Hendersonville offers year round experiences for people of all ages. With the fall harvest season upon us, agritourism becomes the prominent reason for visitation to our beautiful area. Several brochures are available that provide experiential guides to those seeking apple related itineraries, as well as, farm tailgate and curb markets. Locations providing apples and other fresh produce can easily be located on maps to save time. Request your Crest of the Blue Ridge Orchard Trail and Farm Market Trail brochures today.
The warm fall days and cool nights make for the perfect recipe to head outdoors. The peak leaf season lasts from early October to early November. Fall outings include driving the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, hiking, fall wildflowers, events, DuPont State Recreational Forest waterfalls and the Flat Rock Playhouse. Mountain hiking ranges from easy flat walks to strenuous trails for the more experienced hiker.
The Visitor Center carries a Trail Series to make sightseeing in Hendersonville a breeze. The Trail Series itineraries take people in and around Henderson County to a variety of locations. The brochures include: the Heritage Trail, a tour of Henderson County’s most popular historic sites; the Art Gallery Trail, travels through Hendersonville and Flat Rock to 15 galleries and studios; the Cheers! Trail directs you to Henderson County wineries, cideries, and breweries. They provide tours and tasting rooms, to sample mountain grown selections. Henderson County is home to Sierra Nevada Brewing Company’s east coast brewing operation.
As the fall leaves fade and give way to the holiday season let Hendersonville become your Hometown during the Holiday season. Come “Home for the Holidays” and enjoy the holidays with small town charm, sprinkled with excitement for the entire family. Call today for a calendar of events to plan your visit.
The unique stores along Main Street are decked out with Christmas decorations for the season. Large wreaths with big red bows hang from streetlights, along with twinkling lights and decorations in the planters that line the serpentine street.
The area abounds with holiday activities such as the Flat Rock Playhouse productions, an ice-skating ring, carriage rides, holiday concerts, Christmas parade, and many other events for all ages. Catch the Christmas spirit in Hendersonville and pass it along.
Thanks to Western North Carolina’s mild climate, there are many winter activities to choose from. Golf enthusiasts can test their skills on one of the many fine public golf courses in the area. Explore the waterfalls of the DuPont State Recreational Forest, Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, outdoor recreation, festivals and a variety of accommodations. Historic downtown features interesting architecture, delightful shops, museums, and locally owned restaurants. The area offers many family activities for children of all ages. After a fun-filled day in the mountains, an inviting fireplace is the setting for an evening of camaraderie and sharing stories of adventures with family and friends.
The Winter Getaway Rewards Card is valid from November 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017. Take advantage of specials on lodging, shopping, dining or attractions. The brochure contains a listing of the numerous specials available in Henderson County during this time period. Show your Winter Getaway Rewards Card and save!