Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Downtown Asheville

Take a vacation to Downtown Asheville and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and festivals. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and art, this walkable city won't disappoint. Biltmore Estate and U.S. Cellular Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown Asheville

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Downtown Asheville has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre (0.9 mi / 1.4 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 (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Country Club of Asheville (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Asheville's Fun Depot (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Downtown Asheville

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Asheville is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aston Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Botanical Gardens at Asheville (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Beaver Lake View Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Blue Ridge National Heritage Area (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Bent Creek Experimental Forest (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • North Carolina Arboretum (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Downtown Asheville

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 258 house rentals around Downtown. From 152 Condos/Apartments to 51 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 Downtown is on HomeAway.

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

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 Downtown:

  • Haw Creek: 39 vacation rentals
  • Historic Montford: 267 vacation rentals
  • Mountain Air: 24 vacation rentals
  • Five Points: 239 vacation rentals
  • South French Broad: 183 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 Downtown?

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

  • Asheville City Hall: 1,995 home rentals
  • Diana Wortham Theatre: 1,989 home rentals
  • Altamont Theater: 1,985 home rentals
  • U.S. Cellular Center: 1,975 home rentals
  • Black Mountain College Museum: 1,976 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown 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 Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 152 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Houses: 51 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 18 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 18 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation homes with pool available in Downtown.

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