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Kids at a playground with text "fun things to do with kids in Asheville"

36 Things To Do In Asheville With Kids By Local Parents (2023)

A list of our favorite things to do in Asheville with kids! This article shares all of our favorite attractions, playgrounds and hikes for kids in the area.

View from Lake Powhatan Trail of mountains with text "Kid-Friendly Hike Around Lake Powhatan"

Guide to the Lake Powhatan Loop Hike (2022)

A guide to one of our favorite hikes near Asheville with kids. The loop around Lake Powhatan is a relatively easy and short hike, clocking in at just a 1.6 miles.

View from Black Balsam Knob with text "Black Balsam Knob: moderate hike with awesome views"

Black Balsam Knob: A moderate hike with excellent views

A quick guide to one of our favorite hikes on the Parkway! This 1.5 mile out and back trail to the top of Black Balsam Knob leads to an unobstructed 360-degree view of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Davidson River at Sycamore Flats in Brevard with text "a perfect picnic spot in Pisgah National Forest"

7 Things We Love About Sycamore Flats

Sycamore Flats in Pisgah National Forest is one of our *favorite spots* to take the family. It’s great for picnicking, ...

Moore Cove Falls waterfall with text "Kid-Friendly hike near Brevard, NC Pisgah National Forest"

Moore Cove Falls: guide to a kid-friendly hike (2022)

Moore Cove Falls is a 1.2 mile out and back trail in Pisgah National Forest with a waterfall. This guide shares our experience hiking the trail with our young kids.