Spring in Asheville, N.C.

Spring weather in Asheville, North Carolina, means it's time to get out and explore, from blooming mountain wildflowers and waterfall hikes to downtown tours and upbeat springtime festivals.

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Discover Springtime in Asheville

When winter gives way to warmer breezes, a springtime escape to Asheville, North Carolina is the perfect way to wake from months of hibernation. Stretch your legs on mountain trails filled with the blossoming beauty of native wildflowers, drive the scenic route to find miles of amazing mountain vistas, and stroll through the streets of Asheville’s festive downtown as our community celebrates the welcome return of milder days.

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  • Grayline Asheville Trolley Tours
    For first-time visitors, or for seasoned travelers looking to dive a bit deeper, city tours can be a great way to get to know Asheville. And like everything else, many of Asheville's city tours are just a little bit different. Check out these
  • 8 Great Asheville Tours for SpringGrayline Asheville Trolley Tours
    For first-time visitors, or for seasoned travelers looking to dive a bit deeper, city tours can be a great way to get to know Asheville. And like everything else, many of Asheville's city tours are just a little bit different. Check out these
  • Rhododendron in bloom at Craggy Gardens near Asheville
    The lush forests and temperate weather of Asheville's mountains create a mind-boggling kaleidoscope of flowering plants. And many of them cannot be found anywhere else in the world! Here are some of my favorite spots for eye-popping blossoming
  • Seven Spots for Beautiful BloomsRhododendron in bloom at Craggy Gardens near Asheville
    The lush forests and temperate weather of Asheville's mountains create a mind-boggling kaleidoscope of flowering plants. And many of them cannot be found anywhere else in the world! Here are some of my favorite spots for eye-popping blossoming
  • Yoga Rocks the Park
    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
  • Spice up Your Yoga Routine in AshevilleYoga Rocks the Park
    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
  • Black-Throated Green Warbler
    Whether you’re a casual bird watcher or you’re collecting sightings for your Life List, this is a birder’s paradise. Bald Eagles, Peregrine Falcons, Great Blue Herons, and Pileated Woodpeckers are just a few of the 200 birds that
  • 8 Places to Spot Native Bird SpeciesBlack-Throated Green Warbler
    Whether you’re a casual bird watcher or you’re collecting sightings for your Life List, this is a birder’s paradise. Bald Eagles, Peregrine Falcons, Great Blue Herons, and Pileated Woodpeckers are just a few of the 200 birds that
  • NC Arboretum
    Asheville, North Carolina's scenic natural landscape is a mecca for all things green, with its favorable climate and diverse citizens instilled with a passion and respect for the land. From elegant grand estates to fun-meets-funky, this
  • Best Gardens to Visit in AshevilleNC Arboretum
    Asheville, North Carolina's scenic natural landscape is a mecca for all things green, with its favorable climate and diverse citizens instilled with a passion and respect for the land. From elegant grand estates to fun-meets-funky, this
Sunrise over the mountains illuminates a field of wildflowers near Asheville.

Asheville's Wildflower Bloom Schedule

by Asheville Insider

The landscape of the southern Appalachians, the oldest mountains in the world, is rich in biodiversity, offering you an opportunity to discover flora not found anywhere else in the world. In Asheville, seasonal favorites like trillium, tulips, … read more

Craggy Gardens Sunset

Top 5 Sunset Spots in Asheville, N.C.

by Del Holston

It's no question that some of the world's oldest mountains offer some of the best vantage points to watch the sun drop below the peaks in a splash of color. In an online poll, fans of Asheville, N.C. nominated their favorite places to watch … read more

Cycling on the Parkway

For Wheel, Y’all: Six Asheville Adventures on 2 Wheels

by Lindsey Grossman

In Asheville, outdoor enthusiasts are like kids in a locally sourced candy store. With hundreds of miles for road biking and as a mountain biking destination , what better way to see our fair city than on two wheels? And you don’t have to know … read more

Hive of bees

Eat Well, Bee Well: Asheville's Honey Trail

by Jen Nathan Orris

Asheville is bee heaven. They buzz through local gardens , orchards and honey festivals and are celebrated throughout town. From restaurants to shopping excursions, bees keep Asheville’s honey culture humming. Honey in the Mountains Golden … read more

Golf at the Omni Grove Park Inn

Mountain Golf in Asheville, N.C.

by Asheville Insider

Mountain golf courses offer spectacular scenery as well as unique playing experiences that coastal and flat-land courses just can't duplicate. The area is home to many challenging courses that follow the undulating curves of the Blue Ridge and … read more