Things to Do in WNC

Hendersonville, NC and the surround areas offers a wide variety of things to do. From hiking the Dupont State Forest, Pisgah Forest, Cradle of Forrestry, Glassy Mountain at Carl Sandburg House. Over 20 restuarants in downtown Hendersonville to choose from along with breweries and wineries. Biltmore Estate and Gardens and Winery The Gorge Zip-line Tubing on the French Broad River Hendersonville Historic Museum The Outlet Mall or The Ashville Mall Music on Main Live productions at Flat Rock Playhouse Equestrian Lovers - Attend Horse events at Mill Spring, Tryon International Equestrian Center

Biltmore House

Biltmore House

Experience the breathtaking beauty of America`s Largest Home. within 40 minutes from Downtown Hendersonville, NC Tour the house to view the elaborate interiors, walk the gardens, and enjoy a wine tasting at the Biltmore Winery in Antler Village on the grounds. There is so much to do here, from horse back riding to boating to concerts on the green, special events with artists. Come January, `the hottest spot in North Carolina is in the mountains inside the Victorian Conservatory on the grounds of Biltmore Estate. FUll of orchids, frilly fronds and tropical flowers. Worth the short drive from Flat Rock or Hendersonville to the Biltmore Estate, its a day you will never forget.
Location: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803
Phone: 1-800-411-3812
Toll Free: 1-800-411-3812

Appalachian Pinball Museum

The Appalachian Pinball Museum houses a collection of both vintaage & contemporary pinball machines as well as video games. Fun for the whole family in downtown Hendersonville.
Location: 538 No Main St., Hendersonville, NC
Phone: 828-702-9277

Flat Rock Playhouse

North Carolina`s State Theatre is located right here in Flat Rock, NC. It`s been open and entertaining audiences for over 60 years. Flat Rock Playhouse offers Broadway-quality entertainment at a fraction of Broadway prices. It produces a variety of comedies, musicals, farces, and dramas. The Flat Rock Playhouse theatre downtown provides an intimate setting with 250 seats in a horseshoe around the stage. The Playhouse presents matinee and evening performances from Feb. to Dec. every year. Make plans today to see one of the up-coming shows while you stay at one of our cabins.
Location: 2661 Greenville Hwy Flat Rock, NC
Phone: 828-693-0731

Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm offers Guided Tours, Special Events, Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists, Self Guilded Audio Tours, School Field Trips and more. The entire structure was handmade from bricks that were fired on site from French Broad River mud. OVer the years, many outbuildings were constructed, including a tool shed/blacksmith shop, barn, boarding house and a cottage. Call for hours of operation and tour times.
Location: 3346 Haywood Road, Hendersvonville, NC
Phone: 828-891-6585

Tryon Equestrian Center

If you are a horse lover, or not, a visit to this 1,400 acre Equestrian center, is a local attraction not to miss out on!A visit Tryon Equestrian Center offers a wide variety of Equestrian Events for everyone. There are numerous shops, restaurants and fantastic horse events. The Tryon Equestrian center is located a short drive from Hendersonville in Mill Spring.
Location: 4066 Pea Ridge Road, Mill Spring, NC
Phone: 828-863-1000

Pisgah Gem Mine

Pisgah Gem Mine has 2 locations now. Call them today for a group outing, family fun for everyone. Cool events like Black Light Mining. Your bucket of REAL GEMS is waiting for you.
Location: Pisgah Forest and 507 N. Main Street, Hendersonville
Phone: 828-367-8330

A Child`s Gallery - Hands On

A Child`s Gallery called Hands On! is located on North Main Street, Downtown Hendersonville, NC A great family outiing, plan a birthday party here. Group Rates. Educational Programs Their mission is to provide children and families with `hands on` educational experiences tha stimulate the imagination and motivate learning in a fun, safe environment.
Location: 318 North Main St.
Phone: 828-697-8333

Apple Picking at GrandDad`s Apples N` Such

GRANDDAD`s Apples N` Such is located in Hendersonville on 80 acres! A family Owned Farm offers apple picking and more. Opened late July through mid November. (Check web-site for exact dates each year)
Location: 2951 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC
Phone: 828-685-1685

HCT Hendersonville Community Theatre

HCT Hendersonville Community Theatre is located near downtown Hendersonville and the place to go to for a great live production during your stay. Call or visit their site for Box Office Hours and Show Times. This is a critically acclaimed theatre.
Location: 229 S. Washington Street, Hendersonville, NC
Phone: 828-692-1082