Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville has been a popular destination for vacationers. If the outdoors is your thing, this is the ideal spot, as the National and State Parks are close. Hike, bike and visit some of the area's most enchanting waterfalls.
For many the big draw of Asheville is to visit The Biltmore House! Explore the 8000-acres on foot or horseback, tour the 250 rooms of the estate, winery tastings and stroll the ever-impressive gardens.
Downtown Asheville also offers an array of things to do from shopping, art galleries, dining of any kind and even brewery tours. So much to see and do!
Things To Do
Biltmore Estate • Tour of George W. Vanderbilt’s winter chateaux, gardens and winery. You'll feel like you have gone back in time!
River Arts District • Spend an afternoon strolling along the Broad River and through former warehouses now filled with plenty of working artist studios.
Asheville Brews Cruise • Take a tour and experience many of the breweries all within walking distance from each other in downtown.
French Broad Chocolate Lounge • They are handcrafting the best, richest chocolate from the bean to chocolate everything. Drink, eat and enjoy all things chocolate!
Farm Burger • American
What the foodies order • Double Bacon Cheeseburger
10 Patton Ave. • 828.348.8540 $$
Nine Mile • Caribbean
What the foodies order • Negril Nights
233 Montford Ave. • 828.505.3121 $$
Limones Restaurant • Latin
What the foodies order • Ceviche Sampler
15 Eagle St. • 828.252.2327 $$$
Vivian • American
What the foodies order • Smoked Whole Chicken
348 Depot St. • 828.225.3497 $$
Rhubarb • American
What the foodies order • Vandele Farms Prok Belly
7 SW, N. Pack Sq. • 828.785.1503 $$$
HomeGrown • American
What the foodies order • Buttermilk Chicken
371 Merrimon Ave. • 828.232.4340 $
Chai Pani • Indian
What the foodies order • Bhel Puri
22 Battery Park Ave. • 828.254.4003 $$