Tour the magnificent Biltmore Estate, Gardens and Winery, the largest private home in the United States with 250 plus rooms filled with art and antiques.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a National Parkway and All-American Road in the United States, noted for its scenic beauty. It runs for 469 miles (755 km), mostly through the famous Blue Ridge, a major mountain chain that is part of the Appalachian Mountains. Land on either side of the road is maintained by the National Park Service. It is the longest, narrowest National Park in the world and is the most visited unit in the United States National Park System. In many places, the park is bordered by land protected by the United States Forest Service.
Asheville has a wide variety of events & festivals each year. One of the most popular annual events is "Shindig on the Green," which happens Saturday nights during July and August on City/County Plaza.
Asheville ranks 13th in the nation for art galleries. We also have museums that feature local artists as well as national and international exhibits.
Asheville has a thriving and vibrant nightlife scene, ranging from wine bars to friendly, neighborhood brewpubs to sidewalk cafes and coffee shops. Downtown Asheville is especially funky and fascinating after dark, with street musicians and the popular long-running drum circle. Local playhouses present comedies, dramas and musical nightly.
Asheville's brewing scene sprung up nearly instantly and now over 50 beers are locally brewed, giving Asheville, North Carolina, the title of "Beer City, USA"
Experience the Blue Ridge Mountain's natural beauty in a whole new way! Explore places you'll only access by horseback. Hike the peaks with ease while Llamas carry your pack. You're sure to create memories that last a lifetime.
Asheville Parks and Recreation maintains 54 public parks, 6 miles of greenways, 11 community centers, numerous programs for youth, seniors and outdoor enthusiasts, a comprehensive athletic program and many facilities that provide resources for a range of activities.
Mount Mitchell State Park, Mount Pisgah, Chimney Rock State Park, Sliding Rock, Asheville Botanical Gardens, North Carolina Arboretum & Grandfather Mountain are just a few of the Asheville recreational areas to explore.
Asheville is a great place for bowling fun, birthday parties, group events & leagues with three area bowling centers.
The Asheville Area is your spot for great skating fun. Find a local rink or park for skating fun, skating birthday parties, & group events
From arcade games to billiards, go-karts to mini-golf, bowling or casino, the Asheville area has what you are looking for.