Summer in Asheville, North Carolina, is the perfect time to explore the Blue Ridge Mountains, go for a hike, or float down the river. Plus, check out summer festivals, events and arts.
Head to Asheville’s higher elevations and find sweet relief from summer’s sweltering humidity. During the day you’ll discover the refreshing cool of North Carolina mountain breezes, secret swimming holes, and whitewater adventures around every bend. When the sun begins to set, Asheville heats up with lively street performances, a super-fun nightlife scene, and off in the distance… the beating of a drum.
Find Your Perfect Zipline Tour in Asheville Take in the sites of Asheville from a new perspective – by soaring hundreds of feet above the ground. From strictly tree-based courses to courses fit for little ones, here’s a guide to the … read more
The Best Places to Catch a Scenic Sunset The Blue Ridge Mountains offer some of the best vantage points to watch the sun drop below the peaks in a splash of color. People travel from all over the world to see the nightly show. We asked our social … read more
Easy-to-see cascades in the Blue Ridge Mountains The Blue Ridge Mountains surrounding Asheville are home to thousands of beautiful cascades . While most are in remote areas or require a hike to see, here are half a dozen waterfalls that you can … read more
Dinner and dancing are not mutually exclusive in Asheville. Many of our music halls double as a restaurant, or offer ways to nosh before catching a show. If you’re looking for the best all-in-one spots for your night on the town, then check … read more
Things to do and see on Asheville’s French Broad River Asheville’s vibrant urban scene , gorgeous mountains , and cultural treasures may be what draws so many visitors to the area, but the French Broad River is arguably what allowed all … read more
Everything from urban riding to deep wilderness, we tell you where to go An experimental forest and some trails that are slick Asheville is quickly becoming a mecca for mountain bikers throughout the entire country who want to experience the deep, … read more