There are hotels, Airbnb's and VRBO's local to the wedding venue. You could also stay closer to Asheville if you want, there's lots to see and do! If you prefer to make your own accommodations, you're welcome to do so. Just please be sure to double check drive times, our hilly roads can be deceiving if you only look at the mileage!

Please note, the closer you get to our wedding venue, the less cellphone service you will have. Download your maps and directions to your phone, or have a paper copy as back up.



Brook Trout Inn

19259 Rosman Hwy, Saphire, NC 28774

Mom and Pop quaint mountain inn nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains!! We've spoken with the inn manager and have a block of rooms reserved for our wedding guests. To make a booking, you will need to call them directly at 828-273-3700 and reference the 'Stephanie and Craig' wedding. Brook Trout Inn is about a 30 minute drive from our wedding venue.

Hampton Inn and Suites Sapphire

3245 US Highway 64 East, Saphire, NC 28774

The Hampton Inn in Sapphire has a block of queen and king rooms set aside for our wedding guests. The block will be available to book through March 16, 2024. When booking, the group name is, 'Rahn Wedding Block,' and the group code is RWB. To make a booking, please call 828-743-4545 or use the link. This hotel is about a 20 minute drive from our wedding venue.

Things To Do


Food & Drink

High Five Coffee

2000 Riverside Dr, Woodfin, NC 28804

This is the coffee shop where Craig and Stephanie had their very first meeting! The first coffee date! Get an excellant view of the French Broad River! Dress appropiratly, indoor seating is limited.

The Hop

640 Merrimon Ave #103, Asheville, NC 28804

This is the first location of Craig and Stephanie's ice cream date! It's one of our favoirte ice cream shops, Craig likes to get a JitterBug, a milkshake with a shot of espresso!

Wild Ginger Noodle Bar

1950 Hendersonville Rd Ste 12, Asheville, NC 28803

This is the location of Craig and Stephanie's first dinner date! We don't remember what we ordered, but it's a pretty good menu, and everything we've tried has been tasty.