Explore Asheville

A city of 85,000, Asheville offers a vibrant, unique atmosphere in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Downtown ↓

A wide variety of arts, theater, music, dance, food, and people

Blue Ridge Parkway ↓

Your new favorite scenic drive

Folk Arts Center ↓

Beautiful Appalachian arts and crafts

Music ↓

The Orange PeelGrey Eagle, Harrah’s Cherokee Center

Dance ↓

Contra, Salsa, Swing

Theater ↓

Fine Arts Theater, Asheville Community TheaterDiana Wortham Theater

Art ↓

Asheville Art MuseumAsheville Area Arts Council

Food ↓

White Duck Taco Shop, Wasabi, Farm Burger, Twisted Laurel, Chai Pani, Grind Asheville, Asheville Pizza and Brewing, Sunny Point Café

Shopping ↓

Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, Asheville Mall, Grove Arcade, West Asheville, ASAP Farmer’s Market

Outdoors ↓

Hiking, biking, kayaking, climbing, caving, rafting, backpacking, canoeing, skiing

National Parks & Forests ↓

Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mtns, Pisgah, Cherokee, Nantahala National Forests

Great Smoky Mountain Railway ↓

Old-time train through the Great Smoky Mountains

The Museum of the Cherokee Indian ↓

Learn about the Cherokee culture

Biltmore House ↓

America’s largest home

Grove Park Inn ↓

Home of National Gingerbread competition


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