Plan your perfect Asheville, North Carolina mountain vacation trip! This 600+ page free online travel guide (with 3,000 photographs) is your one stop for planning a trip with lifetime memories... whether it's a romantic getaway or an escape with friends or a solo retreat. Find time and money saving tips and the most up-to-date official information on the Blue Ridge Mountains, Biltmore House, Blue Ridge Parkway, lodging, packages, restaurants, art, events and more. We update daily!
Asheville NC Things to Do: Summer 2014
Blue Ridge Parkway: Plan your adventures with our Top 50 things to do along one of America's most scenic drives.
Mountain Swimming Holes: Best places to take a dip to cool off! Also see our detailed Sliding Rock Guide and 10 Ways to Beat the Heat.
Summer Events: See our Top 50 list of festivals, art tours and more from now through Labor Day.
Fall Color Forecast: Make plans to for autumn adventures with our complete timeline, events calendar, and best places to see color.
Great Outdoors: Our Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains have limitless options, including Zipline Canopy Tours and Whitewater Rafting.
Top 50 Waterfalls: Discover many waterfalls. Most are in state and federal parks with no admission fee.
Top 60 Hikes: Explore the mountains with options for all fitness levels.
Movie Locations: "Loomis Fargo" filming in Asheville this summer.
Food Lover's Dream: Find many farm-to-table restaurants, tour farms and take the WNC Cheese Trail. Or picnic!
Cabin Rentals: Stay in a cozy log cabin for two or large mountaintop home for a big gathering of friends and family.
Bed & Breakfasts: Romance your honey with comforts of home at luxury B&Bs, experts on pampering and relaxation.
Hotels & Inns: Escape to an uptown hotel or a luxury country inn nestled in the mountains.
Biltmore Estate: See 20 pages of all the things to do, including the house, winery, and gardens, with many photos, tips and ticket specials.
Beer: Cheers to our Beer City with 25 craft breweries in western North Carolina. Walk to many of them in downtown Asheville.
Packages & Specials: Find current vacation packages and great deals.
Burke County & Morganton: See our new features on a great area.
Jackson County: So many things to do, includes towns of Cashiers, Cherokee, Dillsboro, Sylva, Balsam, Cullowhee and Sapphire.
Madison County: Hike the Appalachian Trail, raft the French Broad River and soak in the Hot Springs.
Beech Mountain is an outdoor lovers' dream with plenty of mountain bike and hiking trails, golf, and cooler temperatures!
Art Galleries: Discover amazing creations in hundreds of art galleries, River Arts District, art festivals, shows and tours.
Chimney Rock Park: Ride the elevator to the top or hike up the famous rock formation with scenic views overlooking Lake Lure.
Pet Friendly: Find dog-loving places to stay and visit.
Romantic Spots: Create lifetime memories with your sweetie at one of our Top 20 Picnic Spots and places with Top 15 Mountain Views.