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.
Already planning a trip? Check our calendar of event to see what's going on while you're here. There is always something to do in Western North Carolina!
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
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.
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
Local Apple Orchards
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.
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Asheville Adventure Center
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
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