Things to Do

Kayak and Canoe Guide

For more information about these and other activities, contact the Asheville Chamber of Commerce at 800-257-1300. There are numerous mountain streams waiting to take you for an exciting ride. You can chose your difficulty level and cruise on either, a slow and gentle stream, or, race down some challenging rapids. Guided expeditions are available for beginners and those unfamiliar with the area, and local outfitters are ready to fit you with gear that is appropriate for your age and skill level.

Mast General Store

Authentic general store featuring quality goods, traditional clothing and custom fit shoes. Since 1883, Mast General Store has been outfitting the Appalachians with traditional mercantile goods, comfortable clothing, rugged footwear and quality outdoor gear for all mountain seasons. Discover for yourself why….. some times are just too good to leave behind, and why it is a simple pleasure to just browse throughout the store.

15 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

(828) 232-1883

Frugal Backpacker

Welcome to Frugal Backpacker! Located in scenic Asheville, NC. We specialize in vendor samples and closeouts which ensure you will always save money and never sacrifice performance or quality. Our inventory changes rapidly and new deals arrive daily!

52 Westgate Pkwy, Asheville, NC 28806 Directions


Scenic Wolf Resort

Enjoy the breathtaking views from Scenic Wolf Resort’s luxurious cabins year round! Wintertime guests enjoy skiing on 72 acres of the best mountain slopes. Spring and summer days can be spent swimming, mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, fishing, or golfing at a nearby course. Leaf season is simply amazing! 30 properties, $241-$493/night. Breathtaking views, spacious cabins, fireplaces, private hot tubs, glass-enclosed heated pool, pet friendly, free Wi-Fi, free local fun including golf, skiing, whitewater rafting, and LaZoom tour.

(855) 807-1842