A North Carolina mountain treasure!


Built in 1908 to serve the east’s highest railway station, the Balsam Mountain Inn, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, now welcomes travelers with fifty cheerful rooms, broad, 100-foot porches, a large library and delicious dining. Come rest, read ramble and romp in our mountains!

Dining at the Balsam Mountain Inn

We serve breakfast and dinner each day and Sunday lunch, all by reservation, and we host private celebrations, meetings and meals.

Live music and events at the Balsam Mountain Inn

The inn hosts regular Songwriters in the Round performances, special holiday dining celebrations and a year-around Art in the Mountains showcase.

Rooms and lodging at the Balsam Mountain Inn

Originally a 100-room grand railroad hotel, our inn, restored in 1990, now offers 50 rooms and suites.