Local Attractions near Cloud 9 in Asheville, NC

Biltmore Estate

1 Approach Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
US 25 just north of I-40 – 20 minutes from Cloud 9 Farm

North Carolina’s beloved “castle on the hill” resides on an 8000-acre estate that includes beautiful gardens and woodlands and an award-winning winery (the nation’s most visited). The magnificent 250-room mansion itself is the largest private residence in the country and offers a self-guided tour that could easily last for hours.

A group of people walk in front of a grand, historic building with ornate architecture under a clear blue sky.
A scenic view of a mountain range with tree-covered hills, layers of mountains fading into the distance, under a moody, cloudy sky.

Blue Ridge Parkway

Asheville, NC
At Hwy 74-A, Milepost 382 – 10 minutes from Cloud 9 Farm

It’s not a destination, but rather an experience. Considered “America’s most scenic drive”, the Blue Ridge Parkway consists of 469 miles of natural beauty, including mountain views, hiking trails, and picnic sites. Seasonal changes along the Parkway are very dramatic. Parkway intersects Asheville at US 25, 70, 74A and NC 191. There is a visitor’s “Destination” center that shows the history of the parkway and the Folk Art Center just within a mile or two as you enter going north from Hwy 74. The highest peak on the east coast, Mt. Mitchell is just a 45 min drive north once you enter the Parkway.

Asheville Breweries

Beer lovers’ will be on Cloud 9 in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC with the more than 17 breweries and micro-breweries within walking distance of our town, just 15 minutes away from here.

Brown glass bottles on an automated conveyor belt in a beverage bottling factory.

Chimney Rock National Park
Chimney Rock, NC 28720
Hwy 64/74A – 25 minutes east of Cloud 9 Farm

Experience the beauty and breadth of the Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounding waterfalls. Visitors can navigate the network of trails or use the 26-story elevator to reach the top of the rock to enjoy the 75-mile view. A short walk away is a 404-foot waterfall.

Cloud 9 Farm
There are plenty of activities to enjoy right here on the farm: hiking, biking, watching over the farm, swimming in Peterson Pond, and picking blueberries.

Visit our Things To Do on Cloud 9 Farm page for more info.

Downtown Asheville

The downtown is alive 7 nights a week with live music, micro-breweries and diverse ethnic restaurants. Asheville has a growing reputation as one of the more progressive alternative health communities. Relax with one of the many healing modalities available at local spas. There are many city-sponsored festivals like “Shindig on the Green” every Saturday night in the summer.

Urban Trail is a self-guided tour of the eclectic architecture of Asheville, where most of the buildings were built between 1890 – 1929 or try a Trolley Tour.

Visit the Downtown Asheville website or check out the Explore Asheville, Official Visitor’s Guide

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