Area Info

Recommended Lodging

Here are some of our favorite places to stay in the Asheville area.  Tell them Brookside Guides sent you!

Chestnut Street Inn

Chestnut Street Inn

Chestnut Street Inn is a fabulous Bed and Breakfast. The 1905 grand Colonial Revival home is one of the most distinctive, fully restored homes in Asheville, NC.

The Lion and the Rose

The Lion and the Rose

A fabulous bed and breakfast in the Montford Historic District, in walking distance to downtown Asheville.

(828) 255-7673

Mountain Springs Cabins

One of our recommended Cabins & Chalets. Extremely neat, clean & charming. Very accommodating & helpful staff will keep you coming back every year!

(828) 665-1004

Asheville Cottages

Asheville Cottages

The Most Luxurious and Romantic Cottages in Asheville

(828) 712-1789


Davidson River Campground

Located in western North Carolina, 4 miles east of the town of Brevard. This campground is situated along the Davidson River. Facilities provided include fire rings, picnic tables, lantern posts, gravel tent pads, hot showers, and flush toilets. Popular activities include fishing, hiking, biking, tubing and sight-seeing. Local attractions include Looking Glass Falls, Sliding Rock, the State Fish Hatchery and the Cradle of Forestry Discovery Center.


Your guide will pick you up at your location or you can arrange to meet at an a more convenient spot.



French Broad Adventures French Broad Rafting

Explore the mountains by river on a whitewater rafting trip with French Broad Adventures, located only 24 miles from Asheville.  An experienced guide will take you on Class I to Class IV rapids, depending on which trip you choose.




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Charleston Angler

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