5 Reasons Why You Should Spend Easter in Western NC This Year

After spending so much of your winter indoors, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the fresh mountain air! Start a new tradition this year and celebrate Easter in Western NC! The weather is gorgeous this time of year, and spring brings its beautiful blooming flowers. You can even enjoy a delicious Easter brunch at our on-site restaurant! We recommend sitting on the outdoor patio so that you can take in the mountain views as well. 

5 of the Best Reasons to Spend Easter in Western NC 

1. The Mountain Views Are Incredible in the Spring 

As you wind your way through the mountains to reach our bed and breakfast, you’ll be amazed by the beautiful colors of spring. Lush green foliage begins to paint the sky, and birds fly overhead singing beautiful songs, welcoming you to Saluda. It’s the perfect time of year to get outside and go hiking! 

2. Saluda Will Be in Full Bloom 

Due to soil diversity, climate, and well-drained earth, the flowers bloom well in Western NC! During your visit, expect to see some of the area’s native flowers and foliage, such as:

  • Wood Anemone
  • Crested Iris
  • Swamp Milkweed
  • Rhododendron 
  • Wild Ginger
  • Galax
  • Trillium
  • & more!

Check out this Asheville Wildflower Blooms Schedule for more information on when and where to see the best blooms! 

3. Enjoy Easter Brunch at Newman’s Restaurant 

Each year, we like to host an Easter Brunch Event for guests and locals to enjoy at our on-site restaurant, Newman’s! In the past, we offered mouthwatering menu items ranging from slow-braised Angus beef bourguignon with golden potatoes, porcini mushrooms, baguette, and asparagus to peppercorn pork ribeye steak with roasted garlic whipped potatoes, asparagus, and demi-glace. Who knows what will be on the menu this year? 

4. Book a Spa Service to Relax 

If you’re planning to stay for a few days, consider booking a relaxing facial or massage at our on-site spa. Unwind with a Hibiscus Purifying Facial, Couples Massage, or Hot Stone Massage. Squeeze in some much-deserved R&R before you return home from your mountain retreat! If you would like to make an appointment at our spa, please call us at (828) 749-5471, and we will happily book it for you.

5. Stay in Beautiful Accommodations at The Orchard Inn 

By now, you’re probably ready to make your plans and spend Easter in Western NC! Make the most of your weekend getaway when you stay at The Orchard Inn. Choose between uniquely adorned rooms, suites, and cottages! Each accommodation features one-of-a-kind furnishings and decorations, as well as beautiful mountain scenery. Each morning, you can wake up to the sound of birds singing, the smell of coffee brewing, and breathtaking views from every direction. 

Start planning your spring getaway and book an Easter stay with us! 

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