There’s so Many Things to do in Asheville NC and Nearby!

You’ll find no end of things to do in Asheville NC, nearby Weaverville, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. In fact, you’d need a week or more to see it all! Downtown Weaverville is vibrant with unique, independently owned shops, restaurants, and galleries. The area is also home to a variety of historic and architectural attractions – and don’t forget the great outdoors! Diverse outdoor adventure is always just minutes away in Weaverville and nearby Asheville; hiking, biking, horseback riding, paddling, and tours galore.

Our selection of popular area activities below is a great place to start with all the things to do in Asheville NC and nearby. We would also be more than happy to help you plan an itinerary. Just let us know!


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Fun on the Water!

Whether your idea of a fun day on the water includes whitewater rafting, paddling a kayak, floating in an inner tube, or fly fishing, we’ve got you covered.  The Weaverville area is home to all of this and more – so there’s no excuse not to get out and have some fun!

Fishing Outfitters:

Rafting, Canoeing, SUP, Tubing & Rentals:

Hiking and Biking

The Weaverville/Asheville area has an astonishing number of popular trails for hiking and biking. Stunning places like Chimney Rock State Park, Mt. Mitchell State Park, DuPont State Forest, the NC Arboretum, WNC Nature Center, and don’t forget the Blue Ridge Parkway! Below you’ll find sites that can help you pick a trail, rent a bike, or hire a guide.

Trail Info:

  • Area Waterfalls – (Catawba Falls are featured in the video) follow link to more to explore.
  • Hiking Trails – Wildcat Rock Trail (featured in video) and Big Ivy (pictured) are just a few favorites, follow link for many many more!
  • Biking Trails – From the Blue Ridge Parkway to off-road trails, discover fantastic area biking!

Outdoor Guides:

  • Cultivate Climbing – climbing wall, hiking, and climbing guides, 828-505-4446
  • Velo Girl Rides – a bicycle tour company based in Black Mountain that offers one-day and multiday guided tours, 540-320-2849

Bike Rentals & Outfitters:

Zipline and RTV Adventures

Ready to explore the mountains in a new way? Navitat has got you covered! Navitat Canopy Adventures is the area’s premier tree-based zipline company.

Navitat offer a treetop tour, mountaintop tour, Treetop Express Tour AND a Guided RTV Shadow tour. Zipline from tree-to-tree or ride the trails on a one-of-a-kind eco-journey.

Horseback Riding

Enjoy a unique and pleasantly paced adventure when you explore the beauty of western North Carolina from the saddle!

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Book a Tour Package!

In addition to wonderfully decorated guest rooms, and a gourmet breakfast each morning, guests can add even more to their stay with our area tour packages! From art tours to hiking adventures, we’ve got several area tours and experiences to add to your time in the area.

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