Go Beyond The Scenery With Thousands Of Exciting And Fun Things To Do In Asheville, NC

Whether you’re wandering through the gardens of Biltmore, sampling a craft brewer’s latest concoction, shopping til you drop or taking in a live concert, all while surrounded by majestic mountains, Asheville is a treasure trove of must-visit attractions and things to do. At The Buyer’s Agent, our team is Asheville’s biggest cheerleader. Comprised of fellow natives, what you get from us goes beyond a home guide or a welcome packet. We’ll give you the scoop on all the best neighborhoods, the tastiest restaurants, community events, local schools, and more.

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Outdoors & Nature

There is no question that outdoor adventures in Asheville are seemingly endless. Whitewater raft the tidal waters of Asheville’s many rivers or take a swim in the refreshing waterfalls. For more land-based pursuits, enjoy mountain biking, hiking, outdoor trips, zip lining, horseback riding, and experiencing the highest mountain peaks in the Eastern U.S.

Things to do - arts & culture

Arts & Culture

From performing arts to art galleries, there is a dizzying array of Asheville arts and culture to explore, featuring hundreds of fine artists, performing arts venues, museums, folk artists and a never ending list of art related events.


Whether you’re searching for a great bargain on a favorite brand or digging around for a unique must-have gift, you’ll find it—and so much more. We have a diverse mix of shopping malls, along with specialty clothing, jewelry, toy and children’s shops. We recommend hitting up Grove Arcade; a shopping and dining destination all in one spot!


Asheville has a thriving and vibrant nightlife between the vast number of breweries (Yes, there is even a Brews Cruise!), restaurants,street musicians and the popular long-running drum circle. The live music scene is also extremely impressive for a city of this size and is a recommended must to check out.

Asheville nightlife

Nearby Towns

Take a break from the norm and slow down time by visiting 3 nearby quaint towns. Just 15 miles away is Black Mountain where you can enjoy their old time Southern hospitality, around the corner is Weaverville that holds a population of less than 2,500 and if you’re a history buff, wander a little ways out of town to Hendersonville, Waynesville, or Brevard.


Incorporated as a premier health resort in the 1890s, Asheville got a rep in the 1920s as a must-see destination for the rich and famous. Today, step back in time and experience George Vanderbilt’s 250-room Biltmore House, the 1840 Smith-McDowell House-Museum, the Thomas Wolfe Memorial and much more.

Asheville Biltmore House