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150 Fairview Forest Drive, Fairview NC, 28730
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There’s Lots to Do

Asheville NC is a beautiful location for a relaxing getaway. A stay here at The Cove at Fairview will top it off with outstanding accommodations, fair rates, and top notch service.  We are 15 minutes from The Biltmore House and from Downtown Asheville. After a busy day of sightseeing and exploring the local area, come back to our quaint vacation rentals for a relaxing evening. 

We have special rates and packages for your stay. We will accommodate a number of people if needed. Please feel free to call us and make your reservation today. Nothing beats our tranquil Asheville NC rental cabins for a relaxing vacation in one of the most gorgeous locations. We look forward to being your hosts with our one of a kind vacation homes here at The Cove at Fairview.

 

Art Galleries/ Museum

Visit the Asheville Art Museum, located at Pack Square.  Blue Spiral is a gallery downtown.  The Folk Art Center, located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, has a historic craft museum and a store featuring the works of North Carolina artisans.

 

The Biltmore Estate
www.biltmore.com

Tour the house, view the grounds & visit the winery.  Visit after 4:00 for a free second day visit the next day, (admission to house second day only). On the first day, tour the winery, visit the grounds, and dine out.  Restaurants on the Estate grounds range from casual to fine dining.   

The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad is a historical display and is included with admission. Tickets can be upgraded for the Candlelight Tour (subject to availability in Nov & Dec).  (Prices change seasonally).

 

The Blue Ridge Parkway
http://www.blueridgeparkway.org/

We are only 10 minutes from an entrance to The Blue Ridge Parkway at Mile Marker 384.7.  We recommend going North on the Parkway to hikes with mountain overlooks.  (The Mile Markers descend as you go north).  Go North to Craggy Gardens (Mile Marker 364.4) or Mt. Mitchell (Mile Marker 355.4), which is the highest peak in the Eastern USA.  Craggy Gardens is a 1.4 mile hike, and Mt. Mitchell is ¼ mile to the top!

Not feeling like a hike?  Drive North to check out the views at overlooks; including, Haw Creek Overlook at Mile Marker 380, Craven Gap Overlook at 377.4, and Tanbark Overlook at 376.4.

We recommend going South on the Parkway to hikes with waterfalls.   Graveyard Fields (Mile Marker 418) is beautiful hike, which has small waterfalls at the beginning of the hike and Upper Falls, another waterfall, later down the trail.  3-4 Mile hike.

The parkway closes during inclement weather, please call  828-298-5330 or stop by the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center (Mile Marker 384) for more information. 

 

Family Friendly

Take the kids to Gem Mining at Chimney Rock Gem Mine or Randell Glen Gem Mine.   Go to Fun Depot for Go Carts, Mini-Golf, Laser Tag, Batting Cages, Bumper Cars & Arcades.  For a small fee, go to the WNC Nature Center to see bear, otters, wolves, and more animals.  Visit the North Carolina Arboretum – this family-friendly facility features elaborate gardens, wooded trails, educational displays, a Bonsai Exhibition Garden, a gift shop, and a café.  In the summer, go to Sliding Rock, a natural rock waterslide.

 

Festivals/ Festivities

LEAF is an outstanding music and Arts festival with two locations (downtown Asheville and nearby Black Mountain). LEAF has a fee.  The Drum Circle happens Friday Nights at Pritchard Park during warmer weather.  Bring a drum, dance, or just enjoy watching the festivities.   Shindig on the Green features free folk and bluegrass music, as well as clogging. 

There are many more festivals and local festivities!

 

Golf

There are many places to play Golf in the Asheville Area.  Play at Broadmoor Golf Course, a well-known links style course, Apple Valley Course or Bald Mountain Course at Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure.  Asheville Municipal Golf Course is a Donald Ross course less than 15 minutes away.  The course at Reems Creek Country Club has Scottish influence. 

 

Historical Attractions

Visit the Thomas Wolfe Memorial and tour the childhood home of this famous author.  Visit the Carl Sandburg Hometour the home, hike the grounds, and meet the dairy goat herd.  Visit the Vance Birthplace and tour the birthplace of this politician and public servant. 

 

Live Music

The Grey Eagle, Stella Blue, The Orange Peel, & Tressas are great places to hear live music. The Mountain Xpress is a free local weekly paper that lists all music acts.  Available on-line

 

Outdoor Adventures

Our guests enjoy the following outdoor adventures:  boating, canoeing on the French Broad River, fishing,  hiking to waterfalls or mountain views, horseback riding, hot-air ballooning, mountain biking, skiing, snow tubing, tubing, white water rafting, & zip-lining.  Contact us for more information on these outdoor adventures.

 

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Restaurants

These Restaurants are in Fairview: Piazza (wood fired pizza), Local Joint (great brunch & sandwiches), Nachos & Beer (Californian Style Mexican Food), and Angelos (country cooking).

There are many great restaurants in Asheville but here are some of our favorites, as well as a couple of restaurant guides. 12 Bones – have ribs & scrumptious sides for lunch or take-out.  Bouchon– French comfort food. The Early Girl Eatery – delicious Southern dishes. Tupelo Honey – Southern Cooking with an Uptown Twist.

We can help you provide a gift basket/ cheese tray for you or your loved one’s arrival. Also, there is a wide variety of catering options.

Dining Guides

 

Shopping

Visit Biltmore Village and shop in these upscale boutiques near the Biltmore Estate. Visit the Grove Arcadeshop & dine in this historic building downtown. There are many great stores downtown, including Tops for Shoes and Mast General Store.

 

Spa Services:

Relax in luxury at Secret Spa or enjoy a first class facial at Virtu.  These are two of the many great spas in the area. Arrange a massage in your rental home for a reasonable fee.  See the Packages Page for more information on massage in-house.  

 

All prices subject to change; some availability is seasonal.