The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist


Prints and note cards of Hendersonville NC

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Hendersonville Area Parks

  Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas

Apple Orchards in Henderson County Henderson County is the 7th largest apple growing region in the country.
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Flat Rock farm where Sandburg spent the last years of his life. Hiking trails, displays, tours.
Chimney Rock Park Located in nearby Chimney Rock. Spectacular trails and views.
Dupont State Forest 10,300 acres in Henderson and Transylvania counties, known for many waterfalls and open to the public for hiking and fishing.

Fifth Avenue Mask Museum Private museum with exhibition of mask collection.
Flat Rock Playhouse The State Theatre of North Carolina. Located in Flat Rock. Performances April through December.

Hendersonville Real Estate Agents

Hands On! A Child's Gallery Educational exhibits that stimulate the imagination and motivate children in a safe  "hands on" environment.
Henderson County Curb Market Farmer's market in operation since 1924.
Henderson County Heritage Museum Housed in the historic Henderson County Courthouse. Exhibits that focus on the history of Henderson County.
Holmes Educational State Forest Series of marked trails, exhibits and displays depicting the ecology of a managed forest. Picnic sites and picnic shelter.
Jump Off RocK Park Offers a scenic panorama of the French Broad River Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains. Great sunset view.


Mineral & Lapidary Museum of Henderson Co. Exhibits of North Carolina minerals, fossils and artifacts.
Mountain Farm & Home Museum Dedicated to the rural life of the 19th century.
North Mills River Recreation Area Mountain biking, equestrian trails, tubing, picnic areas and hiking trails.
Pisgah National Forest Major national forest only a short drive from Hendersonville.
Thomas Wolfe Angel Marble statue of the angel depicted in Thomas Wolfe's novel "Look Homeward Angel. Stands in Oakdale Cemetery on the west side of Hendersonville.
Western North Carolina Air Museum Private museum dedicated to preserving the flying heritage of WNC.

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