6 of the Best Western North Carolina Wineries

Vacation is the time for relaxation, so why not go wine tasting during your stay at Orchard Inn? We have a handful of Western North Carolina wineries to recommend. Go on a wine tour of our area or pick the one that sounds best and spend a few hours there. Then, get a bottle or […]

Embark on a Flavorful Adventure with Taste of Asheville

As foodies, we can all agree that dining out for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is one of the best parts of a vacation. When you stay at Orchard Inn, traveling to Asheville for a delicious meal or two is an absolute must. There are so many great restaurants in the city that you’ll want to […]

CiderFest NC is the Best Way to Enjoy Local Hard Cider

Fall in Western North Carolina is one of the most breathtaking times of the year. Colorful leaves adorn the trees, the air is crisp and perfect for sweaters, and hiking becomes a favorite pastime. The autumn season also brings in many fall festivals and events to the area like CiderFest NC! The area around Orchard […]

Why You Need to Visit the Saluda Farmers Market This Year

We love our mountain summers for many reasons, but one of our favorites is all the fresh fruits and vegetables the season brings. We always use the freshest, local ingredients that are in season at our restaurant, Newman’s. You can get the best fruits and veggies in town at the Saluda Farmers Market!  What You’ll […]

Experience the Sierra Nevada Brewery Tour in Asheville

Asheville, North Carolina is known for its beer, and for good reason! When you visit the city, there’s a craft brewery around every corner. Located on your way to Asheville from Orchard Inn, the Sierra Nevada Brewery in NC has made a name for itself nationally. You’ve probably seen their brews in the grocery store […]

Parker-Binns Vineyard: A Hidden Gem of North Carolina Wine Country

Did you know that the mountains of Western North Carolina produce exceptional wines? During your stay at Orchard Inn, hit the Tryon Foothills Wine Trail to experience it. One of our favorite stops along the trail is Parker-Binns Vineyard. As soon as you enter, you’ll feel like family. The wines are great here, too! About […]

Everything You Need to Know About North Carolina Hard Cider

The state of North Carolina thrives in the beauty of fall, so it’s no surprise that fall drinks are a top priority here. During your stay at Orchard Inn, make it a priority to try some North Carolina hard cider. This hard cider is fresh, delicious, and full of local flavor. 3 of the Best […]

3 of the Best Asheville Moonshine Distilleries You Need to Tour

When you think of drinking in Asheville, North Carolina, you probably think of the plethora of craft beer from their outstanding breweries. But did you know that there are plenty of amazing Asheville moonshine distilleries, too? When most people hear “moonshine,” they picture Prohibition-era mountain men dodging the law in the backwoods of our mountains. […]

Here Is Why Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards Is One of the Best Wineries

Wine and vacation go hand in hand. Relaxing with a glass of vino in your hand is the perfect way to forget about the stresses of everyday life! If you’d like to try some local wine during your stay at Orchard Inn, we recommend visiting Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards. Sit outdoors on a nice day […]

Explore the Polk County Wine Trail

When you’re on vacation, you deserve to relax. There’s nothing better than taking a break with a glass of wine in your hand! During your stay at Orchard Inn, try one of these wineries near Polk County. Whether you are on a romantic getaway or a weekend with the girls, it’s the perfect way to […]