Destination guide

The lively area of Asheville awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Asheville. This city's festivals, mountain views and local tours draw many visitors. Biltmore Estate and U.S. Cellular Center are just a couple of the must-sees. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Asheville

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Asheville has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • New Belgium Brewing Company (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Asheville Treetops Adventure Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Grove Park Country Club (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Country Club of Asheville (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Asheville's Fun Depot (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Asheville

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Asheville is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aston Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Botanical Gardens at Asheville (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Beaver Lake View Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Blue Ridge National Heritage Area (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Bent Creek Experimental Forest (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • North Carolina Arboretum (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Asheville

Fly into Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), the closest airport, located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Asheville?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,084 house rentals around Asheville. From 590 Cottages to 973 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Asheville is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Asheville?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Asheville:

  • Downtown: 259 vacation rentals
  • Haw Creek: 36 vacation rentals
  • Historic Montford: 255 vacation rentals
  • Five Points: 228 vacation rentals
  • South French Broad: 187 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Asheville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Asheville. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bent Creek Experimental Forest: 2,101 home rentals
  • Beaver Lake View Park: 1,799 home rentals
  • Biltmore Estate: 2,147 home rentals
  • Asheville's Fun Depot: 2,155 home rentals
  • Asheville City Hall: 1,923 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Asheville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Asheville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 590 Cottages in Asheville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Asheville include:

  • Houses: 973 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 590 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 17 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Asheville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 185 vacation homes with pool available in Asheville.

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