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West Asheville

Where anything goes and everyone is welcome! Just beyond Asheville, North Carolina's downtown across from the French Broad River sits West Asheville - a neighborhood with a vibe all of its own. Anchored by the walkable two-and-a-half-mile-long Haywood Road corridor, this trendy neighborhood has enough eateries, coffee spots, stores and things to do that warrant repeat exploration. From locally-sourced restaurants and quirky shops to bustling breweries and lively music venues, West Asheville is full of unique treasures and creative characters yet to be discovered. Learn about one of Asheville's oldest Black communities, Burton Street, and get tapped into the future of this historic neighborhood. See why locals love to call West Asheville home.

Discover the “Best of West.” Explore the top things to do, see and eat in West Asheville, NC.

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Things To Do

Things to Do

From live music to hands-on experiences and numerous outdoor adventures, discover the top things to do in West Asheville.



Local shops fill West Asheville’s streets with quirky finds and handmade goods, record stores, consignment stores and more.

Kids and Doughnuts



From Southern comfort foods and decadent cuisine to family-friendly breweries and lively bars, West Asheville’s dining scene has something for everyone morning, noon or night.

An Insider’s Guide to West Asheville, NC  

Learn how to experience Asheville’s most up-and-coming neighborhood like a local.

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Past & Present: A Look into Asheville’s Burton Street Community

A heart of Haywood Road lies a prominent piece of Asheville’s Black history, the Burton Street Community.

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