Asheville Attractions & Activities
Situated just off Interstate 26, the Mountain Inn & Suites is located in the picturesque Western North Carolina town of Flat Rock. Our hotel is a five-minute walk from several restaurants, a short drive to downtown Hendersonville and just 30 minutes from Asheville, Lake Lure and Chimney Rock, NC. No matter your age or interests, there is a diverse array of activities to enjoy within moments of our hotel.
When planning your stay at the Mountain Inn & Suites, our friendly staff will be happy to recommend the best nearby, activities, attractions and things to do in Flat Rock, Asheville and just about anywhere else you would like to visit while staying with us.
Situated on 8,000 acres, Biltmore House is the largest privately owned home in America. It was built by George Vanderbilt and was completed in 1895.
The Blue Ridge Parkway follows the mountain ridges from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee.
Chimney Rock Park is a natural attraction covering 1000 acres. On a clear day, the awesome view spans as far as Kings Mountain, 75 miles to the east beyond the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The forest encompasses more than 10,000 acres in Henderson and Transylvania counties.
The Pisgah National Forest is a land of mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls, and heavily forested slopes.
Only 5 minutes from the Mountain Lodge you will find a true “treasure”. Historic Hendersonville attracts people from all over the country every year that enjoy what our town has to offer.
Over 30 independent galleries and more than 100 retail shops, downtown Asheville is a shopper’s paradise. Every street leads to a treasure-trove of uncommon businesses that could only flourish in Asheville.
The WNC Nature Center is 40 acres of animals in their native habitats. It provides an opportunity to learn, to touch and to know our rich natural heritage through educational and interactive exhibits.
The NC Arboretum is a 434-acre public garden in the Pisgah National Forest, located at the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway on Highway 191.
The Playhouse is considered one of the “Top Ten Theaters in the Country.” A wonderful escape from life’s hectic pace, the Playhouse offers quality entertainment rarely found so far from Broadway.
Carl Sandburg was an American poet, historian, author, and lecturer who spent the final 22 years of his long and productive life at his estate in Flat Rock, NC.
The Gorge is the fastest and steepest zipline tour in the country. It takes you soaring across the Green River Gamelands of Saulda, NC.
During the summer months, come enjoy a leisurely float down the French Broad River, with trip times ranging from two to four hours, depending on water level and weather conditions.