We all know a dad who does it all. He goes out of his way to take care of everyone else, but he never takes time for himself. Treat him to a relaxing vacation that he will love when you plan the perfect dad’s getaway to Western NC this year! Whether he enjoys spending time exploring the great outdoors or he’s more of a golf enthusiast, he’s going to love visiting the Blue Ridge Mountains.
For even more suggestions for your getaway, don’t forget to check out our free Vacation Guide!
The Perfect Dad’s Getaway to Western NC for Every Dad
For the Outdoorsman
If your dad is more of an adventurer, then he’s going to love Western North Carolina. There’s no shortage of outdoor activities, from hiking in the mountains to fly fishing in the river. Here are some of our favorite outdoor adventures:
- Explore Green River Game Lands
- Go horseback riding in the mountains
- Hike some of the best nature trails
- Go mountain biking on beautiful trails
- Make a splash while whitewater rafting
- Visit some inspiring waterfalls
For the Creative Type
Is your dad more of the creative type? Don’t worry. There are plenty of opportunities to find artistic inspiration in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether he’s a photographer or interested in the local art scene, you’re in luck! Consider some of these suggestions:
- Find the best places for photography
- Visit a music venue in Asheville
- Peruse the River Arts District
- Check out a local museum
- Search for the perfect pottery
For the Golf Enthusiast
The Asheville area is home to some of the best golf courses in the Southeast! Take your dad out to tee off and practice his swing at some of the following golf courses:
Travel Tip: As a guest of the Orchard Inn, you get to benefit from our golf vacation package. You will be able to play 18 holes at Tyron Country Club for only $50 per round, including cart fee, or $35 for nine holes.
For the Foodie
For the man who loves to eat, Western North Carolina will not disappoint. Take dad out to dinner or to a local brewery for some of the most delicious food and tastiest craft beer. Aside from dining at Newman’s Restaurant at The Orchard Inn, here are some of our favorite places to eat and grab a drink:
- Rhubarb in Asheville
- The Admiral in Asheville
- Dining in the Biltmore Village
- New Belgium Brewing
- Wicked Weed Brewing
Make the Most of Your Western NC Getaway at The Orchard Inn
Now that you know everything about planning the perfect dad’s getaway to Western NC, it’s time to find your base camp. From our outstanding features and amenities to our onsite restaurant, you’ll have everything you need for a memorable vacation when you stay at The Orchard Inn. Wake up to a gourmet breakfast each morning at our onsite restaurant, Newman’s. Don’t forget to ask us for recommendations on our favorite things to do while you’re here. Browse our accommodations and book your stay today!