Whether you are a new resident, just visiting, or a local looking to experience something new around the Asheville area, here is a list of some of the top things to do in Asheville and around the Western North Carolina area.
- Biltmore Estates
This 8,000 acre beautiful and grand estate located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville. North Carolina. Biltmore offers numerous activities for families of all ages and sizes. Enjoy tours around the estate, shopping, and a variety of restaurants on the property. The amount of land at the Biltmore Estate also allows for a wide range of outdoor activities such as; biking, hiking, fly fishing, horseback riding, and more. There is so much to do here your family will want to keep coming back again and again.
- Asheville Art Museum
You can always count of now of the best American art exhibits from both the 20th and 21st centuries. Being able to exhibit some of the best American art around has made the Asheville Art Museum one of the leading art museums in the South Eastern United States. Be sure to check their website to see the latest exhibits they have available.
- Blue Ridge Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway is made up of miles of scenic winding roads through the Blue Ridge Mountains offering stunning views of split-rail fences, old farmsteads, mountain meadows and other scenic overlooks. You can also find a variety of hiking trails, picnic areas and campsites. This drive is especially popular during the fall when all of the trees in the mountains start to change colors.
- Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures
Enjoy zipping from tree to tree with over 30 trees anchored in this treetop zipline adventure located in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Asheville Treetop Adventure Park has four different courses that offers different difficulties for everyone in your family. This course stands out from some of the others by adding in a variety of unique elements to their zipline course including; zipline kayaking, snowboarding, hula hoop swinging, and more.
- Whitewater Rafting
Numerous companies around the Asheville area offer white water rafting trips through areas such as the French Board River. Each river as different classes of rapids so anyone can enjoy it from beginners to experienced thrill seekers.