Enjoy a quieter side of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the picturesque farming community of Fairview, North Carolina. Located just a few minutes southeast of downtown Asheville, Fairview is surrounded by rolling pastoral hills, serene mountaintops and a strong community of creators, farmers and growing entrepreneurs who have a collective appreciation of the area’s rich land and agricultural heritage.
With a focus on farm-fresh, quality ingredients, Fairview offers an eclectic mix of breweries, cideries, coffee shops and restaurants. Families can immerse themselves in local agriculture at Hickory Nut Gap Farm or hop aboard a train-themed brewery at Whistle Hop Brewing, which features a sprawling outdoor space packed full of games and entertainment. Learn the craft of cheesemaking on the WNC Cheese Trail or pack a picnic for a family-friendly hike to the top of Bearwallow Mountain. There is an edible adventure waiting for you in Fairview!
Explore the Western North Carolina Cheese Trail
Exploring it is a great way to soak up some rural mountain beauty and sample some of the best handmade cheese made in the South.