Local Area Attractions
Antiques Tobacco Barn
Enjoy 70,000 Square feet of shopping in a Historic Vintage Tobacco Barn. 72 Dealers in one location. (828) 252-7291
Asheville Urban Trail
This 1.7 mile walking tour of Asheville tells the story of the city's past. There are 30 "stations" highlighted on the trail, each with its own story and many with original artwork. Walkers can start anywhere they see an Urban Trail marker or an engraved pink granite marker, but Station #1 is at Pack Square. Audio cassettes are available for rent from the Asheville Art Museum shop. Guided tours are offered, usually at 4pm on the second Friday & 3pm on the third Sunday of each month. Allow 2 1/2 hours for the entire tour. (828) 259-5498 ext. 4000
The most popular single attraction in the region, the 250-room French Renaissance chateau built in 1895 by George W. Vanderbilt is the largest private home in the United States. It houses priceless collections of antiques, paintings, books, tapestries, & furnishings. Self-guided tours include upstairs & downstairs of the house, the servants' quarters, the Winery, the gardens & grounds. U.S. 25, three blocks north of Exit 50 or 50B on I-40.
Local Area Activities
Black Mountain, Asheville and the surrounding areas offer both the casual and serious antique hunter many choices.
A 747 yard par 6 is just four miles from the KOA Campground. Various other courses within a 30 minute drive of the KOA.
Hiking & Scenic Drives
Beautiful scenic views and abundant hiking trails on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Whether it's that one of a kind specialty shop in downtown Asheville or quaint Black Mountain there are plenty of options for shopping.