15+ Fun Things To Do in Downtown Asheville, The Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association

15+ Fun Things To Do in Downtown Asheville

September 20, 2021


There is so much to do in Downtown Asheville that it’s hard to know where to begin! Luckily, the members of the Asheville B&B Association have all the insider information to help you plan your time in The Land of the Sky. Keep reading to learn the itinerary recommended by AVL locals for your next downtown adventure!

Located in the Historic Montford District, Cumberland Falls Bed & Breakfast Inn offers a luxurious stay within a 15-minute walk of Downtown Asheville. Enjoy a delicious breakfast each morning, then head outside to explore the city. Don’t forget to ask your innkeeper for local tips about what to do!

15+ Fun Things To Do in Downtown Asheville, The Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association

Strolling & Shopping

  1. Shop for something cute at Lou Lou Boutiques
  2. Look for the magical fairy doors on Hiawassee Street
  3. Snag a souvenir at the eclectic gift shop, Asheville Emporium 
  4. Dig into the history (and deals) at Mast General Store

Engadine Inn and Cabins offers a luxurious getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Tucked away at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this beautiful inn guarantees stunning natural views and a peaceful environment. Plus, it’s only 15 minutes away from downtown.

15+ Fun Things To Do in Downtown Asheville, The Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association

Eating & Drinking

  1. Have lunch and a beer at S&W Market
  2. Devour a churro from La Bodega
  3. Grab a farm-fresh bite from a local food truck
  4. Soak in the sunset at the Montford Rooftop
  5. Enjoy a delicious dinner at Limones
  6. Snag one last drink at Little Jumbo on the way back to your inn

ABBA Tip: If you don’t stay within walking distance of downtown, get familiar with the city-owned parking garages for the best availability and rates. Check out the real-time availability app to find a spot like the locals!

15+ Fun Things To Do in Downtown Asheville, The Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association

Music & Culture

  1. Revel in live music at Jack of the Wood
  2. Learn more about the history of the city along the Asheville Urban Trail
  3. Catch a show at Asheville Music Hall
  4. Request your favorite tune at Off The Wagon Dueling Piano Bar
  5. Play for hours at the Asheville Pinball Museum
  6. Check out the latest exhibits at the Asheville Art Museum
  7. Listen to the buskers on Wall Street, Pack Square, and anywhere else they might be

Experience a step back in time to 1912 at Applewood Manor Inn Bed & Breakfast. Located in the Historic Montford District, Applewood Manor is just a short walk from the heart of downtown Asheville. Check out their available rooms!

15+ Fun Things To Do in Downtown Asheville, The Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association

If you visit any of these awesome Downtown Asheville destinations, tag us in your photo on Instagram! Want additional insider tips about your upcoming getaway? Learn more about what to do in Asheville by staying at an independent inn. Your innkeeper will gladly offer tips about travelling more sustainablygirl’s trip ideas, and so much more. Let the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association help you find the best inn, B&B, or boutique hotel for your next getaway.

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