Even outside of the Asheville area, there are some great places to visit, if you're willing to drive.
The beautiful mountain scenery, variety of recreational activities, and friendly hometown feel, continues to attract many each year. Take a walk through historic downtown and discover numerous unique gift shops, galleries, and Appalachian-style craft stores, with local craftsmen often demonstrating iron works, dulcimer making, and throwing pottery. Enjoy a wide variety of nightly music at one of our famous venues.
From the most upscale cuisine, to country cooking and BBQ, the area is home to over forty restaurants sure to please any palate. Dine inside or outside, while enjoying the local flavor or celebrating a special occasion.
Situated in Chimney Rock State Park, Chimeny Rock is the focal point of this beautiful location. Minutes from Lake Lure, this park offers stunning views, hiking trails, and more.
Located in DuPont State Forest, the falls are a breath-taking natural wonder, and certainly worth the hike up. With 6 falls and miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding, this is an ideal place to see for those who want to explore the great outdoors.