The North Carolina Arboretum
An affiliate institution of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system, The North Carolina Arboretum cultivates connections between people and plants.
Do you love nature but aren't huge on hiking? The Arboretum will sum it up perfectly! And in the spring/summer it's just so beautiful. They even have a succulent/bonzai tree feature that's incredibly fun.
It’s beautiful and easy. They have really cool exhibits like the LEGO exhibit. If you visit during the holidays, you must go to Winter Lights. It’s just gorgeous and not crowded because they only sell so many tix a night. Fun for everyone. Get tix early though since almost every night sells out in…
The North Carolina Arboretum is centrally located in Asheville right beside the Blue Ridge Parkway, near milepost 393. The 434-acre garden was originally used as a research garden by Fredrick law Olmstead, who was also responsible for the gardens at the Biltmore Estate and Biltmore Gardens. Today,…
“Built during America’s “Gilded Age," the Biltmore House and Gardens® remains America’s Largest Home ® to date. The 8,000-acre Asheville estate, which has been designated a National Historic Landmark, is open to the public and attracts more than 1 million vistors each year. While the grandeur of the 250-room chateau itself is enough to attract wondering tourists and regional history lovers, the full offerings of the estate are a big reason many Asheville travelers make the Biltmore® a part of their vacation plans. With botanical gardens, fine dining, scenic trails, a winery, a farm, music events, and more, the Biltmore ® fits as easily into plans for a family vacation as a romantic Asheville getaway.”
“Located in downtown Asheville, the Brewpub is the original home of Wicked Weed Brewing housing a full restaurant, downstairs beer bar, bottle shop, and original 15 barrel brewery. Complete with a dog-friendly patio and cocktail area at both levels, guests are sure to find the brewery experience suited to them.”
“Built in 1913, this stately golf resort has views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It's 2.2 miles from the Asheville Art Museum and 2.6 miles from the University of North Carolina Asheville”
“Walk to this sweet garden space with river running alongside lovely walking trail. At the entrance of UNCA.”
“It’s just so fun...and you learn a few things too! We’ve done the regular comedy tour and the Christmas tour. I want to take the kids on the kids tour. You can’t come to Asheville and not meet Sister Bad Habit. It’s a great time. ”