Mount Mitchell Golf Club & Lodge, a favorite golfer’s haven, is just 2 miles off Parkway Milepost 344.1, one hour from Asheville. Award-winning golf course features bent grass from tee to green, level ground, a pristine river flowing through it, and awesome views on every shot. Rooms, condos, houses, great dining at Hawtree’s Grill and Pub. Open April-November. (828) 675-4923.