Weaverville Regional Vacation and Tourism Guide

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Historic Weaverville. Come visit a small traditional North Carolina town tucked into the valleys just north of Asheville. Weaverville rests between the French Broad River Valley and the high peaks of Mount Mitchell Recreation Area - all rimmed by Pisgah National Forest. A Carolina mountain town with a big heart and a bigger glow that has been offering Colonial homesteading, Civil War legends, cool summer retreats, high mountain adventures and general relaxation since 1785 or there abouts. And those traditions continue today, so, welcome to weaverville.com - your guide to our town and the high country in the surrounding mountains, rivers and countryside.

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In between the mountain festivals happening every weekend in the surrounding areas, please join us for our Downtown Go-Around on the first Thursday of every Month from 6-8 p.m. Meet your friends and make new ones! From April through November, Weaverville's establishments stay open to offer late-night shopping, live music, wine tastings, art openings and more in the heart of Downtown Weaverville!

Downtown Weaverville offers plenty of colorful activities often attracting an overflow of visitors, so you might need to spread your wings a bit for other accommodations - use the colorful widget below to start exploring your choices in the area.


Small town charms, mountains and valleys, scenic views, fresh cafe breakfasts, local organic dining, live local mountain music, world class zip-lining, regional brews, art safaris, real local craftspeople, outfitting services and guides, friendly folks with all the best new friends you've ever dreamt of... well, its all here in Weaverville.

And if a Country Inn, Guest House or B&B is more your speed, Weaverville has a few bright gems right in town, check out our Bed & Breakfasts page for more details. Of course, we also have an abundance all about the High Country - click the Bed and Breakfast link below to start wandering.



Asheville's little sister to the north welcomes you with all the good stuff.

So, take a time to explore our site and discover all the activities, events and attractions offered - as well as the best places to enjoy a coffee with the morning or a brew with the setting sun - and where to stay, play, eat, dance, sit and linger and poke through a shop or two and, yep, just ask how we make all these fine crafts - we have the time if you do...

The Summer in these hills brings the southern sun, gentle rains as well as spectacular thunderstorms and steamy mists over the ridge tops; warm evening breezes, cool nights and all manner of flowers, birds, fuzzy bear cubs, mountain seagulls and other good things - come on and join us explore the high lands.

These warm sunny days and cool refreshing nights set the perfect pitch for the activities, festivals and wanderings the High Country has in plenty as Summer shimmers on.



So don't be shy, come and wander with us at weaverville.com - the perfect point to start your personal high adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Join us for hours of outdoor activities as well as festivals and adventures all around the high country.

On your visit be sure to start with our charming downtown - stroll our quaint Main Street where you'll find cafes, shops, outfitters, a variety of dining opportunities and very friendly folks.

Spend a few nights at one of our carefully restored Bed and Breakfasts or Inns. Take a couple of days to explore town and the attractions in the surrounding areas - the Blue Ridge Parkway, Zeb Vance Birthplace, the French Broad River Byway and many other nearby points of interest.

We are just minutes north of the colorful cultural burst that's Asheville where you'll find all the dining, shopping and urban WNC events Asheville is known for; then glide on back to Weaverville's small town scene where you can relax and warm up after you've toured, shopped and dined the days away.

And word is getting around - Weaverville's surrounded by world-class recreational offerings to the north and west where canopy zip-lining, golfing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, camping, horse riding & gem hunting, extraordinary fly fishing and winter skiing awaits the adventurous.

Maybe it's hiking the Appalachian Trail, the Mountains to Sea Trail or the other natural wonders of the High Country in the Pisgah National Forest and the nearby Smoky Mountains?

You'll have plenty to choose from. We welcome your visit, take your time and get to experience the outdoor adventures and festivals of all sorts throughout native Western North Carolina! We'll be waiting to see you soon!



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Weaverville offers inviting Restaurants, unique Shops, Bed & Breakfasts, Inns and craft level Art Studios and Galleries, along with easy access to the amenities and attractions that make Western NC a renowned mountain destination.

Take your time to tip toe through our site to discover more information about Weaverville and the many ways you can enjoy your time with us.

Discover our special events and the year-round art, food and cultural attractions in and around Weaverville, and savor some of the region’s abundant natural features: French Broad River adventures, the Pisgah National Forest, Hot Springs and vicinity, the Mountains-To-Sea Trail, the Qualla Boundary of the Cherokee, the Carolina Highlands Gateway, and so much more.

We call Weaverviile the “Gateway” for good reason. Just to the north and northwest are the charming towns of Mars Hill, Marshall and Hot Springs while a bit further northeast is Burnsville with easy access to the Toe Rivers and Mount Mitchell – the highest peak in the East.

All offer extensive dining and entertainment with exceptional views and recreational activities.

Choose from local rafting, kayaking, fly fishing, hiking, equestrian pursuits, zip-lining, rock climbing, mountain biking and hot air ballooning to classical, bluegrass, and pop music, lyric opera, minor league baseball and microbrewery tours and tastings and more - there is something for everyone in the WNC High Country.

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