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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  • Serafina
    by Jason Tarr

    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 of the nation’s readers. The first chronicle of her daring quest … read more

  • Sliding Rock
    by Mark File

    While you’ll find many beautiful rivers, lakes and waterfalls to see in the mountains, we suggest doing more than looking. Experience them first-hand with a big variety of options. From high adventure water thrills to leisurely boat rides, … read more

  • A Day on the Asheville Urban Trail
    by Mark File

    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 hunt” to learn about tidbits of Asheville’s fascinating past … read more

  • Yoga Rocks the Park
    by Shayla Martin

    A Yogi’s Guide to Asheville Keep things fresh and exciting in your yoga practice by bringing your yogi talents to Asheville, where sun salutations meet fresh air, bodies of water and even beer! Long known as a destination for wellness and … read more

  • Wake Foot Sanctuary
    by Jacqui Castle

    When on vacation many of us crave experiencing something out of the ordinary – an activity that stands apart from the monotony of everyday life. Well, prepare to be beguiled - and reap the benefits! Asheville’s reputation as a destination … read more

  • Biltmore Blooms Walled Garden
    by Cat Kessler

    Welcome spring in high style with more than 130,000 flowers, blooming in gardens fit for a Vanderbilt. At Biltmore Blooms, the estate's annual festival of flowers, the color and fragrance of orchids and thousands of spring bulbs steal the show. … read more