We Know the Ultimate Getaway from Raleigh, NC to Saluda, NC

Whether you’re searching for a weeklong vacation, a work-from-home destination, or a weekend reprieve, Saluda is the perfect escape! With plenty of outdoor exploration, tranquil lodging, and delicious dining, you’ll want to keep coming back every year. Ready to plan your Raleigh, NC to Saluda, NC getaway? Explore your travel options and a few of our favorite things below.

Driving to Saluda ūüöó

4 hr (255.6 mi) via I-85 S | Directions

If you don’t mind a drive, Saluda is just a short drive from Raleigh, NC! Want to add to the experience? Stop in Charlotte for lunch and/or shopping. We recommend eating at The Cowfish – Sushi Burger Bar. It has the best of both worlds, so seafood and meat lovers will both be satisfied. It’s also located next to the Village at SouthPark, which boasts stores like Lululemon, Belk, Nordstrom, and more!

Flying to Saluda ‚úąÔłŹ

Flights Raleigh to Asheville

If you have some frequent flyer miles to burn, flying to Saluda is also an option. Flights from Raleigh drop you into the middle of the action in Asheville, which is perfect if you want to hit both during your getaway. From Asheville, Saluda is only about 40 min away! So rent a car and enjoy the scenic drive to your Inn accommodations.

Things to Do in Saluda

Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Saluda, NC! Visit our Things to Do page to see more.

Reset in Nature


Get Away from the Stresses of Everyday Life

  • Take a scenic drive on the¬†Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Indulge in your passion for¬†photography
  • Sit on our porch swing and read a book outside
  • Take a yoga class with a view of our¬†new spa

Enjoy the City of Asheville



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Orchard Inn Lodging

Enjoy the beauty of Saluda with our WNC accommodations. Our Inn offers stunning views, tranquil spaces, and gourmet breakfast. Choose from our cozy inn rooms, private mountain cottages, and mountainview suites. From romantic getaways to family vacations, we have the accommodations for everyone!