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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.

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
  • 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
    Resort guests save $8 per ticket when they purchase tickets at our front desk!
  • 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.


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.  

  • Flat Rock Park (Across the street)
  • 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.

  • Green River Adventures & The Gorge
    Resort guests can choose a time for their adventure, and our guest service team will book it and include the ticket cost with your room total.
  • 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