Asheville Camping Itinerary: Your Ultimate Guide

Asheville Camping Itinerary: Your Ultimate Guide

Whether you are a nature enthusiast or simply looking to recharge in the great outdoors, a camping adventure in Asheville, North Carolina, could be the perfect outing for you and your loved ones.

At Asheville East KOA Holiday, you can enjoy a unique camping experience with a beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Pisgah National Forest. Use this travel and itinerary planning guide to see what Asheville has to offer and start preparing your next adventure today. 

Day 1: Arrival and Setting up Camp at Asheville East KOA Holiday

At Asheville East KOA Holiday, we make check-in easy. If you are staying at an RV Site or a Tent Site, check-in is after 1 p.m. If you are spending your stay in a cabin, check-in is after 3 p.m. 

We encourage you to explore our wide variety of campground amenities, including walking trails, boat rentals and seasonal activities. Our , and we keep it stocked with supplies of all kinds, including firewood, apparel and ingredients for making epic s'mores.

Day 2: Hiking and Exploring Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah National Forest is known for its stunning waterfalls and expansive network of hiking trails. You can find an engaging activity for every level of adventurer, including a natural waterfall slide, whitewater rafting and gorgeous overlooks. 

You can access Pisgah National Forest from Blue Ridge Parkway and U.S. 276 (Forest Heritage Scenic Byway).

Day 3: Scenic Day in the Blue Ridge Mountains

The Blue Ridge Mountains are a stunning stretch of the Appalachian Mountains with some of the most remarkable views in the country. You can spend your day relaxing on a scenic drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway, enjoying a picnic with a view or taking photos. 

Some of the most impressive and breathtaking views along the Blue Ridge Parkway closest to Ashville East KOA Holiday include:

  • Milepost 376.7: Tanbark Ridge Overlook
  • Milepost 364.1: Craggy Dome Overlook
  • Milepost 355.4: Mount Mitchell
  • Milepost 302.8: Rough Ridge Overlook
  • Milepost 305.2: Beacon Heights Overlook
  • Milepost 430: Cowee Mountains Overlook

If you want to get your adrenaline pumping, you can go zip lining, paddleboarding or fly fishing. The options are endless. 

Day 4: Downtown Asheville and Cultural Exploration

Downtown Asheville is a hub for entertainment, food and art. It truly has something for every kind of traveler. Whether you are looking for a farm-to-table eatery or an indie fashion boutique, you will find tons of exciting activities and businesses. 

Just a few of the must-see Ashville attractions include:

  • Biltmore Estate: As the largest home in America, the Biltmore Estate is one of the top sights to see near downtown Asheville. 
  • Asheville Pinball Museum: This museum is among the funkiest and coolest destinations in town, perfect for families and vintage gaming enthusiasts alike.
  • French Broad Chocolate Factory and Cafe: Travelers with a sweet tooth will love stopping by this incredible factory situated in the heart of downtown.

Day 5-6: Leisure and Optional Activities

If you want to indulge in a day of leisure and rest, you have many options at Ashville East KOA Holiday, including:

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Birdwatching
  • Game room
  • Corn hole
  • Swimming
  • Bike rentals

Day 7: Departure and Reflection

On the final day of your camping excursion, you can enjoy having the morning to reflect on your experience and take note of what you would like to do on your next stay at the Ashville East KOA Holiday. All visitors in RVs, tents and cabins must check out by 11 a.m. 

Ready to Start Your Adventure?

When you are eager to kickstart your camping plan in Asheville, North Carolina, Ashville East KOA Holiday is here for you. You can spend your visit relaxing at one of our spacious RV Sites, glamping in a Deluxe Cabin or enjoying a traditional camping experience at a Tent Site. 

If you are ready to start your next great outdoor adventure, book your stay online or call us at 800-562-5907 to reserve your campsite today!

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