Just south and east of Asheville, the Biltmore House is only 17 minutes from Cedar Creek, making it the perfect day trip for a couple or group of guests. View the 4 story estate, explore many of their several outdoor gardens or visit the winery. For more information visit their website at www.biltmore.com
There are many free and exciting areas off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Pick wild blueberries, or go off road mountain biking. Craggy Gardens is at milepost 364.4 which offers breathtaking views perfect for hiking or a picnic lunch.