Short Trips  



Asheville, North Carolina

Black Dome Mountain Supply
A technical outdoor equipment retail and mail order company, specializing in both
close-out merchandise and hard to find rock and mountain climbing equipment.

Flat Rock Playhouse

Carl Sandburg Home

Biltmore House

Blue Ridge Parkway

WNC Nature Center

Folk Art Center

Pisgah National Forest/Sliding Rock

Foothills Equestrian Nature Center

Green River Plantation

Rutherford County Farm Museum 

Pearson's Falls

Cradle of Forestry

Thomas Wolfe Home

Maimy Etta Black Museum & Historical Society

Rutherford County Genealogy Library

Washburn General Store

2426 Bostic Sunshine Hwy
Bostic, NC 28018
Phone: (828) 245-4129
GPS Location: 35.3925, -81.8166
Old country store. Churn jars, pottery, rocking chairs, wood cooking stones, cast iron, straw hats, overalls, etc. Placed in the National Historical Register in February 2002.

Historic Rutherford Towne

Historic Main Street, Hendersonville

WNC Arboretum


Fostering an appreciation of the Earth and its mineral resources through exhibits, educational programming and the collection and care of specimens.

2 South Pack Square,
Asheville, NC 28802
(828) 254-7162
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Our mission is the preservation & promotion of the native plant species & habitats of these mountains. Located in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

151 W.T. Weaver Blvd,
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 252-5190
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As the State Theatre of North Carolina, The Flat Rock Playhouse has become known as one of the best theaters in the nation.

2661 Greenville Highway,
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 693-0403
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The Asheville Art Museum serves the art community by providing a venue for the display, creation, and dialog of art.

2 South Pack Sq,
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-3227
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56 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 350-8484
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2 S Pack Sq., Asheville, NC 28801

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516 S. Trade St.
P.O.Box 654, Tryon, NC 28782
(828) 859-2466
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Black Mountain, NC [ Local Attractions ]

Black Mountain,
(800) 669-2301 


North Carolina Waterfalls [ Local Attractions ] 


At Jerusalem Garden, experience the flavors of Istanbul, Cairo, Lebanon, Morocco, and The Holy Land. Be whisked away to Moroccan nights, authentic music, & belly dancing.

78 Patton Avenue,
Asheville, NC 28801
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Bennett Classic Cars Museum

241 Vance St.
Forest City, NC 28043
Phone: (828) 247-1767
GPS Location: 35.3427, -81.8727


Bostic Lincoln Center, The

112 Depot St.
Bostic, NC 28018
Phone: (828) 245-9800
GPS Location: 35.3612, -81.8349
Is Abraham Lincoln Rutherford County´┐Żs native son?  Find out the answer this question and more by visiting this museum in Bostic. 


Rutherford County Visual Artists Center

160 N. Main St.
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Phone: (828) 288-5009
GPS Location: 35.3674, -81.9572
The Rutherford County Visual Artists Center is the project of the non-profit Rutherford Visual Artists Guild with more than 50 members.



"Something Old and Something New"
Cozy Historic and Honeymoon Cabins in the NC mountains!

View of Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Mountian from Pine Gables Dock


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