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Admission to Biltmore includes a self-guided tour of the house and gardens, as well as admission to Antler Hill Village that features the Biltmore winery, the Biltmore Legacy building, and the Village Green, with shops, restaurants, and entertainment, among other activities. Be sure to ask our concierge to order your tickets.
Experience 3-4 rooftop bars in one afternoon on unique guided tours in the heart of downtown Asheville. There are several tours from which to choose.
Navigate incredible off-road obstacles, regardless of your skill level, with the Land Rover® Experience and the help of an experienced instructor. Advance reservations are required, and if you stay with us, you can receive 10% off your excursion. Ask our concierge for details.
The Antique Car Museum at Grovewood Village is open April-December, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The museum features a collection of antique and vintage automobiles, including a rare 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham (only 400 made) and Asheville’s own 1922 American LaFrance fire truck.
The Museum presents a robust schedule of engaging exhibitions featuring American art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Established by artists and incorporated in 1948, the Museum is committed to being a vital force in community and individual development and to providing lifelong opportunities for education and enrichment through the visual arts.
If you love art and history, you don’t want to miss walking Asheville’s Urban Trail, a 1.7-mile self-guided walking tour through the streets of downtown Asheville. Asheville’s history and past are told through 30 stops, each with a public sculpture which functions as a landmark.
Asheville offers a plethora of award-winning independent restaurants led by world-class chefs. The 3-hour walking tours offered by Asheville Food Tours are perfect for the foodie in all of us. On the many tours available through the company, you will sample foods and visit several restaurants in downtown Asheville.
Are you looking for a wacky ride around the city? The LaZoom bus tours are an entertaining way to learn the history of downtown Asheville. From comedic downtown tours to late-night ghost tours, this company has a little something for everyone.
Enjoy strolling through 65 acres of gardens, exhibits, hiking and biking trails, and more. Admission is $14 per car, and hours are April-October 8, a.m.-9 p.m.; and November-March, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Looking for a beautiful spot for a leisurely stroll to enjoy nature in the middle of the city? Check out the 10 acres of native plants at the Botanical Gardens at Asheville, located just two miles from downtown, on the University of North Carolina Asheville campus.
The River Arts District (RAD) is located just a few miles from downtown, and is home to hundreds of artists in 23 buildings along the French Broad River, offering a variety of art for all tastes. A good general address from which to start is Riverside Studios at 174 West Haywood Street, then follow the River Arts signs.
The WNC Nature Center is home to more than 60 species of animals native to Southern Appalachia. Exhibits include: Appalachian Station, which highlights the diversity of the reptiles in the region; Appalachian Predators such as red and gray wolves, bobcats, and coyotes; Black Bear Ridge with black bears, white-tailed deer, owls, and hawks; and the popular Otter Falls, as well as many others.
Green River Adventures offers whitewater rafting for both beginners and enthusiast. They will also guide you on some amazing hikes and can teach you how to rappel down a waterfall! There are so many activities to choose from that you may have a tough time deciding what to do.
Looking for the ultimate mountain adventure? Try zip-lining through the treetops for a unique view of the rolling land. Several experiences are available at this adventure center just 30 minutes from The Residences at Biltmore.