Sightseeing in Western North Carolina
The Cataloochee Valley is laced with abundant wildflowers and wildlife. Elk have been reintroduced to this area, and can be spotted best at dusk and dawn. This hidden gem has a interesting history, original settlement buildings, hiking trails, and streams suitable for fishing.
Offers both family friendly and B.Y.O.B. bus tours with a
comedian on board.
Home of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, showcasing
traditional & contemporary crafts of the Southern Appalachians.
Acres of cultivated gardens and groomed trails feature
some of the most beautiful, botanically-diverse plants
in the region. Watch for special events.
Max Patch has sweeping views and hiking trails.
It's great for a day trip, take a picnic!
Are you are reader? Check out this literary walking tour around Asheville and learn more about Fitzgerald, Dykeman, Wolfe, Sandberg, O'Henry and more.
ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) is
a nonprofit offering guided tours, demonstrations,
hands-on activities, and tastings with regional farmers.
Asheville's most popular sightseeing tours, you're free to
hop on and off around town.