Blue Ridge Mountain Vacation Info

RECREATION:

The Western North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains are teeming with recreational opportunities–from hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding… to rock climbing and hot air ballooning… to fishing, kayaking and white water rafting… to water skiing, snow skiing and snow tubing. Or you can spend time just walking the trails and enjoying the majestic beauty of the mountains around you.

SHOPPING:

Downtown Saluda, Downtown Tryon, Historic Downtown Hendersonville, Historic Flat Rock, Asheville, Biltmore Village, and the Grove Arcade.

STATE / NATIONAL PARKS:

DuPont State Forest, Pisgah National Forest, Chimney Rock Park, Gorges State Park, Caesar’s Head State Park, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

HISTORIC SITES:

Asheville’s Biltmore Estate, Biltmore Village, the Grove Arcade, Thomas Wolfe Memorial, Historic Hendersonville, Historic Flat Rock, the Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, Cradle of Forestry in America Historic Site, Arts Center of Henderson County, The Henderson County Heritage Museum, Historic Johnson Farm, Mineral and Lapidary Museum of Henderson County, Mountain Farm and Home Museum, the Western NC Air Museum and other cultural heritage sites

THE ARTS:

The Flat Rock Playhouse and The Folk Art Center.