About Hendersonville

Located about 30 miles from Downtown Asheville, Hendersonville is a quaint yet beautiful city located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From honeymoons to family getaways, there’s plenty to do around the area. Here’s just a sampling of what Hendersonville has to offer:

Main Street

Main Street in Downtown Hendersonville is the central hub of the city. With fine dining, niche shops, and cool attractions, there’s bound to be something to whet your appetite.

Mineral & Lapidary Museum

Located on North Main Street, the Hendersonville Mineral & Lapidary Museum is a must-see for any fans of minerals, crystals, or people interested in the past of the city. Fossils, geodes, Native American artifacts, and more!

Dupont State Forest

Located just four miles from Jeter Mountain Farm, Dupont State Forest is home to some of the best hiking trails and scenic waterfalls in Western North Carolina. 10,400 acres of lush forestry is the epitome of what WNC has to offer.

Carl Sandburg Home

The home and property of the late Carl Sandburg is now a national park. It’s absolutely beautiful, with ponds and creeks running through miles of walking paths, surrounded by lush greenery. The property alone is worth seeing, but the guided tour of the home itself is even more impressive. If you are a fan of Sandburg’s prolific poetry and writing, or if you’re an outdoorsy type who enjoys seeing lovely scenery, you can’t miss this.

Flat Rock Playhouse

Rated as one of the top ten playhouses in the United States, Flat Rock Playhouse is North Carolina’s premiere performing arts theater. With a wonderful stage, great lighting, and incredible musicals, dramas, and comedies, there’s always fun to be had. Performances run 8 months out of the year, so be sure to check the schedule to find out which one suits you best.