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