There’s something extraordinary about the mountains of North Carolina. Hike amongst the towering trees, discover hidden waterfalls, and take in the beauty these natural wonders offer. If you’re looking for the best mountain vacations in North Carolina, you came to the right place. Orchard Inn is tucked away in the sleepy town of Saluda, and it’s the perfect place for you to enjoy all the mountains have to offer. Start planning your Western North Carolina getaway today when you access our complimentary Vacation Guide!
Top 5 Reasons Why Orchard Inn Is One of the Best Mountain Vacations in North Carolina
1. The Mountain Views
What would a mountain vacation be without mountain views? Not only is Orchard Inn perched on a mountaintop, but our inn is also surrounded by stunning views of the Warrior Mountains. No matter which accommodation you choose, you’ll be able to see the scenery right out your window or private porch. Orchard Inn tip: All of our accommodations have excellent views, but the Paulownia Cottage’s patio is a guest favorite.
2. Incredible Location
Orchard Inn has everything you want in a mountain getaway, including an excellent location. Hiking and enjoying some outdoor activities are probably at the top of your list, and Orchard Inn is within driving distance from countless parks and trails. There’s even a hiking trail right on our property! Plus, we’re just 40 minutes away from Asheville. Here’s the driving distance to some of our favorite activities:
- Asheville – 40 minutes
- Pearson’s Falls – 10 minutes
- Chimney Rock State Park – 40 minutes
- The Biltmore Estate – 40 minutes
- Green River Game Lands – 20 minutes
3. Don’t You Want to Relax on Vacation?
Get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life when you stay at Orchard Inn. Our inn is tucked away in a quiet location so you can finally unplug and relax. Take your leisurely getaway to the next level when you book an appointment at our mountainside spa. Enjoy a massage before taking some time to finally get to that book you’ve been meaning to read– it’s what our porch swing is there for.
4. Accommodations for Everyone
Whether you’re traveling with family, friends, or your sweetheart, Orchard Inn has the perfect accommodations for you. Our cottages are perfect for families and groups, and one of our suites will take your romantic getaway to the next level. Our inn rooms are great for any occasion!
5. Our NC Mountain Vacation Packages
Enhance your stay with one of the best NC mountain vacation packages! Maybe you’re looking to add a little romance to your retreat. Perhaps you’re hoping to tie in an exciting adventure to your getaway. Our specials and packages will help you make the most of your stay!
Our North Carolina Adventure Package includes:
- A two-night stay in either our Twin Poplar Cottage or our Boxwood Cottage
- Your choice of adventure: The Gorge Zip-Line Canopy Adventure, Big or Little Bradley Waterfall Rappel, or Kayak on the Upper Green River
- Bottle of wine or a 6-pack of locally-brewed beer
- A picnic lunch for two
Golf, Stay, & Play Package
We have established a corporate membership at one of the best and oldest clubs in the area so that our guests can enjoy an incredible golfing experience when they book our Golf, Stay, & Play Package! Enjoy time spent on the greens at the Tyron Country Club golf course.
Our Romance Package includes:
- Two weekend nights in our Holly Cottage
- Dinner for two at our on-site fine-dining restaurant, Newman’s
- A bottle of French champagne
- Chocolate-covered strawberries
- & a couple’s massage
Special Guest Access to Bright’s Creek
We established a new partnership with Bright’s Creek that allows our guests to have special access to their golf course as well as their equestrian center for horseback riding.
Time to Book the Best Mountain Vacation in North Carolina!
There’s no place like the mountains of Western North Carolina, and there’s no place like Orchard Inn. With gorgeous views, an excellent location, onsite spa, and onsite restaurant, it doesn’t get any better. Browse our accommodations to start planning your stay. It’s time to book the best mountain vacation in North Carolina! We can’t wait to host you.