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 Jason Tarr

    As the weather grows cooler, the brisk mountain air paints the leaves of the forest trees in brilliant reds, yellows, and oranges. Given Asheville's climate and the variety of elevations nearby, Asheville enjoys one of the longest and most … read more

  • by Jacqui Castle

    Hawks Soar Over Asheville in Annual Migration Fall is a favorite time here in Western North Carolina, when the cooling weather provides ideal conditions for exploring all that this area has to offer. The changing leaves along the Blue Ridge Parkway … read more

  • by Asheville Insider

    See Splendid Fall Views From The Air With glowing reds and brilliant yellows sprayed across the mountains, fall in Asheville is a season to behold. But for those with just a little bit more adventurous spirit, here’s a suggestion: How about … read more

  • by Del Holston

    Unlock the Secrets to Asheville’s Storied Past Hidden among the tree-lined streets of Asheville lies a rich history waiting to be discovered. Take a trip back in time with local historians to learn how our thriving mountain town came to be, … 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 Janet Moore

    The National Gingerbread House Competition William Shakespeare got it right when he wrote, “And I had but one penny in the world, thou should’st have it to buy gingerbread.” You’ll find plenty of this spicy holiday … read more