Our office is located in the small town of Franklin, NC. Our town might be on the smaller scale, but we have so many wonderful places to explore. We are conveniently located just a short drive from Clayton, Ga (20 minutes) Highlands, NC (30 minutes) Cherokee, NC (45 minutes) The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (45 minutes) Oconee State Park and Gorges State Park (1 hour each) Asheville, NC (1 hour 15 minutes) .

Growing up in this area, we have a lot of great suggestions if you need a few ideas! 

Ask us about delivery options and airport pick-up and drop-off. 
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Toyota Tacoma

Automatic, 4 Door. Comfortably sleeps two in the full XL TuffStuff hardshell rooftop tent. The rear truck bed has a pull-out slide that allows you to easily access the propane stove and the fridge/freezer that is powered by solar energy. 

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Highland Expedition Outfitters T3.5

Custom, handcrafted all aluminum expedition trailer. Sleeps two in the queen XL softshell tent. Has HEO awning, fridge/freezer and room for all your gear. Around 900lbs, and light enough to pull behind almost any vehicle.


Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4

Automatic, 4 door. Comfortably sleeps 2 in an easy open, hardshell rooftop tent. The rear hatch has a Dobinsons drawer system with Yeti cooler, or upgrade to the optional fridge/freezer with Jackery battery bank. 


Teardrop Camper

Braxton Creek Bushwacker teardrop pull-behind camper. Queen bed comfortably sleeps two, with tons of storage! The rear hatch has a fridge/freezer, propane stove and sink.


Diesel Campervan

Fully self-contained van. Has onboard shower, toilet and water. Bed can be made into a queen or king size bed. Has a full kitchen and nice size awning to keep you out of the weather. 

All rentals come with pillows, linens, kitchen gear, first-aid kit, lantern, paper towels, toilet paper and more! 

We also have additional add-ons, vehicle dependent, like hammocks, awning/annex rooms, rocking camp chairs, gas generator, solar generator, fridge/freezer set up and more! 



Appalachian Overland Rentals, based in Franklin, NC is a locally owned, small business that offers an affordable way for couples, families and adventure seekers to get out and explore the roads less traveled in Western North Carolina. Discover the unseen and make unforgettable moments with the ones you love. 

You can look forward to a clean, sanitized and safe vehicle rental. Whether its your first time camping or if you are a seasoned adventurer, we will make sure you're comfortable with setting up, and packing away your rooftop tent or trailer before sending you on your way! 


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175 Mountain Springs Rd.

Franklin, NC 28734

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