Check out these packages, discounts, special offers and travel deals for your vacation to Asheville, Biltmore House and the surrounding Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. Many include lodging at hotels, resorts, country inns, bed and breakfasts and cabin rentals in western North Carolina. Tip: For best travel deals, plan a midweek trip (Sunday through Thursday).
Be a potter for an afternoon with a private lesson in the River Arts District (near downtown and Biltmore). What a great way to celebrate a special occasion, and you'll create beautiufl pieces of pottery during your two-hour session that you'll enjoy for many years.
Ride the Railroad Reserve (June 11 & September 3) on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad that pairs wine and rails with a 3-hour full service, all-adult, first class ride with tasting of eight wines matched with the three-course gourmet dinner. Save $10 with code WINE10 if you book now.
Rate: From $129/person
Celebrate with a spectacular fireworks show over the lake, parade, special meals, lake activities, Balsam Range and the Lake Junaluska Singers in concert, and more. Packages include lodging, meals, concert tickets and special seating for the waterski and fireworks shows.
Rate: From $277/person (two, three and four-nights)
Enjoy a full day of fun of multiple outdoor activities near downtown. Explore the Asheville Treetops Adventure Park and Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures (11 zips!) in the same day, saving up to 30% off with their combo pass.
Reserve a romantic cabin for two, or vacation with your family of up to 12, for three or more nights and get 30% off. Relax in your private hot tub, catch trout (up to 22”!), hike to an on-site waterfall, and enjoy the privacy of a mountain log cabin. Available through August 19.
Rate: From $295
Stay two nights at this historic inn in Weaverville, and get a pair of two-day tickets to the Biltmore Estate, one hour massage for two and an hour soak in a secluded Jacuzzi at rustic Hot Springs Spa.
Rate: Starts at $587/couple midweek & $637/couple weekends
Hike mile-high trails at the coolest town in the mountains. Includes two nights accommodations for two, Beech Mountain hiking and biking map (20 miles), wine tasting for two at Banner Elk Winery, Buckeye Rec Center and mini golf. Available through November 14th.
All stays with Carolina Mornings get a free Biltmore daily pass (up to $60/day value) and the French Broad Zipline pass ($89 value). Choose from 100+ vacation rentals, including 25 cabins on the slopes at Wolf Ridge. Many are pet-friendly, and have fireplaces and hot tubs.
Rates: From $129/night
Stay two nights in a villa by Lake Lure and get two rounds of golf, two breakfasts and two dinners for each (double occupancy). Also enjoy boating, a beach, spa and many amenties.
Rate: From $406/person
Relax and reconnect this spring in the seclusion and tranquility of the luxury subterranean spa ranked as one of the Top resort spas in America. Enjoy luxurious accommodations, the "Art of Breakfast" daily, and a $100 spa treatment credit per reservation.
Rate: From $327
Save 25% off the 2016 edition of The Asheville Map, a folding print map that shows neighborhood names, street details, restaurants, breweries and many businesses - includes downtown and citywide. A special offer to RomanticAsheville.com readers!
Cost: $3.71 after discount
Includes two nights accommodations for two at one of the Asheville Hampton Inn hotels, breakfast each morning at the hotel, 2 tickets to Biltmore Estate, one souvenir guidebook and a bottle of Biltmore Estate wine.
Rate: From $410
Stay Sunday-Thursday and get 1/3 off all nights after your first night. Or extend a weekend stay and save at this historic B&B near downtown Asheville with hearty breakfasts and many amenities including Jacuzzi tubs. Excludes holiday periods.
Rate: From $139/night before discount
Upon arrival your room will have romantic soft candlelight, gourmet truffles, soothing music and a dozen roses. They do the work & you'll get the credit!
June is Family Fun Month in Eastern America's highest town. Enjoy 30 days of organized family activities paired with great lodging specials. Activities include guided hikes, movies under the stars, tours of the old Land of Oz, mountain biking, pickleball, scenic chairlift rides, ATV adventure tours, discount tickets to attractions and a more.
This two night stay features deluxe accommodations, gourmet breakfast for two, bottle of Biltmore wine (or flowers) and chocolates in room on arrival and two tickets to the Biltmore Estate.
Stay on Sunday-Thursday nights in this new, spacious, sunny log home with luxury amenities and save $50 over the weekend rate. Private and secluded in a hardwood forest, yet just 12 miles to downtown Asheville.
Rate: $200/night, two night minimum
Pamper yourself with a loft-inspired guestroom downtown and a 45-minute foot soak at Wake Foot Sanctuary featuring a citrus and jasmine blend with added avocado and detoxifying salts. Must be booked 14 days in advance and is only available Sunday - Thursday.
Rate: From $199
Soar through the trees and race over rapids! Includes a guided 3-hour canopy tour with 10 zip lines and two rappels, and a 5-mile 4-hour guided rafting trip down the French Broad River with a delicious lunch in between activities. March-October
Rate: $130/person with a vacation rental reservation (170+ choices)
Eastern America's highest town not only promises comfortable playing temperatures, it guarantees them. If the temperature exceeds 79 degrees any day you play, the club refunds all golf fees. Available through October 16. Stay in condos, inns, chalets or vacation mountaintop homes.
Rate: Starts at $79/person per night, two night minimum
Active military receives 15% discount on any room and suite rates at this luxury, log-constructed mountain lodge, offering private balconies and breathtaking views of the valley, just 12 miles from downtown Asheville.
Rate: From $179/night
Stay in this grand, historic B&B near downtown Asheville and romance it up with flowers, champagne and Godiva chocolate truffles. Plus, enjoy a two-course gourmet breakfast, wine reception, free parking and more.
Rate: $84/couple in addition to room
Summer is a wonderful time to visit Hot Springs. Stay in this historic B&B on Thursday, Sunday or Monday and get the room of your choice, gourmet breakfast each morning and a three-course dinner for two.
In honor of this day (or any special occasion), treat yourselves! Package includes a 2-night stay with roses, chocolate covered strawberries, artisan house baked cake and a romantic dinner for two at a top restaurant. Book online with promo code Anni1. Through December 31, 2016
Rate: From $270/night
See the latest seasonal ticket specials and deals to tour Biltmore House, gardens and winery on our Biltmore Guide. Often, you can save $10/person or more if you buy tickets 7 days in advance! Dads free on Father's Day.
Enjoy a celebration beyond your imagination, personally designed. Includes overnight accommodations, celebration of vows, a private reception inclusive of a bubbly libation, photographs, personal wedding cake, bride’s bouquet and dinner at a farm-to-table restaurant.
Rates: Starting at $1295
Celebrate your special occasion at this elegantly rustic lodge in Chimney Rock, with a well-appointed room with mountain views, couples massage, bottle of wine and dinner for two.
Stay six nights in an authentic log cabin near downtown Asheville and get the 7th night free. Each has a romantic hot tub, cozy fireplace, outside deck w/barbecue grill, and sleep 2-14. Pet friendly too.
Rate: From $135/night
Stay two nights on Sunday-Thursday in a secluded log cabin or cottage with a hot tub on a 92-acres natural preserve near Lake Lure and Lake James, and save up to 18% over weekend rates.
Spend three nights or more at this historic inn in Waynesville and take advantage of $10 off/night for a room and $15 off/night for a suite.
Rate: From $110
After your day of history and excitement, relax in comfort at this modern hotel located just five minutes away from the Biltmore Estate and other Asheville attractions. Package includes one-night accommodations for two, two adult tickets good for two full days, full hot breakfast buffet. Located adjacent to Asheville Outlets.
Stay two nights at this mountaintop inn on 100 acres just 10 miles from downtown Asheville and enjoy a unique falconry experience complete with Rocket Girl (in pic) flying to your glove.
Stay at this intimate mountaintop luxury hideaway on a 250-acre preserve bordering the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with access to the least traveled trails of Park. Hike to a cascading waterfall with a picnic or enjoy mountain views from the porch. End the day with a soak in the hot tub under the stars. Open May through early November.
Rate: $490-$785/night including three gourmet meals for two
Receive many wonderful benefits and save with an annual membership to the North Carolina Arboretum Society. Attend special events and education programs and receive benefits such as free parking, discounts, special mailings, e-newsletter and reciprocal privileges with 200 American Horticultural Society gardens nationwide.
Rate: From $70/couple
Arrive on Sunday to your romantic honeymoon cabin. Enjoy 5 nights of romantic seclusion, before checking out on Friday. A bottle Biltmore Wine and Chocolates Truffles are included to help you celebrate. No wedding required! (Sun-Thurs nights only) Rate: From $500
Make your wedding getaway personalized, simple, elegant and beautiful. Elope in Hot Springs with a room for two nights, ceremony planning, officiant, bridal bouquet, photographer, champagne, small wedding cake, five-course dinner, and breakfasts.
Rate: $1,180-$1,380 inclusive. Off-season (Dec-Feb) deduct $175.
Get pampered during a two-night stay in a mountain cabin with a mini spa and outdoor hot tub near Asheville with two massages, free private yoga class or a sauna treatment.