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35 Family Fun Kids Activities in Asheville, North Carolina

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35 Family Fun Kids Activities in Asheville, North Carolina

Introduction - Asheville offers a ton of kid-friendly things to do, ranging from STEM-learning activities to gardens full of native plants and...

 

Take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Activity 1 - Known for its scenic beauty, the Blue Ridge Parkway starts outside Asheville and goes to Virginia. The parkway is America’s...

 

Search for waterfalls at Dupont State Recreational Forest

Activity 2 - Every outdoor lover’s dream, Dupont State Recreational Forest features 10,000 acres of land and 86 miles of hiking trails. The...

 

Enjoy the outdoors at Pisgah National Forest

Activity 3 - Home to the first forestry school, Pisgah National Forest is also the site of two of the first designated wilderness...

 
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Explore the Biltmore Estate

Activity 4 - Did you know the largest home in the United States is located in Asheville, North Carolina? This is just one...

 

Take family photos while you’re in Asheville

Activity 5 - Asheville and the surrounding area offer so much natural beauty that it is the perfect location for a family photo...

 

Explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Activity 6 - The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a must-visit when spending time in western North Carolina. One of the best...

 

Take a helicopter tour of the Blue Ridge Parkway

Activity 7 - What better activity for family things to do in Asheville, NC, than taking a helicopter tour over the Blue Ridge...

 

Reach the top of Chimney Rock State Park

Activity 8 - Hike to the top of the 500-million-year-old Chimney Rock to reach the beautiful vantage point overlooking Hickory Nut Gorge. Families...

 

Take a garden tour at The North Carolina Arboretum

Activity 9 - Explore the diverse Southern Appalachian Mountains at the 434-acre campus of The North Carolina Arboretum. This lovely arboretum includes developed...

 

Learn the town's history on the Asheville Urban Trail

Activity 10 - Perfect for your Asheville family vacation, the Asheville Urban Trail is a 1.7-mile self-guided trail through the historic sections of...

 

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