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Local Attractions

Western North Carolina offers a dynamic mountain experience that combines pristine natural beauty with authentic local experiences. We’ve curated a list of nearby activities and attractions that our guests frequently enjoy.

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Mountains & Waterfalls

There is no shortage of natural beauty and wonder in this neck of the woods. From breathtaking sunsets to secluded waterfalls, you won’t want to miss this.

Jump Off Rock
Blueridge Parkway
Chimney Rock
DuPont Forest


Historical Treasures

The famed Biltmore Estate is one of many rich historical experiences in this area. Take a walk back in time and learn what mountain life was like years ago.

Biltmore Estate
Carl Sandburg Home
Historic Johnson Farm
Western NC Air Museum


Local Brews and Berries

If local breweries and vineyards are your thing, then this is the place to be. From fine wine to hoppy ale and everything in between.  

Appalachian Ridge Artisan Ciders   |  6.6 miles away
Blue Ghost Brewing Company   |  15.7 miles away
Bold Rock Hard Cider   |  13 miles away
Burning Blush Brewery   |  17.1 miles away
Burntshirt Vineyards   |  6.5 miles away
D9 Brewing Company   |  3.6 miles away
Dry Falls Brewing Company   |  3.2 miles away
Flat Rock Cider Co.Taproom at Jeter Mountain Farms   |  3.5 miles away
Guidon Brewing    |  4 miles away
Marked Tree Vineyard   |  5.6 miles away
Mills River Brewing Co   |  12.6 miles away
Oklawaha Brewing Company   |  3.4 miles away
Point Lookout Vineyards   |  12.6 miles away
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards   |  6.7 miles away
Sawyer Springs Vineyard   |  9.4 miles away
Sideways Farm & Brewery   |  13.4 miles away
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.   |  17.7 miles away
Southern Appalachian Brewery   |  4 miles away
Stone Ashe Vineyards   |  11.8 miles away
Triskelion Brewing Company   |  3.7 miles away


Arts & Entertainment

There is no shortage of expressive culture here in the mountains. From performing arts to drum circles, you’ll enjoy a vibrant and unconventional experience.

Flat Rock Playhouse
Brevard Music Center
City of Asheville
Folk Art Center


Nature & Botanicals

Western North Carolina is home to some of the most botanically-diverse plants and fascinating creatures. See what makes this destination so special.  

Western NC Nature Center
Bullington Gardens
NC Arboretum
Local Apple Orchards


Outdoor Adventure

You can choose your own adventure while visiting the area. If speed, heights or adrenaline is your passion, there are plenty of action-packed options.

The Gorge
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Asheville Adventure Center
Mountain Biking


Just for Sport

How about some minor-league baseball or world-champion horse events? Or maybe just a round of golf or nice run through the park?

The Park at Flat Rock
Asheville Tourists
Mountain Golf
Tryon Equestrian Center


For the Kids

There is plenty to do with the kiddos! Perfect for a rainy day, they will love some of these fun and unique options.

Hands On! Children’s Museum
Elijah Mountain Gem Mining
Appalachian Pinball Museum
Ocean Center & Aquarium