Sights & Attractions in The North Carolina Mountains

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Name Category Location
 
Basilica of St. Lawrence
A collaboration of Biltmore House–head architect Richard Sharp...
Religious Sites Asheville
 
Biltmore Estate
Built in the 1890s as the private home of George Vanderbilt...
Houses / Mansions Asheville
 
Biltmore Village
Across from the main entrance to the Biltmore Estate, Biltmore...
Towns Asheville
 
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
Famed Black Mountain College (1933–57), 16 mi east of Asheville...
Museums / Galleries Asheville
 
Cradle of Forestry in America
The home of the first forestry school in the United States is...
Historic Districts / Sites, Forests Brevard
 
DuPont State Forest
Between Hendersonville and Brevard you'll find this 10,000-acre...
Forests Brevard
 
Folk Art Center
Authentic mountain crafts made by members of the Southern Highland...
Stores / Malls Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Grandfather Mountain
Soaring to almost 6,000 feet, Grandfather Mountain is just off...
Geological Sites, Mountains Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Grove Arcade Public Market
Before its official opening in 1929, the Grove Arcade was trumpeted...
Markets / Bazaars Asheville
 
Mt. Mitchell State Park
This park includes the highest mountain peak east of the Rockies...
Parks, Geological Sites Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Mt. Pisgah
At 5,721 feet, this is one of the most easily recognized peaks...
Viewpoints Blue Ridge Parkway
 
North Carolina Arboretum
Part of the original Biltmore Estate, these 434 acres completed...
Gardens / Arboretums Asheville
 
Pack Place Education, Arts & Science Center
This 92,000-square-foot complex in downtown Asheville houses...
Museums / Galleries Asheville
 
Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education
This fish hatchery in Pisgah National Forest produces more than...
Fish Hatchery Brevard
 
Sliding Rock
In summer you can skid 60 feet on a natural waterslide, fueled...
Bodies of Water Brevard
 
Thomas Wolfe Memorial
Asheville's most famous son, novelist Thomas Wolfe (1900–38)...
Memorials / Monuments Asheville
 
WNC Farmers Market
The highest-volume farmers' market in North Carolina may be architecturally...
Markets / Bazaars Asheville
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