Discover even more great Asheville day trips, including nearby lakes and Western North Carolina mountain cities and towns.
Best Day Trips
With so many day tripping options from Asheville, how do you choose? Find top hikes, drives, wineries, and waterfalls.
Best Nearby Cities & Towns
Chase waterfalls, find filming locations from your favorite movies, shop, eat, and drink with these nearby Asheville destinations.
Lakes Around AVL
Spend a day by the lake, boating, fishing, hiking, or having a picnic. Enjoy a mountain beach or go for a hike or casual walk.
Lake Lure, NC
"Nobody puts Baby in the corner." Enjoy trails, waterfalls, and, of course, Chimney Rock. Sunbathe at a mountain beach after strolling a secret garden.
Maggie Valley, NC
From its festivals and motorcycle museum to easy Blue Ridge Parkway access and hikes, see why Maggie Valley is a great town to visit.
More North Carolina Travel
Abandoned Places In NC
Uncover NC's ghost towns and abandoned places, including theme parks and plane wrecks.
NC Civil War Sites
For history buffs, explore North Carolina's Civil War history and battlefields.