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Sky Island Retreat & Campground

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Bessemer City, North Carolina
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Peaceful fun reasonable! Staff was awesome! They have camp sites and cabins clean bathhouse! Def will go back! They have a game room store putt putt. Off the beaten path but we'll worth it! Take the scenic route to Chimney Rock.

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Reviewed 21 October 2015

I rented one of the three fully furnished cabins on the top of the mountain. I was not sure what to expect. My first morning waking up I woke too such an awesome view. The mountains were right in front of me. I walked out about forty feet and a family of deer were roaming about 150 yards at the... More 

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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

The campground was nice, clean and family friendly. It's also close to many attractions. Cabins are really good looking, comfortable, and affordable. I definitely will come back and will continue to stay here, when visiting Old Fort.

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Reviewed 17 July 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed three nights in one of the three couples cabins. We had the last cabin of the three which had a beautiful view of the mountains from the front porch or sitting on the couch in the living room. The cabin had a nice kitchen and full bathroom with everything we needed. There was air conditioning... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We stayed here last summer for a week in one of the primitive cabins. We absolutely loved our stay and our little cabin was just perfect for us! The staff was very friendly and we were able to do a lot of sightseeing easily because of it's convenient location. This was a first camping experience for 2 of my children... More 

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Thank Hannah S
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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Their website can be a little deceiving, we thought it was going to be more space between the cabins and tent sites. It ended up being a great place to stay. Everyone was friendly, clean, plenty of things to do, and close to a lot of things without the high prices. Loved that the cabins came with an outlet and... More 

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Thank Vania20
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Reviewed 28 April 2015

Accommodations are top value at any price point. Most of the vacationers I met had been back several times. I wouldn't think of staying anyplace else when I was in the Asheville area. Bill Johnson Lakeland, Fl.

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Enjoyment is to take pleasure or satisfaction in something and that is beyond all doubt what you will experience at Sky Island Retreat & Camp Grounds. It is a beautiful happy place to relax and enjoy yourself with friends and family. The staff are incredibly hospitable and cordial to the guest. Sweet beyond words and extraordinary in their desire to... More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

I don't have much good to say about this campground. I chose it as they accepted Passport America and we wanted to stay in this area for about 3 days to sightsee. First off, the road to the campground is a narrow twisting road, no shoulder to speak of and also some low hanging branches. Secondly, this is an old... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

We had to book quickly, because our Daughter changed locations for her wedding, from Florida.. where we live to, North Carolina!! We were very pleasantly pleased, to find sky island an how very accommodating they were, on such short notice!!! The first night there was an amazing band and the family owned retreat family cooked an amazing barbecued dinner we... More 

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Address: 88 Flatlander Dr, Old Fort, NC 28762-6400
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Old Fort
Number of rooms: 10
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“Couples cabin #3 has the view of the mountains, the other two cabins are located behind cabin #3 with little to no view.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryReineke, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“It was very loud as the tent sites were right above the cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles Valentine2142014, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you want to be close to nature where you can hear all the night sounds and almost literally pick a star right out of the sky for your very own then the cabins at the top are the place to go.”
 of 5 bubbles RosieH34, 12 Jun 2013 | Read review
“If you want the view, get a cabin but just know you do have to drive up a fairly steep mountain to get to it!”
  • The loft in the cabin!
 of 5 bubbles deltadawn68, 29 May 2013 | Read review
“These are Mountain Cabins, not a swank resort, so bring your own pampering items like thick goose down comforter if that is what you're use to!”
 of 5 bubbles MissyH111, 13 May 2013 | Read review
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