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Best things to do in Blue Ridge Mountains

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

“Biltmore estate is the largest private country estate in America. It has a Winery with great wine tasting! The gardens and the conservatory are a must see. The restaurants are: Stable Cafe, the Deer Park, the Bistro, and Cedrics, have amazing food. ”
339 locals recommend
“Stunning home of our third U.S. President, located on a spectacular hilltop setting. ”
190 locals recommend
Art Museum
“It is free to go to the main indoor art gallery, and walk the sculpture trails outside. The indoor gallery is a great air conditioned experience. The paid section usually has an interesting exhibit.”
149 locals recommend
National Park
“One of our nations most beautiful parks with spectacular views, hiking trails and water falls ”
150 locals recommend
“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
Football Stadium
“74,000-seat football stadium, home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers & host of college teams.”
81 locals recommend
“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
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
“Less than 30 minutes to the Zoo! Nationally known for reproductive abilities and saving species!”
63 locals recommend
“Famous forest with prolific waterfalls. Films such as the Hunger Games and The Last of the Mohicans were filmed there. This picture shows High Falls.”
211 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Our absolute favorite breakfast/brunch spot. There is usually a wait, but it is worth it. ”
238 locals recommend
“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
“Horse racing, betting, people watching, eating, tailgating, drinking, meeting people....”
104 locals recommend
“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
Shopping Mall
“work up an appetitive shopping in all the high end stores of SP Mall then choose amongst several great eateries including Cheesecake Factory, Legion Brewery, Del Frisco’s, Cowfish, Bravo’s and many more!”
66 locals recommend