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Pisgah Forest Gem Mine – 2 locations close to Asheville, 507 N Main St. Hendersonville, 3338 Asheville Hwy Pisgah Forest. Open year round, indoor & outdoor gem mining, unique rock & retail shop featuring fine jewelry & t-shirts, waterfalls nearby. www.pfgems.com (828) 367-8330. Read More
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual Inc. - Largest selection of authentic Cherokee weaponry, basketry, beadwork, finger weaving, wood & stone carving. www.quallaartsandcrafts.org…
RomanticAsheville.com: This insider’s travel guide to western North Carolina includes a mile-by-mile Blue Ridge Parkway guide with 50 Top Stops near Asheville. Also find waterfalls, best hikes, places to stay, things to do, packages, fall color forecast, festival calendars, Biltmore guide, Sliding Rock and small town features. Read More
Shoji Spa & Lodge - Asheville’s only Japanese outdoor hot tub spa. The Lodge, Loft and Studio at Shoji offer unique, luxurious…
Smiley’s Huge Flea Mkt & Yard Sale - Every weekend. Daylight to 2; over 1000 spaces. Free park/admission. 12+ food vendors; 100’s…
“Unto These Hills.” – Where Cherokee history comes alive, and drama is part of your adventure’s DNA. This outdoor drama is the Cherokee story, as portrayed by the Cherokee themselves nightly from June 1–August 16, except Sundays. Performed in the newly renovated Mountainside Theatre. Tickets and reservations are available at… Read More
Wheels Through Time Museum - 62 Vintage Ln. Thurs.-Mon. 9am-5pm. 5 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway. Over 300 rare and historic machines…
WNC Nature Center - MP 382.6, 75 Gashes Creek Rd. 60+ native species of the Southern Appalachians. Cougars, bears, otters, red wolves…