Asheville is known to attract visitors from all over! This gorgeous city set amidst the towering Blue Ridge Mountains boasts everything from an ever-growing culinary scene to incredible art and craftsmanship. For some, staying in the city can feel exhausting. That is why The Orchard Inn in Saluda, NC, is the best getaway near Asheville! Stay in a beautiful mountain retreat that is less than 40 minutes from downtown.
Read on to learn more about what makes our charming B&B such an amazing destination. Then, request a free copy of our Vacation Guide for more local insight on all the best things to do in Western North Carolina!
5 Reasons The Orchard Inn in Saluda, NC, Is the Best Getaway Near Asheville
1. The Views Are Unparalleled from Every Angle
Wake up every morning to views of the North Carolina mountains towering amidst lush forests and beautiful blue skies. Regardless of the time of year, you’ll be surrounded by the beauty of nature when you stay on our property. We even have a nature trail nearby that guests can explore!
2. The Food Is Absolutely Divine
Our on-site restaurant, Newman’s, is a local favorite. Join us for a delicious, carefully crafted dinner featuring unique dishes and incredible wine pairings. Additionally, guests are treated to a delightful breakfast every morning. To top it off, you’ll have stunning vistas of the mountains to admire. Dine on our porch, and you’ll be able to see the Warrior Mountains to the east. There’s no better way to start your day off than with a cup of coffee and breathtaking scenery.
3. There Is So Much to Do
As you can imagine, staying in the mountains means that you’ll be near some great outdoor activities and exciting attractions. Some of our favorite things to do include:
- Enjoy the great outdoors with Green River Adventures
- Spend time at the Biltmore Estate
- Peruse local pottery studios for exciting gifts and souvenirs
- Couples can enhance their stay with a romance package
- Embark on an adventure on the best mountain biking trails
- Go horseback riding in the mountains
- & so much more!
4. Asheville Is Nearby
Distance: 35.5 miles | Travel Time: 38 minutes
The inn is just a short drive away from all the fantastic restaurants, attractions, and shopping in downtown Asheville. For a more scenic route, you can even take the Blue Ridge Parkway into the city. Keep in mind that this will up the travel time to almost an hour.
5. The Accommodations Are Cozy
Our inn is one of the best getaways near Asheville because we offer luxurious lodging and outstanding amenities in a cozy environment. Each room, suite, and cottage is uniquely appointed, features beautiful views, and offers ample space and comfort. Make yourself at home, and you’ll find that there’s little reason to leave once you’re all settled in. Don’t hesitate another second; check our availability today to start planning your visit to the Western North Carolina mountains!