Asheville, North Carolina
Escape to Asheville and the North Carolina mountains! We've got plenty of insider tips to help you to create your perfect vacation. And we're not just for couples! RomanticAsheville.com Travel Guide now covers 15 counties (about a 90-mile radius of Asheville). Plan a trip for a weekend getaway, friends' adventure, family gathering or solo retreat.
With 750 pages and 2,500 photos, this guide is updated daily with many new things to do in 2016! Get outdoors to see waterfalls and hike. Tour Biltmore House and many other museums and attractions. Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway and many scenic drives. Explore downtown Asheville and the surrounding small towns. Stay in a hotel, cabin rental or bed and breakfast. Sample plenty of local food, beer and wine.
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Asheville's Blue Ridge Mountains
Summertime is calling you. Here's just a sampling of things to do:
- Memorial Day Weekend: Kick off summer with festivals and fun.
- Outdoors: Get outside with these 70 things to do - something for everyone!
- Blue Ridge Parkway: Discover 50 best stops along our top scenic drive.
- Mt Mitchell: Drive to the top of the highest mountain in eastern America.
- DuPont State Forest: Hunt waterfalls, hike and bike on 80+ miles of trails
- Swimming Holes: Splash around at these 20 waterfalls, Sliding Rock, lakes and rivers.
- Beat the Heat: Keep cool with whitewater rafting, tubing, caverns and lofty hikes.
- Great Smoky Mountain: See our Top 20 things to do, scenic drives, hiking and fishing
- Wineries: Tour 15 award-winning wineries near Asheville.
- Picnics: Dine in the great outdoors at these 20 spots.
- Zip Lines: Fly through trees and over the valleys with 10 canopy tours.
- Movie Locations: Visit places featured in films old and new in 2016.
- Great Lakes: See and play on five beautiful lakes near Asheville.
- Vacation Ideas: Check out 20 ideas for mountain vacation.
- Packages & Specials: Find deals and seasonal promos for B&Bs, hotels and cabins.
Concerning North Carolina's HB2: We join the official Asheville City Council resolution, calling for immediate repeal of HB 2 and reaffirming support for protecting and advancing the constitutional rights and equitable treatment of all residents and opposition to discrimination, prejudice, homophobia, and transphobia. LGBTQ Info.