The Carl Sandburg Home NHS and the Flat Rock Playhouse are two of the areas’s most well known attractions and offer a wonderful variety of cultural activities.

The Biltmore Estate is a great day excursion for exploring the grounds and famous Vanderbilt summer home.

The Thomas Wolfe Home Memorial in nearby Asheville draws fans of the American literary giant.

In the surrounding mountains, visitors can enjoy a picturesque drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Nearby points of interest include the Southern Highland Folk Art Center, the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, Mount Mitchell State Park, Mount Pisgah, and many other scenic areas.

Hiking trails and waterfalls abound in Pisgah National Forest and Dupont State Forest. Recommendations can be provided for a special adventure of rafting, rock climbing or caving.

Historic Flat Rock and Historic Downtown Hendersonville both offer a great way to spend a relaxing afternoon with shops and restaurants.

Additional information on area attractions (pdf)
Hikes and Other Adventures around Bonclarken (pdf)
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