Popular Glamping in Asheville
Glamping in Asheville
Take a trip down south to this nature oasis, Asheville is located in western North Carolina nestled within the Blue Ridge Mountains, giving it the best glamping spots right outside the city center. With properties spanning throughout the mountains about an hour north of central Asheville, these glampsite rentals will have you surrounded by a backdrop of lush green forests, sparkling waterfalls, and brilliant mountain peaks. About two hours north of Charlotte, this area makes the perfect weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Many of these rentals here can be found a stone's throw away from quiet lakes and extensive hiking trails. Spend the day exploring nature before returning to your charming glampsite.Romantic couples getaway in nature
These glampsite rentals are perfect in any season for a luxurious romantic couples retreat or a luxurious weekend away with friends. Bask in the warm sun on one of our many properties hammocks or outdoor swinging seats as summer hits its full peak. Then when it gets cold cozy up to our rental’s warm stone fireplaces or take a dip in your very own private hot tub. Enjoy epic mountain views with your morning coffee when crisp fall turns the leaves into a magnificent display of colors. Find romance in any season and get ready to experience the outdoor adventure of your dreams in a stylish mountain retreat you won’t want to leave.
Travelers and activities
Surrounded by mountains, lakes, and a national park, Asheville has plenty to offer those looking for an outdoor adventure. Slip-on your hiking shoes and head out on a trail and find remarkable views. Feeling adventurous? Under an hour drive and you reach Great Smoky Mountains, National Park. Known for its diverse wildflowers and the famous Clingmans Dome you can get your outdoor fix and check another national park off your bucket list. If hiking is not your thing, fear not, there are plenty of activities to fuel your love of the outdoors. Check out Lake Lure’s sandy beaches and shimmering water or Douglas Lake’s 550 miles of shoreline, both under an hour's drive from central Asheville.Asheville for thrill-seekers
There is no shortage of activities for the adrenaline junkies traveling to Asheville. Find your wings and zipline 350-feet in the air over miles of lush forests on an experienced Asheville canopy tour. Want to soar to new heights? With multiple tour operators to select from, you are spoiled for choice to get an unbeatable view of the city and the surrounding region from the basket of a hot air balloon. Make all your friends jealous with a trip of a lifetime and the ultimate adrenaline rush.
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Enjoy a stroll through this 10-acre lush garden. Home to 600 species of plants this garden is bursting with vibrant colors. Uniquely focusing on its local southern Appalachian native plants, it makes this botanical garden rare for its kind. While the gardens are open year-round for visitation, you won’t want to miss the peak blooming which happens around mid-April and mid-August. Consider planning your next trip around these spectacular flowerings.2. Beech Mountain Ski Resort
If you find yourself in Asheville during the winter season, you won’t want to miss the towering slopes of Beech Mountain. Whether you are team ski or snowboard, barrel down one of their 17 trails ranging from beginner greens to expert black diamonds. Tricksters can also check out their terrain park to show off their skills. After working up an appetite grab a beer and a bite at their brewing company, located in the village, or at their 5506′ Skybar, giving a panorama view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Traveling in the warmer months? Fear not, they also have year-round activities including scenic chair lift rides, disc golf, and mountain bike rentals.3. Hike trails off the Blue Ridge Parkway
Consider making a stop off the Blue Ridge Parkway and explore one of the many hiking trails in the area. Right off the parkway, Pisgah National Forest covers over 500,000 acres and is bursting with seasonal activities such as horseback riding, fishing, bicycling, and rock climbing. Take a 5-hour guided hiking tour led by a local expert to explore the stunning Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls. Or get adventurous and journey on your own through some of Asheville's best hiking trails including the cascading waterfalls of Skinny Dip Falls and Linville Falls Plunge Basin, or the expansive views from Looking Glass Rock.4. Western North Carolina Nature Center
Open almost 365 days out of the year this 42-acre facility is perfect for safely exploring the native wildlife in the forests surrounding you. Featuring many local species such as otter, black bears, bobcat, coyotes, and the endangered red wolf, the Western North Carolina Nature Center has a wide range of animals for you to gain a more in-depth understanding of. Get up close and personal with these animals and grow your connection and knowledge of your neighboring nature.5. Biltmore Winery
Built on George Vanderbilt’s 8,000-acre estate, Biltmore Winery provides some of the finest wine Asheville has to offer, with 20 handcrafted vintages you are sure to find something for everyone to love. Schedule a guided behind-the-scenes winery tour and tasting with one of their wine experts or take a slow stroll through the vineyards at your own pace. A visit to this winery is the perfect way to unwind after a long day or to make a day out of it with your friends.6. Unwind in a Himalayan salt cave sanctuary
Spend a relaxing day of wellness in your own private massage and sound therapy session in a Himalayan salt cave. Perfect for a romantic couples massage or for some much-needed alone time, find a moment to take a breather from your adventure-filled schedule. This sanctuary is covered by 5 tons of 100% pure Himalayan pink salt to create a space of wellness and relaxation. Offering services from hot salt stone to dry hydro massages, or chakra balancing and sound therapy packages, this experience is sure to leave you in a peaceful state after a long day hiking.7. Visit the famous Sliding Rock
A natural water slide this swimming hole is a summer hotspot and a local favorite. Located in Transylvania County, this 60-foot natural slide is about an hour south of Asheville, but well worth the drive. Take a plunge into an 8-foot pool of water at the bottom or watch the fun from above at one of their 2 observation platforms. This is the perfect place to cool off on a hot summer day. Insider tip make sure to get there early to ensure you beat the crowds!