It’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We often forget to slow down and take some time for ourselves. Consider gifting yourself a refreshing getaway near Asheville, NC, this Labor Day weekend! Western North Carolina is the perfect destination to spend time in the mountains, embarking on adventures, and relaxing in nature.
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5 of the Best Ways to Spend Labor Day Weekend near Asheville, NC
1. Embark on an Outdoor Adventure
Adventure awaits in the great outdoors in Western North Carolina! Explore densely forested trails, witness roaring waterfalls, and take in the breathtaking scenery. Here are some of our favorite outdoor activities to consider:
- Go for a hike in the mountains
- Saddle up for a horseback ride
- Pedal along mountain biking trails
- Cast your line while fly fishing
2. Get out on the Water
Make a splash and enjoy the cool and refreshing water on a hot summer day. There are ample opportunities for watersports and relaxing dips in the river in Western NC. Consider some of the following suggestions:
- Kayaking in Western NC
- Tubing down the river
- Explore nearby waterfalls
3. Enjoy Dinner with a View
There’s nothing more relaxing than enjoying a delicious meal paired with exquisite views. After a long day exploring the mountains, take a load off and treat yourself at a restaurant with a farm-to-table menu and a glass of wine. Here are some of our favorite local restaurants with outdoor seating:
- Newman’s Restaurant at The Orchard Inn
- The Sunset Terrace at The Omni Grove Park Inn
- Carmel’s Kitchen and Bar
- Courtyard Market at The Biltmore Estate
4. Indulge in Ultimate Relaxation
It’s so important to let yourself unwind from time to time. Reward yourself for all your hard work with a relaxing spa day. The Orchard Inn offers an impressive selection of spa services ranging from massages and facials to skin treatments and waxing:
- Hibiscus Purifying Facial
- Beach Almond Firming Facial
- Papaya Enzyme Exfoliating Facial
- Signature Massage
- Couples Massage
- Hot Stone Massage
5. Stay at The Orchard Inn
Are you ready to spend Labor Day weekend near Asheville, NC, this year? Then, book your stay at The Orchard Inn! Our charming mountain retreat offers a variety of accommodation types perfect for any trip. Choose from inn rooms, suites, and cottages! Additionally, you’ll wake up to a delicious gourmet breakfast and freshly roasted coffee every single morning. Browse our accommodations and book the vacation of a lifetime today.
We can’t wait to host you!