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The We Blew Inn of the Smoky Mountains

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About the Cabin

- The We Blew Inn is a well kept cabin with beautiful mountain vistas of the Smoky Mountains. We Blew Inn now offers a more adventurous environment for groups of family or friends, globe trotters, mountain climbers, travel writers, hikers, explorers and white water paddlers. -

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  • Spacious Porch with mountain vistas

    A spacious porch with both a terrace area and covered area, complete with rocking chairs, picnic table, grill, and hammock chair.

  • Minutes from Townfor food and entertainment

    Downtown is less than 3 miles away, even though you could never tell. The convenience of town and shopping are all within 45 minutes in any direction.

  • Large Bedroomsand full sleeping for 8

    The bedrooms are spacious and accommodates all of the comforts and space of home. Large closets in both, a queen bed in one and double beds in the other, either bedroom can sleep 2-4 people.

  • Flat Screen TVwith Dish and DVD

    A large screen TV with DVD collection and Dish Network allow you to catch up on world affairs, news, travel shows, or movies during your down time.

  • Parkingfor up to 3 vehicles

    There is room for 4 cars in the driveway, and several more just a short walk away.

Information Accommodations & Location

We Blew Inn features a full kitchen, full sized washer & dryer, TV with Dish Network and DVD player, a large den, family room, a large open air porch with mountain views, a fire pit, 2 bathrooms, and 2 full bedrooms. Fresh coffee is provided each day, as well as a basket of locally grown goodies for those who stay one week or longer.

We Blew Inn is conveniently located in the Nantahala Forest minutes from the historic downtown Franklin area, and within an hour's drive to popular destinations such Highlands, Cashiers, Cherokee, Asheville, Waynesville, Boone, Bryson City, Dillsboro, and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Many brochures and local tip book are available once you get settled in.

Traveler Friendly From Anywhere in the World

We Blew Inn is nestled in Franklin, NC., a popular vacation destination and outdoor enthusiasts town, both for its convenient access to well travelled destinations in Western North Carolina, but also its proximity to the Appalachian Trail and the white rafting rivers. Those who plan to go tubing or rafting will find dozens of local and guided tour guides within a short drive.

We cater to mountaineers, Appalachian Trail hikers and White Water paddlers during the through-hiking and white water season (April-October), and we are a perfect stop roughly 100 miles from Springer Mountain and right off the Bartram Trail at Wallace Branch trailhead. If you are heading North on the AT, We Blew Inn is a great stop or exit point about 1 week in, and we can provide all of the comforts of a small mountain town, with perks such as Three Eagles Outfitters, the well equipped outfitter shop, as well as good eats like BBQ, Mexican, French, Italian, and Asian cuisines. Franklin is also a PO Drop Point for hikers going both ways, and hikers may use the We Blew Inn as their PO drop point.

Outdoor Recreation

Home Entertainment

Complimentary Coffee

Full Kitchen

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  • Stay Here. We love it.We are a family of seven traveling the USA and the world, originally from Santa Cruz, CA. We loved our stay here. The fire pit, the fireplace, the views, the hospitality, and overall cozy, clean, awesome attention to detail we found made our visit fantastic. We will definitely visit again on our adventures. No doubt you should too.
    Very Interesting Family from Santa Cruz, CA.
  • CLEAN, roomy, amazing time was had with the fam!!What a great place. Service was truly exceptional and everything you need is close by. They made sure we had a fantastic time and custom tailored our experience. Can't wait to make our next trip in the next few months!
    Jeremy & Jennifer from Jacksonville, FL.
  • Can't wait to come back!Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us. We really enjoyed our time there and felt very welcomed. We Blew Inn is a lovely mountain retreat and we look forward to returning soon!
    Christi from St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Can't wait to return!From the moment we drove up and walked in We Blew Inn we didn't want to leave. This special place is well maintained and has such charm. I spent a lot of time on the back porch sipping my coffee in the hammock chair and relishing the view. The space was plenty large and we enjoyed all the multiple areas to relax and enjoy. We have already let our friends and family know that they should be booking their next place to this slice of heaven.
    Grace from Charlotte, NC.
  • The hosts are very friendly and attentive.We enjoyed much our stay at We Blew Inn. The house is spacious and well-maintained. Large porch with mountains view and a firepit complemented our experience in a wonderful way.
    Max from Ashburn, VA.


- Current accommodations at the We Blew Inn -

  • Home Away from Home

  • Master Bedroom

  • Family Room

709$+ per week

Weeklyfor groups & families

The weekly private rentals are for the entire cabin, which includes the large private master suite with queen bed and the secondary room with two twin beds. The cabin has 2 bathrooms and a third den that can be used as a family room or third bedroom with its pull out and regular sofas. Plenty of room for air beds.

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  • All of the Comforts

  • Family Room

  • Mountain Views

115$+ per night

Nightlyfor individuals and families

The nightly private rentals are for the entire cabin, which includes the large private master suite with queen bed and the secondary room with two twin beds. The cabin has 2 bathrooms and a third den that can be used as a family room or third bedroom with its pull out and regular sofas. Plenty of room for airbeds.

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Special Rates, Discounts & Accommodations

Outdoor enthusiasts, through hikers, trail associations, tour & adventure operators, kayakers, climbers, photographers, writers, researchers, travelers, specialist groups, and people moving to the area can enjoy the We Blew Inn at shared discounted rates found in popular hostels and B&Bs. We Blew Inn operates open & shared accommodations during certain times of year and through in-advance, group bookings. Below are rates and availability information.
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- Whether you're into extreme sports or leisurely recreation, the surrounding mountains and towns offer endless adventures -

Recreation & Adventures

Outdoor recreation and outdoor adventures are seemingly endless in the Western North Carolina mountains, the outdoor playground of the Southeast. Acclaimed by numerous magazines as a top outdoor adventure destination, visitors enjoy whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking and experiencing the highest peaks in the entire Eastern U.S.

Adventure Tours

Appalachian Trail
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Nantahala National Forest
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White Water Rafting
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Scenic Tours

A Day in a Cherokee Indian Reservation
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Smoky Mountain Railroad
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Zip Line Canopy Tours
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Blue Ridge Parkway & Scenic Tours
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