Asheville's Top Attractions

A guide to Asheville's greatest attractions, from the beautiful Biltmore to the impressive Arboretum.

Apart from its thriving outdoor scene, delicious culinary status and an amazing amount of breweries, Asheville is home to several world-class attractions.

You'll find everything from the expansive Biltmore Estate (voted the Most Beautiful House in the US by TripAdvisor), the North Carolina Arboretum, several museums, the iconic Grove Park Inn and even the Western Carolina Nature Center.

We love visiting various Asheville attractions and writing detailed guides for you. Whether you are planning a trip to Asheville or are local looking for a new adventure, we hope our guides to Asheville area attractions are useful!

The Biltmore Estate

Guide to The Biltmore
Entrance to The Bistro restaurant on the Biltmore Estate

Where To Eat On The Biltmore Estate

A guide to restaurants and dining on the Biltmore Estate. From the type of food, reservation requirements, picnic spots and our top picks.
Biltmore Estate Restaurants
The Creamery on the Biltmore Estate in Antler Hill Village

15 Things To Do At The Biltmore Estate

A roundup of fun things to do at the Biltmore Estate. Find out how to spend a day (or ten!) soaking up all Biltmore has to offer.
Things To Do At The Biltmore

The North Carolina Arboretum

Model train village at the NC Arboretum

Visiting the NC Arboretum with Kids

A list of our favorite things to do at the NC Arboretum with our two kids, from exploring to hiking to the model trail.
Guide To The NC Arboretum With Kids
Path through woods at the NC Arboretum

Guide To The NC Arboretum's Carolina Mountain Trail

Guide to a short trail at the Arboretum that immerses you in the woods and takes you to a secluded babbling creek.
Hiking At The NC Arboretum

Asheville Attractions Worth Seeing

Rhoades Bridge at the Botanical Gardens

Visitors’ Guide to The Botanical Gardens at Asheville

An overview of the Botanical Gardens at Asheville, from where to park to what to expect.
Guide To The Botanical Gardens
Looking Glass Falls waterfall surrounded by green trees

Looking Glass Falls: a picture-perfect waterfall near Brevard

A guide to a picture-perfect 60-foot waterfall just off the road in Pisgah National Forest.
Looking Glass Falls Guide