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Best things to do in Blue Ridge Mountains

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“One of the most popular places to visit in WNC! You can spend a whole day here and then some. This is about 20 min from our suite on a normal day. ”
338 locals recommend
National Park
“One of our nations most beautiful parks with spectacular views, hiking trails and water falls ”
149 locals recommend
Garden
“Stunning home of our third U.S. President, located on a spectacular hilltop setting. ”
190 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The NC Museum of Art offers a collection spanning mare than 5,000 years, a variety of exhibitions are programs, and the nation's largest art museum park.”
148 locals recommend
Rafting
“A fun day outside with mountain biking, white water rafting, rock climbing, paddleboarding, challenging rope courses and ziplines.”
147 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Located in Sevierville and drive time varies based on traffic. Lots of stores and pretty good pricing usually....”
74 locals recommend
Hotel
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“Great night life here. There are a ton of great night clubs such as The Candy Bar and Howl at the Moon. There is also a bowling alley and a first class movie theater. ”
134 locals recommend
Zoo
“Less than 30 minutes to the Zoo! Nationally known for reproductive abilities and saving species!”
63 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Home of the Carolina Panthers located in Uptown Charlotte is about 20 min by car or you can take a Lyft/Uber to the nearest light rail station which heads straight into Uptown. ”
80 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Great amusement park for the whole family! They have a water park open in the summers and do themed events for Halloween and Christmas.”
79 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“This place has amazing food especially breakfast! They use local produce and everything is fresh. You can taste the difference. It gets extremely busy so you have to get there early for breakfast time. You have to park in the street outside as their small car park is usually full. ”
237 locals recommend
Park
“If you are up for a longer hike, check out all 3 waterfall spots. Hooker falls, Triple falls, and High falls”
210 locals recommend
Trail
“Lots of nature trails to walk along. Meads Quarry is across the street for swimming. ”
84 locals recommend
Park
“A trip to Greenville would not be complete without a visit to Falls Park! Located in the heart of downtown, the 20-acre park features scenic overlooks, landscaped gardens, nature trails, picnic areas, excavated mill ruins and the Reedy River with its impressive series of falls. ”
107 locals recommend
Cave
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“Discover Eastern America’s largest and most popular caverns. 4,000,000 centuries in the making, this “must see” U.S. Natural Landmark is noted for the profuse variety of formations and unsurpassed natural color. One hour tours from well-lighted, paved walkways lead visitors through cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high. Enormous chambers are filled with towering stone columns, shimmering draperies and crystal-clear pools. Also in this subterranean wonderland, “hear rocks sing” as you experience the haunting sounds of the world’s largest musical instrument, The Great Stalacpipe Organ. Completely unique are the beautiful tones created by this one-of-a-kind instrument, which makes music of concert quality from the surrounding stalactite formations covering more than three acres.”
68 locals recommend
Racetrack
“Horse racing, betting, people watching, eating, tailgating, drinking, meeting people....”
104 locals recommend