Sights & Attractions in The North Carolina Mountains

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Allison-Deaver House
The oldest frame house in western North Carolina was built in...
Houses / Mansions Brevard
 
Asheville Historic Trolley Tour
A motorized trolley bus takes you to the main points of interest...
Tours Asheville
 
Asheville Urban Trail
This 1.7-mi walk developed by the City of Asheville has 30 "stations"...
Scenic Drives Asheville
 
Botanical Gardens at Asheville
Adjoining the University of North Carolina–Asheville campus...
Gardens / Arboretums Asheville
 
Craggy Gardens
At Blue Ridge Parkway Mile Marker 364, at 5,500 to 6,000 feet...
Gardens / Arboretums Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Emerald Village
You can tour an underground mine or dig for gems or gold of your...
Mines Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Grove Park Inn
This large resort overlooking Asheville is well worth a visit...
Museums / Galleries, Resorts Asheville
 
Julian Price Park
Green spaces along the parkway near Grandfather Mountain include...
Parks Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Linville Caverns
The only caverns in the Carolinas, they go 2,000 feet beneath...
Cave Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Linville Falls
A ½-mi hike from the visitor center leads to one of North Carolina's...
Bodies of Water Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Looking Glass Falls
Getting to this waterfall is easy, as it's right beside the road...
Bodies of Water Brevard
 
Moses H. Cone Park
There is a turn-of-the-20th-century manor house here that's now...
Houses / Mansions, Parks, Stores / Malls Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Museum of North Carolina Minerals
At mile marker 331, the museum has hands-on displays about gold...
Museums / Galleries Blue Ridge Parkway
 
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
The world's largest active archive of global weather data, the...
Government Buildings Asheville
 
Pack Square Park
Reopened in 2009-2010 after an $18 million renovation, the former...
Gardens / Arboretums Asheville
 
Riverside Cemetery
Authors Thomas Wolfe and O. Henry are buried here, along with...
Cemeteries Asheville
 
Smith-McDowell House Museum
This is the oldest surviving brick house in Asheville, dating...
Houses / Mansions Asheville
 
Vance Birthplace
A reconstructed pioneer cabin and outbuildings mark the childhood...
Houses / Mansions Asheville
 
WNC Nature Center
On a 42-acre Natural Heritage site, the WNC Nature Center is...
Zoos / Aquariums Asheville
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