Attractions

Immerse yourself in the perennial beauty of Asheville’s natural wonders, be enchanted by the by-gone era of America’s Gilded Age, or embark upon a thrilling zipline adventure through the forest canopy. With activities that appeal to every traveler, create an Asheville experience all your own through one of our many unique attractions.

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  • by K.C. Cronin

    Visiting the Basilica of St. Lawrence A European Master Comes to Asheville Described as “The Paris of the South,” Asheville can boast some keen similarities to the “City of Lights,” especially those reminiscent of the Left … read more

  • by K.C. Cronin

    Blue Ridge Heaven… Just Miles From Town Even after 14 years of living in Asheville, just a glimpse of the Blue Ridge Mountains casts a spell on me. It looks so far away but ahh…it is not. Just a short drive from downtown and I’ll … read more

  • by Jacqui Castle

    Winding Trails, Wildlife and Waterfalls The scenery at Chimney Rock State Park possesses a magnetic draw for tourists and locals alike. Over the years, artists, writers and filmmakers taken inspiration from the towering granite monolith and … read more

  • by Mark File

    Walking through History on Asheville’s Urban Trail Asheville loves to do things differently. So it’s fitting the city’s history museum is outdoors along the sidewalks of downtown . Take a self-guided “scavenger … read more

  • by Asheville Insider

    Park celebrations, new hotels, a major exhibit at Biltmore and Grammy winners releasing an Asheville soundtrack—here’s a round-up of what’s hot in Asheville in 2016: National and North Carolina State Parks Mark 100 Years With … read more

  • by Asheville Insider

    America’s largest home transforms each holiday season for an awe-inspiring tradition in Asheville, N.C. that dates back more than 120 years. 2018-2019 Christmas at Biltmore Dates: Nov. 8, 2019-Jan. 5, 2019 Welcome the holiday season in style … read more