The Lion and the Rose


City of Asheville

Things to Do in Asheville

Asheville, North Carolina is one of the most unique cities in the South. It is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the oldest and most lush mountain range in the world but natural beauty is just part of its charm. Often referred to as "the Paris of the South," Asheville is packed with art, crafts, antique shops, music, entertainment, varied & unique architecture, tourist attractions, and many excellent independently owned restaurants. The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast is in the best possible location for you to experience all that the area offers.

Asheville’s Official Visitor’s Site

Asheville tacos

Asheville Restaurants

Asheville has been called one of the "Best food cities in America" for the number of restaurants per capita. Asheville's foodie scene also strongly supports local farmers and showcases regional cuisine.

The Lion and the Rose beer

Asheville Breweries

Asheville has been nicknamed "Beer City USA". There are more breweries per capita than any other U.S. city. With over 48+ breweries in the area, it is a beer lovers haven.

Blue Ridge Mountains sunset

Outdoor Activities and Adventures

Asheville is the perfect spot for outdoor lovers! Experience hiking, biking, rafting, fishing, ziplining and discovering nature. From the Blue Ridge Parkway to Pisgah National Forest to Chimney Rock to Dupont State Park, there are endless options for adventure around Asheville.

Ask us to share some of our favorite outdoor activities and adventures. We also enjoy making personal recommendations just for you.