'Bird's Nest' at Ela Camp: A Hidden Gem of Bryson!

Property ID: 447282Bryson CityNCUS
Sleeps 21 BR1 BA
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If you're longing for a camping experience but dreading the hassle then opt for a stay at Ela Cabins instead! This community is hidden just a few miles outside of downtown Bryson City, where you can fish on Tuckasegee River, stargaze around the fire pit, or just relax inside a fully equipped 1-bed, 1-bath vacation rental. This abode is the perfect respite for a couples retreat or small family getaway. So pack your hiking boots and indulge in the Smokies from 'The Bird's Nest!'


  • Washer
  • Kitchen
  • Waterfront
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Central Heating
  • Self Check-In
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Essentials
  • Deck


Location Details

ATTRACTIONS: Downtown Bryson City (5.1 miles), Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (5.2 miles). Harrah's Cherokee Casino (6.1 miles)

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK (7.7 miles): Fly-fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, whitewater rafting

OUTDOOR RECREATION: Nantahala Outdoor Center (17.6 miles), Tsali Recreation Area (18.2 miles), Cataloochee Ski Area (24.5 miles)

AIRPORTS: Asheville Regional Airport (65.5 miles), McGhee Tyson Airport (77.0 miles)


13 reviews
  • Bird's Nest, a place of rest


    We enjoyed the quiet, peacefulness of our cabin. It was close to the Inspirations Singing in the Smokies, which was such a blessing. The cabin was clean & was stocked with everything we needed. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality/comfort of the bed's mattress.

    Published July 10, 2024
  • MN visitors


    Everything great except the place could sure use a few more forks (only 2)!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published November 24, 2023
  • A wonderful stay!


    The Bird's Nest cabin was just the right spot for our Smoky Mountain vacation! We were looking for something in a less touristy area and this was perfect. It was close to the Oconaluftee Visitor Center and to Deep Creek hiking trails. The cabin provided a wonderful space to rest and relax in after our full days of hiking. The bed was really comfortable and the kitchen was equipped with all the basics we needed. We would definitely stay again.

    Published November 8, 2023
  • Awesome


    Awesome cabin it was warm and cozy. Had all the essentials that was needed. In a beautiful location would stay with you all again in the future. Thanks for allowing me to stay in your cabin.

    Published October 17, 2023
  • September 2023


    Clean, quiet and peaceful...

    Published September 28, 2023
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