Local Attractions


The Cedarwood Inn is only minutes from these attractions:



Carl Sandburg’s Connemara - National Park. Walk trails on 264 acres, tour house, visit barn and goat herd.Check their schedule for performances of Carl Sandburg’s wonderful Rutabaga Stories.

Flat Rock Playhouse
- One of the top 10 summer theaters in the nation, open from June through December.

Blue Ridge Parkway
- Just north of Hendersonville, a beautiful drive through the mountains in any season.

Lake Lure - One of the 10 most spectacular man made lakes in the south with 27 miles of shoreline and 1,500 acres of crystal clear water.

Biltmore Estate - An absolute must see! Tour the 250 room house, drive through the 12,000 beautifully groomed acres, visit the winery, grab a sandwich or dine at one of the restaurants, take in the dairy barn, the greenhouses, and so much more.

Brevard Music Center - A campus for serious music students to study over the summer with distinguished musicians with an intense performance schedule during June - August.

NC Arboretum - Located in Asheville. Miles of hiking and biking trails, state-of-the-art greenhouse, educational opportunities, 426 acre facility open daily, except Christmas.

DuPont State Park - Eighty miles of hiking, biking & horseback trails. Registered NC Game Lands open to the general public. Beautiful waterfalls and forest, a must for outdoor enthusiasts.

Horseback Riding - You can watch a steeplechase or take a ride in the woods or mountains.

Chimney Rock - Will take your breath away. Climb to top or take 26 story elevator. Trails too!

Jump Off Rock - A pleasant trip to learn about a Native American legend.

Golf - From 9 to 18 hole courses or driving ranges, our climate provides four seasons of ideal conditions for golfers.

Boating - Kayak/Canoe/Tube the Nantahala, French Broad or Green Rivers.

Fish - Fishing opportunities are plentiful, on your own or with a professional guide.

Pisgah National Forest - The Cradle of Forestry, Pink Beds, Wildlife Education Center and Fish Hatchery, Shining Rock Wilderness, Sliding Rock, and so much more.

Hiking and Biking
- Hiking trails are unlimited, including DuPont State Forest, Pisgah Forest, Connemara, Appalachian Trail. Biking events and routes are available.

Apple Orchards - During season you can pick yourself or buy at the orchards, learn everything about apples, join in Hendersonville’s Apple Festival fun.