It’s so important to take time to enjoy life! We all get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Don’t forget to slow down, use your PTO, and take a vacation every once in a while. Even if it’s just for the weekend. If you’re searching for the perfect getaway from Johnson City, TN, look no further. In Saluda, NC, The Orchard Inn sets the scene for an unforgettable experience that will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated!
Read on to learn more about why you should consider visiting Western North Carolina! Then, be sure to request a free copy of our Vacation Guide for more local insight that will help you plan the ultimate getaway.
4 of the Best Reasons Why The Orchard Inn Is One of the Best Getaways from Johnson City, TN
1. It’s a Short Drive Away
Travel Time: 1 hour and 35 minutes
If you’re traveling to The Orchard Inn from Johnson City, TN, you’ll be happy to know the route is relatively easy. Just hop on I-26 E and take the interstate all the way to Polk County. You’ll be in Saluda, NC, in no time. Just follow the directions.
2. The City of Asheville Is Nearby
One of the best parts about staying at The Orchard Inn in Saluda, NC, is that you’ll be surrounded by mountains, trees, and singing birds, but you’ll also be within driving distance of the city! Asheville is a lively cultural center that is home to so many fun things to do. Here are a few suggestions:
- Visit the Asheville Botanical Gardens
- Explore the Asheville River Arts District
- Grab a drink at a local brewery
- Peruse unique wares at antique shops
- Enjoy al fresco dining at a restaurant with outdoor dining
- Buy a new book at a local bookstore
- & more
3. You’ll Be Immersed in Nature
Get outside and enjoy the crisp mountain air. There is so much waiting for your discovery, such as waterfalls, unparalleled vistas, and unspoiled nature. Whether you’re itching for an adventure of a lifetime or hoping to engage in a relaxing, meditative activity, you’re in for a treat.
- Go hiking
- Saddle up and go horseback riding
- Find a spot to watch the sunrise or sunset
- Go mountain biking
- Reel in a great catch while fly fishing
- & more
4. The Food Is Incredible
Ask any of our guests what their favorite part about staying with us might be, and many will mention the food! Each morning, you’ll be treated to a gourmet breakfast that includes delectable menu items such as homemade oatmeal, eggs made to order, and specialty coffee drinks.
If you choose to make a dinner reservation at our on-site restaurant, Newman’s, you will be treated to a fine dining experience. Our farm-to-table menu features dishes that are prepared with locally sourced ingredients.
We recommend dining outside so that you can enjoy the magnificent views of the mountains from our outdoor dining terrace!
Book Your Dream Weekend Getaway
Now that you understand what makes The Orchard Inn the best destination for a weekend getaway from Johnson City, TN, it’s time to browse our accommodations and book your stay! Take advantage of our outstanding amenities, cozy lodging options, and on-site dining. You’ll have everything you need for a memorable vacation! Many of our guests rave about our delicious, gourmet breakfasts. To top it all off, you’ll witness stunning mountain views from every angle.
We can’t wait to host you!