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Destination guide

Big fun to be had in Black Mountain

Black Mountain is set in an idyllic valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains, part of the Southern Appalachians. Head into town and you’ll find dozens of great restaurants, as well as independent galleries and stores selling artwork and handcrafted goods—perfect for finding that unique vacation memento. After arriving at Black Mountain vacation rentals, you’ll discover the town has a wealth of fantastic attractions and activities to explore. It provides easy access to 2 national forests, where you can enjoy hiking, biking, tubing, and boating, to name but a few of the outdoor pursuits on offer.

Things to do

Discover the history of Swannanoa Valley in Black Mountain

The Black Mountain Center for the Arts is one of the must-see attractions of the town, featuring exhibits that highlight the beautiful work of local artists. If you want to do something more hands-on, try one of their fun workshops, such as a pottery class suitable for both adults and children. If you’re looking to explore the rich past of the area, visit the Swannanoa Valley Museum and History Center. It has a range of fascinating exhibitions covering the history of the area, including the valley’s early settlement and the Prohibition era.


Take a culinary tour of Black Mountain

There are lots of incredible restaurants in Black Mountain; so many in fact, that it can be hard to know where to start. Luckily, Creative Mountain Food Tours offer the perfect way to experience the cuisine of the town, as well as teaching you about the history of the valley. Hiking and cycling are some of the most popular activities here. You’ll find that plenty of trails await you, whether you want to take a challenging hike across Seven Sisters Mountain Range, or a relaxing bike ride along the Point Lookout Greenway Bike Trail.


Enjoy a summer getaway in Black Mountain

A vacation in Black Mountain is usually a leisurely affair, so whether it’s lazing by the lake or taking a stroll through the mountains, you may want to visit during the warmer months of the year to make the most of it. Book Black Mountain vacation rentals for summer or the beginning of fall for the best weather—the most favorable time to visit is June through September. Winter temperatures stretch into March, so for a spring vacation, look to April and May for pleasant conditions, ideal for exploring the great outdoors in comfort.

Natural features

Stay in Black Mountain for beautiful forests

Surrounded by beautiful mountains, you can be sure to wake up to stunning panoramas every morning in Black Mountain vacation rentals. The town is also located between 2 national forests—Pisgah National Forest and Nantahala National Forest—both spectacular areas comprising forests, peaks, rivers, and waterfalls. The town also has a charming lake, Lake Tomahawk. With Mount Graybeard and the Seven Sisters Peaks mirrored in the calm waters, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing stroll or picnic with the family.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Black Mountain

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Black Mountain?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,509 vacation rentals around Black Mountain. From 519 cabin rentals to 1,316 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.