Hiking

Waterfall within 7 miles of cabinsBradley Falls
Holbert’s Cove, Saluda NC

Just 7 miles from our log cabins in Saluda are the beautiful Bradley Falls – Big Bradley and Little Bradley.

Hiking trails, rushing river, spectacular waterfalls and gorge. Trails are rustic, but proper attire is recommended. Some trails and especially the rocks near the falls can be dangerous, so please use caution and do not climb on the rocks or too near to the falls. There is a parking area on the right, 3.2 miles from Saluda, exit 59 off I-26, Holbert’s Cove Road.

Foothills Equestrian Nature Center
Hunting Country Road, Tryon NC
(828)859-9021

Hiking and horseback riding trails, bird walks, nature center, pond with boardwalk and picnic area. 320 acre nature preserve. Equestrian events, concerts and more throughout the year. Free and open to the public.

Green River Cove
Saluda NC
(800) 440-7848

Two public access areas for fishing, tubing, kayaking, canoeing and hiking. Please be aware that swimming and picnicking are illegal in this area. Maps of hiking trails are available at the Polk County Visitor’s Center.

Pearson’s Falls

Located in Saluda, NC, beautiful Pearson’s Falls 268 acre native forest and wildlife sanctuary with a ¼ mile trail to 90 ft waterfall.  $5 cash entrance fee, no pets allowed.  Open February 1-December 31 (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day).

Whitewater Rafting, Tubing, and Kayaking

Green River Cove
Saluda, NC
(800)440-7848

The Green River and all its wonder is just 6 miles from our cabins near Asheville.  Two public access areas for fishing, tubing, kayaking, canoeing and hiking. Please be aware that swimming and picnicking are illegal in this area. Maps of hiking trails are available at the Polk County Visitor’s Center.

Green River Adventures
Saluda, NC (800)335-1530
Kayaking, Creeking, and Waterfall Adventures, just 5 minutes from the cabins!

Nantahala Outdoor Centercabins near whitewater rafting
Asheville NC

Whitewater rafting just about 45 minutes to an hour from our cabins to your day of adventure!  Nantahala Outdoor Center offers a variety of whitewater rafting for families and more advanced.
(888)905-7238 for reservations.

Silver Creek Tubing
Silver Creek Rd., Mill Spring NC
(800)510-1603 or (828)894-2331

Tube, canoe, fun-yak, and raft rentals.

Wild Water Rafting
Multiple Locations in NC and SC
(800)451-9972

Wildwater Ltd. is widely recognized as one of the finest whitewater rafting outfitters in the country. For over 30 years, our attention to detail has made us a leader in the outdoor adventure industry. Providing high quality experiences on our adventure rafting trips is our number one priority.

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding near Saluda NC cabinsCedar Creek Stables
Trail Rides and Gem Mining

Lake Lure NC
(828)625-2811

Pisgah Forest Stables
Pisgah Forest NC
(828)883-8258

Green River Cove Riding Program
Tuxedo, NC
(828)692-5706

Zipline Adventures

The Gorge Saluda, NC – just minutes from the cabins! Fast, fun, right over the famous Green River Gorge

Asheville Treetops Adventure Park climbing, ziplining, jumping, bouncing, playing

Navitat Canopy Adventures tree based zipling canopy adventures

Golf Courses

Cleghorn Plantation
Rutherfordton NC
(828) 286-9117

Links of Tryon
Hwy. 11, Campobello SC
(864) 468-4961

Meadowbrook Golf Course
Meadowbrook Rd., Rutherfordton NC
(828) 863-2690

6400 yard, 18 hole course. Practice range and putting green. Golf shop and snack bar.

Crooked Creek Golf Club
764 Crooked Creek Rd,  Hendersonville NC 28739
(828) 692-2011

Orchard Trace Golf Club
942 Sugarloaf Rd, Hendersonville NC 28792
(828) 685-1006

Only $10 for 18 holes!

Asheville Municipal Golf Course
226 Fairway Dr, Asheville 28805
(828) 298-1867

Asheville Crowne Plaza
1 Resort Dr, Asheville NC 28806
(828) 253-5874

The Grove Park Inn Resort
290 Macon Ave, Asheville NC 28804
(828) 252-2711

Apple Valley and Bald Mountain Courses
Lake Lure NC
Bald Mountain (828)694-3042 or Apple Valley (828)694-3043

Asheville Cabin Rental massage

For Your Health

Appalachian Spa Ventures – Mobile day spa!
They come to your cabin to pamper you on your vacation.
(828)230-1411

More Fun

Hot Air Balloon RideAsheville Hot Air Balloons – Flying in Candler and Asheville, NC across the Hominy Valley amidst the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. Cold Mountain, Mt. Pisgah and Mt. Mitchell loom in the background. It will take your breath away! Reservations Required: [email protected] or (828)667-9943.

The best source of information for Asheville, NC, this informational site guides visitors to a vast selection of things to do, restaurants, movies, weather, and anything else Asheville, North Carolina. The guide to fun and entertainment. asheville_nc_small
saluda At the edge of Polk county, where the foothills end and the Blue Ridge begins. Saluda, NC is the perfect getaway, with great food, shopping, ziplining, kayaking, breathtaking waterfalls and charm!
Asheville Drifters LLC is a professional, year-round fly fishing guide service specializing in float and wade fishing trips for trophy trout and smallmouth bass in western North Carolina. We provide equipment, transportation, gourmet shore lunch, and the fishing adventure of a lifetime. asheville_drifters
lake_lure_nc The Lake Lure Adventure Company in Lake Lure, North Carolina is a favorite among those visiting the WNC region and interested in family adventure water sports such as skiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, boat rental, and more. Visit the website for more information!
North Carolina Waterfalls – A gorgeous lisiting of area waterfalls, how to get to them, hiking trails, maps and much more. Very recommended! nc_waterfalls
Tryon International Equestrian CenterTryon International Equestrian Center Just 25 minutes to TIEC.
wild_water Wild Water Rafting Ltd. is widely recognized as one of the finest whitewater rafting outfitters in the country. For over 30 years, our attention to detail has made us a leader in the outdoor adventure industry. Providing high quality experiences on our adventure rafting trips is our number one priority.
curtis_wright A specialty retail store where the avid outdoors enthusiast begins and ends, Curtis Wright Outfitters ends your search for quality merchandise and services that are artfully tailored to the sport of the local landscape.
green_river_bbq Green River BBQ – Located in historic Saluda, serving Authentic Southern Bar-B-Que, Chicken, Ribs, Beef, Smoked Turkey, Seafood, Sandwiches and much, much, more!  Located in downtown Saluda, only 7 minutes from our cabins near Asheville.
Hunter Banks – Everything you need to be an excellent fisherman in the mountains. Flies, ties, guides, and rods. hunter_banks
flatrock_play Flatrock Playhouse – The excellent Flatrock Playhouse, offering seasonal plays and performances in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Headwaters Outfitters – Experience Western North Carolina’s greatest canoeing, kayaking, and tubing at the hands of caring professionals. headwaters
heartwood Heartwood Contemporary Crafts Gallery – Come discover an intriguing gallery of American crafts located in the center of historic downtown Saluda, North Carolina. You’ll find creativity expressed in all its forms reflecting the quality craftsmanship of our mountains.
Blue Ridge Parkway – U.S. Department of the Interior, Blue Ridge Parkway parkway
blue_ridge_park Blue Ridge Parkway Association – The Blue Ridge Parkway is literally the “Backbone” of a great scenic mountain region embracing the Southern (and highest) portion of the Appalachian mountain range, an area of approximately 20,000 square miles.
Biltmore Estate – Discover America’s largest privately owned home. This is Asheville’s premier destination and is a must for all travelers.  Our cabins are about 35-40 minutes from Biltmore. biltmore_estate
brevard_music Brevard Music Center – The Brevard Music Center, concerts and events.
Foothills Equestrian Nature Center – A 390-acre nature education and recreation center nestled in the beautiful foothills of Tryon, North Carolina. Whether you’re interested in outdoor recreation, nature education or preservation of precious open space, you’ll find something of interest at FENCE. fence
Great Smoky Mountains – The park is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, part of the southern Appalachians, and it straddles the Tennessee-North Carolina border for 70 miles. great_smoky_mtns
nc_mountains Polk County Travel & Tourism – Small towns, historic sites, fine art and craft, scenic vistas, and friendly people make Polk County a place you will want to visit over and over.

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