Situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains with nearby Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Asheville rests at an altitude of 2300 feet and is nestled between more than 100 mountain peaks above 5000 feet. Within view is Mt. Mitchell, the highest point East of the Mississippi River.
Ole’ timers always said that the mountain region of North Carolina was the only logical destination for a relaxing and cool summer vacation…
Fun in the Mountains! From rafting and rock climbing to hiking and biking, activities for visitors of all ages.
A list of just of a few of the many attractions that make Asheville one of the Southeast’s leading tourist destinations.
Calendar of Events
Find out what’s going on in Asheville and the WNC area.
Concerts, events, theatre, dance, nightlife, and more.
Galleries & Museums
Although many are not aware of it, Asheville, NC, ranks 13th in the nation for art galleries. We also have some wonderful museums that feature local artists as well as national and international exhibits. No longer do you have to go to New York or Chicago to have the opportunity to experience wonderful art.
Find a list of restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and pubs in the Asheville area.
To many, Asheville is a shopper’s dream come true. Whether you’re looking for shoes or postcards, use asheville.com to help plan your shopping day(s).