Last Updated on April 13, 2021
Last Updated on April 13, 2021
If you plan to visit Western NC, please check beforehand to see if the area is safe following the recent flooding. Officials have closed some sections of Pisgah National Forest (including Forest Heritage Scenic Byway and Blue Ridge Parkway stops) to keep visitors out of danger. Please respect signage and local guidance.
If you’re looking for a unique travel experience in North Carolina, look no further than River and Twine in the heart of Eastern NC! This tiny home hotel is located on the Rocky Mount Mills campus and booking info is here in case you’re already convinced to go!
As one of only 12 tiny home resorts in the United States, River and Twine is a gem of an opportunity to try out tiny living! Inside our guide, we’ll share how to reach this tiny home hotel, interesting tidbits about them, and things we loved.
This post is part of our series that covers the best things to do in Rocky Mount and also, our favorite places to stay in North Carolina. We also mentioned River and Twine in our guide to tiny houses in North Carolina.
Getting to River and Twine (Driving Directions)
Ready to see what River and Twine is all about? Here are driving directions:
- Take exit 468B on US-64 for Benvenue Rd/NC-43 towards Peachtree St/NC-48
- Continue onto NC-43 S. Drive to W. Elm Street in Rocky Mount
- Continue to follow NC-43 S and take a left on W. Elm Street
- River and Twine will be on the left-hand side of the road
River and Twine at a Glance
River and Twine is the world’s largest tiny home hotel, located on and crafted specifically for the Rocky Mount Mills campus. You have 20 different homes to choose from and the option to rent from their restored 1900 mill-house called the Guest House.
7 Things We Love About River and Twine
When staying at River and Twine, you can choose from any of their carefully-designed tiny homes. Each home is modern, spacious, and centrally located, giving you the best view of Rocky Mount Mills, no matter which one you choose.
No Details Left Behind
Each tiny home is named after a North Carolina river and can accommodate up to four guests. You can find carefully thought-out details such as record players, curated album collections, board games, books, and even Eno hammocks in each tiny home.
Perfect for All Types of Travelers
The homes are suited for an array of arrangements ranging from wedding parties to families to romantic getaways.
If you’re celebrating something special, you can call the staff at River and Twine–they’re always happy to go the extra mile to enhance your stay! Think s’mores kits, wine, mimosa baskets, and more!
River and Twine also provides chairs and lawn games for guests looking to hang out on the campus’s expansive lawns.
At the center of this tiny home hotel is a fire pit. Here, guests are encouraged to bring cooking ingredients and enjoy a night out with good company.
Access to Rocky Mount Mills
We recommend the Guest House for those looking to stay for longer, as each suite comes with a living area, kitchenette, private bath, and bedroom. As we mentioned, staying at the Guest House also puts you directly across the street from the Rocky Mount Mills campus.
Rocky Mount Mills is a restored cotton mill and a unique live-work-play environment spanning 82-acres.
Nearby Food, Drink, and Fun
Rocky Mount Mills is home to the region’s only beer incubator and offers an abundance of breweries and restaurants to accentuate your visit. Satiate your hunger with delicious restaurants that offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Peruse the bookshelves while enjoying some coffee at Books and Beans, all while making River and Twine your base for exploration.
Explore the different outdoor spaces, family-friendly activities, and listening to live music.
If you’re into the outdoors, River and Twine is situated on the Tar River banks, which has a paddle-trail perfect for a fun paddle down the river.
If you want to walk, run, or bike along the river, the Tar River trail runs past River and Twine. From there, you can reach Sunset Park within a mile and in the other direction, Martin Luther King Jr Park a few miles away.
Ready to Stay at River and Twine?
If you are ready for a truly unique North Carolina getaway, head over to River and Twine and book your tiny home! Explore its surroundings in Rocky Mount, one of our favorite Eastern North Carolina towns, and enjoy this wonderful part of our state.
Have you ever stayed at River and Twine? If so, we’d love to know about your experience there and when you plan on returning!