Sights & Attractions in The North Carolina Mountains

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Things to Do in Asheville

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
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
 
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
 
Botanical Gardens at Asheville
Adjoining the University of North Carolina–Asheville campus...
Gardens / Arboretums Asheville
 
Grove Arcade Public Market
Before its official opening in 1929, the Grove Arcade was trumpeted...
Markets / Bazaars Asheville
 
Grove Park Inn
This large resort overlooking Asheville is well worth a visit...
Museums / Galleries, Resorts Asheville
 
LaZoom Tour
If you're looking for something a little different in a tour...
Tours Asheville
 
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
The world's largest active archive of global weather data, the...
Government Buildings Asheville
 
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
 
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
 
Thomas Wolfe Memorial
Asheville's most famous son, novelist Thomas Wolfe (1900–38)...
Memorials / Monuments Asheville
 
Vance Birthplace
A reconstructed pioneer cabin and outbuildings mark the childhood...
Houses / Mansions Asheville
 
WNC Farmers Market
The highest-volume farmers' market in North Carolina may be architecturally...
Markets / Bazaars Asheville
 
WNC Nature Center
On a 42-acre Natural Heritage site, the WNC Nature Center is...
Zoos / Aquariums Asheville
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