Listings in Family Activities
There are an infinite number of attractions, annual events, fun activities and exciting things to see and do for the whole family in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Pura Vida Adventures offers safe personal trips to families and small groups. They focus on exploration, discovery, and adventure, by providing guided tours and instructions in hiking, canyoneering, paddling, climbing, biking, and more.
155 New Hendersonville Hwy.
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina 28768
Wayehutta is a 28-mile loop using old logging roads and rail beds. The trails are in the Roy Taylor Forest near Cullowhee, about a half-hour from downtown Bryson City. Elevation ranges from 2,500 to 4,500 feet.
Nantahala Ranger District, 90 Sloan Road
Franklin, North Carolina 28734
Adventure Village combines outdoor adventures with lodging, offering cabin rentals for couples, families, and anglers, as well as RV sites with full RV hookups, and 40 tent campsites. Located on 90 acres near Dupont State Park, Adventure Village has…
15 Adventure Ridge Road
Brevard, North Carolina 28712
Sugar Creek Gem Mine promises facet grade gemstones in every bucket of ore, and you can have your gemstone finds cut and set into jewelry on location. The Sugar Creek staff will help you pick out the best gemstones for cutting and…
3045 Tynecastle Hwy.
Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604
The WNC Ag Center is the home of the North Carolina Mountain State Fair, numerous horse and livestock functions, large scale conferences, exciting events, and trade shows. Check the WNC Ag Center web site for schedules and admission fees.
1301 Fanning Bridge Road
Fletcher, North Carolina 28732
The Carl Sandburg Home (a National Historic Site, U.S. National Park Service) has five miles of trails and gardens on 264 acres. The on-site multi-media exhibit features Carl Sandburg, "Poet of the People," and describes the Sandburg family's life.
81 Carl Sandburg Lane
Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731
Hand's On is an excellent place for children, parents and grandparents to explore and learn together. Exhibits and programs stimulate curiosity, creativity and make learning fun.
318 N. Main Street
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792
Stecoah Valley Center celebrates mountain traditions throughout the year with music programs, old-time festivals, workshops and other events that appeal to all age groups. The Center includes the Stecoah Valley Artisans Gallery which offers a unique…
121 Schoolhouse Road
Robbinsville, North Carolina 28771
Linville Caverns are conveniently located near Grandfather Mountain under Humpback Mountain in the southern high country between Marion and Linville, North Carolina. The beautiful Caverns offer an educational half-hour guided tour, as well as…
19929 US 221 North
Marion, North Carolina 28752
Kolo is a 4-mile purpose-built mountain bike trail on rolling terrain designed for all levels of riders located near downtown Asheville. Bring your own bike or rent one from Kolo.
1 Resort Dr
Asheville, North Carolina 28806