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Wrong Way River Lodge

A-frame cabins at the Wrong Way River Lodge. Photo contributed by Wrong Way River Lodge.

Editor’s Note: This story was written by Emily Crisman and first appeared in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. 

If you’re ready for a cozy cabin escape, Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins in West Asheville, N.C., offers the outdoorsy charm you expect from a cabin in the mountains but without the seclusion.

Opened in September, the “urban cabin campground” is a new kind of lodging option that blends the outdoor access and nostalgia of a campground with the amenities of a hotel and the unique experiences of a short-term rental.

Located on the French Broad River Greenway, Wrong Way boasts 16 A-frame cabins designed in the “Scappalachian” style – combining Scandinavian minimalism with Appalachian craftsmanship – as well as a communal River Lodge.

Each cabin sleeps up to four with a queen size bed, queen-size sofa bed, full bathroom, private deck, mini-fridge, microwave, electric kettle, heat and air conditioning and high-speed internet. There’s no TV because you’re there to have fun.

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