recreation Area and Black Rock Mountain State Park when the weather is nice. While you're here, stop by Scaly Mountain Ski Area and Highlands Aerial Park. Scaly Mountain is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Scaly Mountain

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Scaly Mountain has accommodations to fit every need. There are 46 hotels in the Scaly Mountain area and you can shop as many as 13 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 15 2-star hotels with an average price of $48 per night
  • • 17 3-star hotels with an average price of $60 per night
  • • 12 4-star hotels with an average price of $129 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 1889 user reviews of Scaly Mountain hotels: Fire Mountain Inn Cabins & Treehouses

How to get to Scaly Mountain

Fly in to Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), 52.6 mi (84.7 km) from downtown Scaly Mountain. Greenville, SC (GSP-Greenville-Spartanburg Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 63.1 mi (101.6 km) away.

What to see around Scaly Mountain

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Scaly Mountain Ski Area
  • • Highlands Aerial Park
  • • Sky Valley Resort
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Highlands Biological Station
  • • High Falls Trail
Its parks, mountain views, and waterfalls are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Glen Falls
  • • Dry Falls
  • • Cliffside Lake Recreation Area
  • • Bridal Veil Falls
  • • Cullasaja Falls
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • 12 Spies Vineyards and Farm
  • • Highlands Country Club
  • • The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts
  • • Jackson Hole Gem Mine
  • • Highlands Playhouse

When to visit Scaly Mountain

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 64°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 48°F night
  • • October-December: 73°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 14.8 inches
  • • April-June: 13.3 inches
  • • July-September: 13.8 inches
  • • October-December: 12.4 inches