Who doesn’t love a great weekend getaway? For most of us, getting away from our lives, even if it is just for a few days, nothing lifts our mind, body, and spirit like a trip. The perfect place for your trip is North Carolina. Weekend getaways in North Carolina can be filled with so much fun and relaxation you will never want to go home. The best place for weekend getaways in North Carolina is Saluda. We at The Orchard Inn love our town and love helping our guests find amazing activities while on their weekend getaways in North Carolina. Here are some of the great things you can do while visiting our fun town.
Restaurants: While we may not have a ton of choices in restaurants, the restaurants we do have take the utmost pride in lovingly and carefully preparing the best dishes. Some restaurants we love recommending for those enjoying their weekend getaways in North Carolina are, first The Purple Onion. This amazing Mediterranean inspired eatery specializes in humanely raised proteins and locally sourced ingredients. One of the best reasons why people who are interested in weekend getaways in North Carolina come here is for their events. They have live music, wine tastings, and all sorts of fun activities. Another great restaurant is Newman’s right here at Orchard Inn. There are times that you don’t want to travel for a great meal and when you choose us, you won’t have to. Our menu changes to keep up with fresh ingredients and while you are waiting on your meal, enjoy the beautiful views of the Warrior Mountains as well as birds enjoying the bird feeders.
Outdoor Activities: When you think about weekend getaways in North Carolina, especially in Saluda, get excited about spending a lot of time outdoors. There are many interesting trails all over the area, as well as amazing waterfalls. Pack a picnic and enjoy a hike to Little Bradley Falls. This is a quick and easy hike to the 50’ falls and there are other trails that you can enjoy as well. If you are looking for a more thrilling time outside when on your weekend getaways in North Carolina, be sure to check out The Gorge. This zip line canopy tour will give you some of the most amazing views of our forests. Their signature tour is a lot of fun and will show you so much in such a short amount of time.
Shopping: Taking a stroll along Main Street is something that a lot of visitors who choose weekend getaways in North Carolina love to do. There are antique shops, art galleries, and markets all filled with wonderful things that will remind you of your trip to Saluda long after you have gone home. This is a great way to get to know our town not only today but in the past as well. Many of these shops love telling this history of Saluda and what has made it the great town it is today.
When planning weekend getaways in North Carolina, consider coming to Saluda. Our town has it all for every type of traveler. One place visitors love to stay while in Saluda is with us at The Orchard Inn. We have rooms as well as cabins to accommodate all sorts of group sizes and needs. Ready to plan your first in what will be many weekend getaways in North Carolina? Contact our amazing staff today and let us help you plan a wonderful trip to Saluda.
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