Hotels in Fontana Dam, North Carolina

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Fontana Dam overview

Fontana Dam is a relaxing place known for its parks and natural features, and surrounded by picturesque views of mountains and rivers. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Spend a relaxing day at Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest and Cades Cove when the weather is nice. There's plenty to explore, including local sights like Junaluska Museum and Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center. A family-friendly area, Fontana Dam also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Fontana Dam

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Fontana Dam has accommodations to fit every need. There are 46 hotels in the Fontana Dam area, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 12 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 19 3-star hotels with an average price of $69 per night
  • • 9 4-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 5383 user reviews of Fontana Dam hotels: Fontana Village Resort

How to get to Fontana Dam

Fly in to Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 27.4 mi (44.2 km) from downtown Fontana Dam. Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional) is the next closest major airport, 71.8 mi (115.5 km) away.

What to see around Fontana Dam

Its parks, mountain views, and riverfront are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest
  • • Cades Cove
  • • Tuckaleechee Caverns
  • • Spruce Flats Falls
  • • Andrews Recreation Park
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Junaluska Museum
  • • Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center
  • • Cades Cove Visitor Center
  • • Bryson City Gem Mine
  • • Upper Tremont Road

When to visit Fontana Dam

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

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: 17.1 inches
  • • April-June: 15.7 inches
  • • July-September: 15.4 inches
  • • October-December: 14.9 inches