Hotels in Fontana Dam, North Carolina

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Fontana Dam overview

Fontana Dam is a small town surrounded by picturesque mountain views. Though Fontana Dam might not have many well-known attractions, you don't need to venture far to visit Santeetlah Lake and Junaluska Museum. You can take some time to discover the surrounding area and sights like Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center and Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest.

Where to stay in Fontana Dam

A city welcoming to all, Fontana Dam offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. You can shop as many as 42 deals for Fontana Dam accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices as low as 53 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Fontana Dam as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 114 4-star hotels from 79 USD per night
  • • 147 3-star hotels from 80 USD per night
  • • 9 2-star hotels from 53 USD per night

How to get to Fontana Dam

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 27.4 mi (44.2 km) from the heart of Fontana Dam.

What to see around Fontana Dam

Its mountain views, riverfront, and hiking trails are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Santeetlah Lake
  • • Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest
  • • Cades Cove
  • • Tuckaleechee Caverns
  • • Spruce Flats Falls
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Santeetlah Lake (6.6 mi/10.6 km from the city center)
  • • Junaluska Museum (8 mi/12.8 km from the city center)
  • • Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center (8.2 mi/13.2 km from the city center)
  • • Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest (8.4 mi/13.5 km from the city center)

When to visit Fontana Dam

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some average seasonal norms to help you plan your vacation:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 65°F day, 25°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 37°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 48°F night
  • • October-December: 76°F day, 26°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 17.28 inches
  • • April-June: 15.75 inches
  • • July-September: 15.35 inches
  • • October-December: 14.92 inches