Hotels in Cullowhee, North Carolina

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Cullowhee overview

Cullowhee is a relaxing place distinct for its riverfront and known for its casinos and college atmosphere. You'll appreciate the coffee and bar choices. Spend a relaxing day at Ralph J. Andrews County Park and Poteet Memorial Park when the weather is nice. Head to Judaculla Rock and Western Carolina University to make some memories. A family-friendly area, Cullowhee also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Cullowhee

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, Cullowhee has options to suit everyone's style. There are 102 hotels in the Cullowhee area and you can shop as many as 25 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 43 2-star hotels with an average price of $54 per night
  • • 37 3-star hotels with an average price of $72 per night
  • • 15 4-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 9604 user reviews of Cullowhee hotels:
  • • Arrowmont Stables & Cabins
  • • Sundrops on Caney Fork

How to get to Cullowhee

Fly in to Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), 34.9 mi (56.1 km) from downtown Cullowhee. Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson) is the next closest major airport, 60.8 mi (97.9 km) away.

What to see around Cullowhee

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • High Falls Trail
  • • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo
  • • Highlands Biological Station
  • • Fantasy Golf & Game Room
  • • Ghost Town in the Sky
Its mountain views and riverfront offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Judaculla Rock
  • • High Falls
  • • Ralph J. Andrews County Park
  • • Poteet Memorial Park
  • • The Village Green
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Western Carolina University
  • • Southwestern Community College
  • • Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
  • • Wheels Through Time Museum
  • • Cherokee Welcome Center
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Arrowmont Stables
  • • Signal Ridge Marina
  • • Heinzelmannchen Brewery
  • • It's By Nature - A Gallery of Southern Crafts
  • • Country Side Bowling Lanes

When to visit Cullowhee

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

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