DuPont State Forest

More than 10,000 acres of forests and waterfalls can be explored in this park, many of which have served as a backdrop in Hollywood films.

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From Biltmore to the Forests: Your Guide to the Serafina Experience

by Jason Tarr

Plan an escape that will bring the best-selling novel series to life In the cavernous basement of the Biltmore Estate and in the magical forests surrounding Asheville is a mythical protagonist, 12-year-old Serafina, who has captivated the attention … read more

50 Things to Do in Asheville

by Del Holston

If you’re looking for things to do in Asheville, then consider this list your primer to the many activities available in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether you’re a first-time visitor, or perhaps well acquainted with the flair of this … read more

The Most Popular Mountain Biking in WNC

by Pat Barcas

Everything from urban riding to deep wilderness, we tell you where to go An experimental forest and some trails that are slick Asheville is quickly becoming a mecca for mountain bikers throughout the entire country who want to experience the deep, … read more

A Day Trip to DuPont

by Melissa Stanz

“Hunger Games” setting offers amazing waterfalls, lakes, and trails Less than an hour’s drive south of Asheville between Hendersonville and Brevard, drop-dead gorgeous DuPont State Recreational Forest is a wonderful day trip if … read more

10 Waterfalls You Want to Find Now

by Mark File

Waterfalls for All Occasions With hundreds of beautiful cascades near Asheville, where do you begin? Here’s a quick sampler to get you started. These 10 locations represent a diverse range of options, so there’s something for everyone. … read more

Super Scenic Picnics with 360-Degree Views

by Mark File

Pair Your Picnic With Delicious Vistas Feed your eyes with spectacular views and your ears with serene sounds of nature with an al fresco meal that you will never forget. Before you head out for a picnic, pick up some seasonal goodies at a tailgate … read more