Discover the quirky charm of downtown Asheville

Asheville provides a home for the famous Biltmore Estate, but it is not only history that draws visitors to this diverse mountain city. Within a few miles of the Country Inn & Suites, you can find many local breweries, the Asheville Art Museum and the Folk Art Center. Wander through the shops and restaurants of Grove Arcade, or go for a drive along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. If you're looking for educational things to do during your stay, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian offers powerful insights into the lives of the region's native people. You can also explore Asheville events and day trips.
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Asheville Art Museum

1.23 mi / 1.98 km from the hotel
Located in the Asheville center square, this museum showcases 20th-century and modern American art.

Asheville Outdoor Center

3.47 mi / 5.58 km from the hotel
Canoe, kayak, or tube seven miles down the French Broad River with equipment from the Asheville Outdoor Center.

The North Carolina Arboretum

7.91 mi / 12.74 km from the hotel
The North Carolina Arboretum offers a tranquil escape with 65 acres of gardens, 10 miles of trails and a famed bonsai collection.

Basilica of Saint Lawrence

1.64 mi / 2.64 km from the hotel
A National Historic Site, this basilica features an impressive interior designed with Spanish Renaissance architecture that includes an elliptical dome and gorgeous stained-glass windows.


1.57 mi / 2.53 km from the hotel
Built in 1895, this 8,000-acre estate is America's largest home and boasts 250 exquisitely furnished rooms, including a grand banquet hall, an indoor garden and a 10,000-volume library. Explore the gardens, grounds and winery during your visit.

Folk Art Center

2.75 mi / 4.43 km from the hotel
See traditional and contemporary Appalachian crafts and craft demonstrations at this destination along the Blue Ridge Parkway.