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.
Moses Cone Estate is a 13,000-sq. ft. house built by Moses H. Cone on 3,600 acres. It's located at milepost 294 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The estate is managed by the National Park Service and has a Craft Center.
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 292-295
Boone, North Carolina 28605
The Cradle of Forestry provides a snap shot of life at America's first school of Forestry. Walk along the Forest Festival Trail complete with a restored 1915 logging locomotive. Take a ride with firefighters aboard a helicopter on their way to...
11250 Pisgah Highway (US 276)
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina 28768
Tweetsie Rail Road Wild West Theme Park operates two powerful steam locomotives so children and families can let their imaginations run wild and discover all sorts of fun - as cowboys, Indians or engineers - or get up close and personal with…
300 Tweetsie Railroad Road
Blowing Rock, North Carolina 28605
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
Qualla Arts & Craft Mutual offers authentic, handmade Cherokee arts and crafts, including weaponry, dramatic masks, wedding jugs, decorative beadwork, finger weaving, and wood and stone carving. Founded in 1946 to preserve and advance Cherokee…
645 Tsali Blvd.
Cherokee, North Carolina 28719
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
Mountain Play Lodge is an indoor play and party center offering large inflatables, soft play and playhouses (complete with toys and costumes) for children up to 12 years of age.
3389 Sweeten Creek Road
Asheville, North Carolina 28704
PaddleFish Basecamp provides sea kayaking tours, hiking excursions, and multi-day expeditions in the Great Smoky Mountains. Two hour, half-day, full-day and multi-day trips are available. No experience is necessary. All ages welcome.
59 Depot Street
Bryson City, North Carolina 28713