What Are the Best Things to Do in Asheville, NC, in November?

As cooler weather approaches, it’s time to picture your next fall getaway. If the image in your head involves vibrantly colored hilltops, crisp autumn air, and more small-town charm than you can probably handle, you’re in luck! Asheville has all of the above and more! Before you plan your trip, don’t forget to check out our artfully crafted Vacation Guide. Our guide is free to use and is full of Asheville’s best restaurants, attractions, and seasonal events, making it the perfect tool for sculpting an unforgettable getaway! Learn about all the things to do in Asheville, NC, in November.

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Things to Do in Asheville, NC, in November

Downtown Asheville

Downtown Asheville is an enchanting place to spend a day in November. The mild weather makes strolling past streetside boutiques and unique restaurants the perfect daytime activity. Stop in for a cup of coffee at Green Sage or pick up a used book at Battery Park Book Exchange. There’s so much to discover in downtown Asheville. You could spend an entire day just exploring! 

River Arts District Studio Stroll

The first, largest, and most walkable tour of working artists’ studios in the region, the studio stroll in Asheville’s River Arts District features homemade gifts that are one-of-a-kind. It takes place in 19 historic buildings along the French Broad River! Take the studio stroll to view artists’ demonstrations and participate in hands-on activities throughout the weekend.

Spas in Asheville, NC

What’s the most relaxing thing to do in Asheville, NC? We have the perfect answer. Asheville is home to a number of elegant day spas that are guaranteed to ease your body, mind, and spirit. Enjoy a couples massage or a facial, and then explore the rest of Asheville with a renewed sense of vitality! The Orchard Inn’s on-site spa has everything you need.

Christmas at Biltmore

Get into the Christmas spirit at the Biltmore Estate. The house is filled with a warm glow of firelight and candlelight. It is accented with delicate ornaments and priceless treasures. Thousands of twinkling lights illuminate the evergreens in the front lawn of the Biltmore House. Stroll the gardens and explore the countless rooms. There’s something new around every corner! The Christmas season in Asheville is unforgettable! 

Asheville Breweries

You can’t say you’ve experienced Asheville without stopping by one of the world-class breweries that the town harbors. There’s no better way to spend a fall day! Wicked Weed and Asheville Brewing Co. are two of our favorites. Stop by for one of their flagship brews or enjoy delicious food in the company of your friends! 

Taste of Asheville 

This is Asheville’s premier culinary event. It’s an evening of food, wine and beer tasting with 40+ restaurants, wine sponsors and local brewers. It’s always a sold-out event! This is one of our favorite things to do in Asheville NC.

Where to Stay in Asheville, NC

orchard inn nature trailNow that you know how to fill your time in Asheville, it’s time to find the perfect place to stay. Orchard Inn is just 40 minutes outside the city, so you get the perfect balance of city energy and the calm of the mountains. Get a front-row seat to the beauty of Asheville, NC, in November when you book the Mountain View Suite West. Who knew mountain living could be this comfortable? Stay warm with the room’s private fireplace and heated floors and wake up to sweeping views of the rolling Appalachian landscape. An unforgettable getaway is just one click away! Browse our accommodations today. 

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