Hot Springs Rafting Co.: a family owned company dedicated to custom, personal trips, and giving you the exact river experience you’re looking for.

Sandy Bottom Trail Rides: Asheville’s premier horseback riding destination.

Addison Farms Vineyard: a family owned and operated vineyard, winery, and tasting room, located in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains.

Hot Springs Resort & Spa: enjoy natural hot mineral waters, heated deep within the earth and piped into modern outdoor Jacuzzi type hot tubs.

Appalachian Oasis: enjoy a spa day, massage therapy, and a delicious feast prepared by a private chef.

Hiking at Max Patch: pick up directions, picnic and hiking supplies at the Trust General Store.

St. Jude's Chapel

St. Jude's Chapel

St. Jude’s Chapel for Meditating: beautiful tiny church built by a recovered cancer patient, honors St. Jude the patron of lost causes. Just a stone’s throw from Trust General Store & Cafe.

Briar Rose Working Farm Tour: listed in Southern Living Magazine as one of the best “Farm Stays” in the North Carolina Mountains.

Skeet Shooting at Fowler Farms

Artisun Gallery and Marketplace

Plemmon’s Trout Farm: for picnicking or fishing.

Spring Creek: for fishing, snake catching, or wading.

Max Patch Pond for fishing: pick up your licenses and bait at the Trust General Store.

Things To Do Near Hot Springs, North Carolina

Named for the hot mineral springs located there, Hot Springs is located at the junction of the French Broad River and the Appalachian Trail. Surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest, it is a haven for those seeking outdoor adventure, healing and relaxation, a romantic getaway, or family vacation.

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Things to do in Asheville, North Carolina

The Asheville area, named a must-see destination by Frommer’s, boasts a thriving arts community, diverse outdoor adventures, a vibrant and inviting downtown, numerous historic and architectural attractions, and unique shopping options.

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