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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Bakery
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“This Bakery is 10mins away in Weaverville and has delicious food from cookies, pastries, breakfast croissant, lunch menu, regular coffee with refills for $2 ! It’s Yummy...”
  • 93 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Wonderful pizza, pasta and salads with local beer on tap. Lively place full of hometown folks”
  • 70 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“Awesome Zipline fun! Long, fast Ziplines and they offer guided tours of tree tops or mountains tops. Check them out online for season opening hours. ”
  • 70 locals recommend
Spa
“A great place to chill in a tub of hot springs water. Enjoy a massage, a hike, or tubing down the nearby river.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“One of the premier spots along the Appalachian Trail, grassy null at about 5,000 ft with a 360* view! Only a short walk, 10- 15 min. from parking area! Less traveled without the crowds and traffic. This is in the National Forest and pets are allowed!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Cafe
“This coffee shop is in Marshall and has a well known bluegrass jam, featuring several celebrated local musicians: every Thursday from 6-9 get there early if you want a seat, is well attended each week and there is usually only standing room once the jam starts. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“Friendly service and tasty food. Outdoor seating is lovely and closes later than other Weaverville restaurants. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Best views for horseback riding near Hot Springs and the French Broad Adventures! Worth the drive! Make a day out if it!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“White water rafting! Zip lining! Fantastic place to have fun! Outside of Asheville!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Premise
“Whether you want a stunningly beautiful drive, OR Hike, you'll find that here. Also have a few great swimming holes if your brave enough to get in!!! We swim here about twice a year, we call it our fountain of youth because the water is so clean and fresh and full of minerals that you wouldn't get elsewhere. :)”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great for people of all ages! Tubing for kids and skiing and snowboarding for adults and older kids. Courses for beginners all the way up to experts.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious high class Italian. Lots of gluten free options. $15-35 per person ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Park
“I haven’t been here yet but recent guests said it was a great place to hike for scenic views! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Great company offering whitewater rafting tours, located a little ways up the road in Marshall.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the best BBQ places in WNC, whether it's pulled pork, brisket, or your favorite smoked meats - come hungry and prepare to be fed!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This is one of the best places on the planet to eat. She makes all of her own breads and pastries. ”
  • 20 locals recommend