► The WNC Nature Center's Prehistoric Appalachia Project comes to life with a NEW red panda exhibit. An ancient ancestor of the endangered animal, the Bristol's Panda, was once prevalent in the region.
► Sit, stay and explore with the NEW Dog City Tour, starting at Asheville's Dog Welcome Center (the first of its kind in the country), with stops at local shops and breweries catering to pups, plus a special dining experience for people and their canine companions.
► The NEW Deluxe Triple Waterfall Yoga Hike from Namaste in Nature offers the perfect fall wellness adventure with a half-day yoga hike to three area waterfalls. The hike includes yoga and meditation, as well as photo opportunities of your downward dog by a cascading stream.
► Asheville Wellness Tours will offer sunset yoga hikes on select evenings throughout October, as well as Tea and Tarot, an educational tea tasting at the new High Climate Tea that includes a group tarot reading.
Mountaintop Yoga photo by Asheville Wellness Tours