Blue Ridge Parkway
Only 10 - 15 min. to the Blue Ridge Parkway from our Retreat, you can travel both North or South to amazing overlooks all along the way. Just driving the parkway is a treat in itself.
A MUST, drive through Pisgah Forest up to the BRP. Hike at Graveyard Fields or Devil’s Courthouse. Take a dip in Skinny Dip Falls.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is 469 miles long and runs through 29 counties in North Carolina and Virginia. It is America’s longest linear park and is named after the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are part of the Appalachian Mountain range. Haywood County boasts 46 scenic miles of some of the most beautiful…
“Do you love nature but aren't huge on hiking? The Arboretum will sum it up perfectly! And in the spring/summer it's just so beautiful. They even have a succulent/bonzai tree feature that's incredibly fun.”
“Tons of trails to hike or mountain bike. You can get to the Blue Ridge Parkway through Pisgah Forest.”
“Only 1 hour/15 minute drive from the Foothills Guest Suite, The Biltmore Mansion is a popular Asheville attraction. Make it a day trip with lunch in downtown Asheville (see restaurant recommendations in Suite Guidelines Reference Book upon arrival.) Biltmore advance reservations are recommended.”
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