585 Hwy 9
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Phone: (828) 669-9950
Fax: (828) 669-1165
The town of Black Mountain has long been a tourist attraction. Wander the streets of Black Mountain enjoying the good food you will find in its charming restaurants and looking for treasure in the multitude of unique little shops that line the streets. The Sourwood Festival in August is also a fun event with food and craft vendors galore. There are also plenty of bed and breakfasts in which to rest and relax before starting your Black Mountain adventure.
If you ever wondered where do the endless crates of beer come from, then all you need to do is visit the Pisgah Brewing Company. Its Brewing Taproom located in Black Mountain town offers an insight into the beer making process in the form of an interesting tour. With free flowing beer follows merry making complete with fun events and concerts. The calender features an assortment of events and entertainment. For more details, check website.
Imladris Farm is a small, family owned farm focusing on sustainable agriculture and quality products. Concentrating on the environment and early, simple methods, Imladris Farm is an inspiring destination. For seven generations the Marlowe family has been present on the land. Visiting will prove to be a personalized experience. Always operating and available for appointments,proprietors Wendy and Walter are enthusiastic to share their way of living.
Kids can spend the day at this nature center learning and having fun! Along with deer, foxes and bears, the most recent additions are the red and grey wolves and the bobcats and cougars. More recent improvements also include the "hands on" Nature Lab and Educational Farm where kids can pet a corn snake or even hold a turtle.
The Overlook Castle is a splendid piece of art that adorns the hill top. Built in 1914, it encompasses an area of 6 acres (2.4 hectares). Constructed in the English manor style of architecture, it sits amid beautifully spread English Gardens. The mesmerizing design of the caste only speaks of grandeur.
French Broad Brewery makes eco-friendly efforts to brew the finest of spirits for consumer satisfaction. Take a tour of the brewery as you discover the methods of brewing flavorful rye beers, Kölsch, ales,lagers, scotches among other drinks (these are also available in pubs, bars and other dining places all over the city). The famous tasting room is a real treat to your senses with its fine assortment of drinks and live music to keep you entertained all the way. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events and exact show times.
The Kenilworth Inn is a monumental Inn sited at Asheville in North Carolina. The historic Inn was constructed in 1918. It is a fine model of the mammoth Tudor Revival style of architecture. It stands stern as a tribute to the American architecture for a large span of time. It has predominantly been an eight-storied hotel. Presently, it stands as a fully renovated and reconstructed historic landmark. The modernized apartments and eloquent floor plan add up to the elegance. A range of amenities are available in the rooms; such as microwave, fine restroom facilities, dryer, dishwasher and much more. One can experience a fine stay at this opulent Inn.
The St. Mary's Episcopal Church is a historic church located in Asheville, North Carolina. This Anglo-Catholic parish was built in 1914 by architects Chauncey Beadle and Richard S. Smith and features Late Gothic Revival style architecture, with statues adorning the exterior red brick walls. The church building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.
Spanning more than 8000 acres (3237 hectares), this spectacular mansion has kept its original flair since it opened to the public over a century ago. There are breathtaking gardens, a winery, a delightful gift shop and a dairy with scrumptious ice cream and much more. Let's not forget the grand tour of the home and property itself, which is an experience you will not soon forget. The exciting Antler Hill Village and Winery is located here as well.
Thomas Wolfe, one of the greatest Southern literary icons, once lived here. See the home that Thomas Wolfe grew up in and depicted in his famous novel, Look Homeward, Angel. Though damaged by arson in 1998, much has been restored to the delight of visitors. There are guided tours, trails, outdoor exhibits, monuments, a visitor's center and a gift shop. Each fall, the Thomas Wolfe Festival is held here as well.
A variety of products and services for all your boating and water activity needs are available at this full service marina that is open from March through October and offers marine supplies, gas, oil, Lake Lure souvenirs, and rentals of canoes, kayaks, electric boats, paddle boats, pontoon boats, and water skiing boats by the hour, day, or week. There is boat ramp access is on site.
Downtown Asheville is a hub for tourists because it is eclectic, historical, vibrant and more. Shoppers will have a gala time in its streets dotted with local shops where you can pick up distinct gifts, antiques and keepsakes. Beer lovers will love the craft breweries around this side of the town. This bustling part of Asheville has several cafes and restaurants promoting local produce. Art enthusiasts can check out the many galleries highlighting the region's art heritage. Some of the interesting sites worth visiting while exploring Downtown are the Pack Place Education, Arts and Science Center, Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site, Grove Arcade, Basilica of St. Lawrence, Colburn Earth Science Museum and Asheville Museum. The blend of Beaux Arts, Neoclassical and Art Deco style of architecture in this area will definitely impress you. Downtown also hosts the annual Asheville Oktoberfest.