Family-Friendly Trip Guide to Asheville, North Carolina


Living in Knoxville has a lot of perks including easy access to outdoor activities, mountains, and lakes.

One of our team’s favorite areas to visit in less than a 2 hour drive is Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville is a great city to visit with your family, with your girlfriends, or with your significant other.

Family-Friendly Guide to Asheville, North CarolinaWe’ve stayed at one of the townhouses from Upstream Way with a great view of the French Broad River!

Places to See: 

When visiting Asheville, there are so many options on what to see and do. One of our top places to visit is The Biltmore Estate. Every season at The Biltmore adds a new feature or theme to see during each season, and one of the top times to visit is Christmas!

The BiltmoreAsheville Museum of Science

Asheville Pinball Museum

WNC Nature Centers

The Adventure Center of Asheville

Asheville Urban Trail

Botanical Gardens at Asheville

Mountain Play Lodge (indoor kid play area)

Places to Hike:

Asheville and the surrounding areas have so many hiking trails to enjoy with the family! Here are just a few to get you started.

Crabtree Falls

Devil’s Courthouse

Looking Glass Falls

Skinny Dip Falls

Catawaba Falls

Laurel River Trail

Pink Beds Loop Hike (relatively flat loop)

Andy Cover TRACK Trail (downloadable kid guides)

Chimney Rock Park

Places to Eat: 

Biscuit Head

Early Girl Eatery

Creekdside Taphouse

Moe’s Original BBQ

Sierra Nevada Brewery (play area with a sandbox, chalk boards and other toys for the kids)

Universal Joint Asheville

Salvage Station

White Duck Taco Shop

Asheville Pizza & Brewing

Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack

The Hop Ice Cream Cafe

Family-Friendly Guide to AshevillePlan your trip to Asheville now, and it will be a great adventure for the whole family!


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